What is Pierce's Disease?

Pierce’s Disease is a bacterial infection, which is spread by bugs that feed on grapevines, particularly the "glassy winged sharpshooter." Grapevines that become infected with PD can quickly become sick and die.

Characterization of Xylella fastidiosa genes required for pathogencity

PIs: Pamela Ronald

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $88,000
  • Start date: July 01, 2010
  • Stop date: June 30, 2012
  • Status: APPROVED