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.

Isolation, characterization and genetic manipulation of Xylella fastidiosa hemagglutinin genes

PIs: Bruce Kirkpatrick

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: UC - PD Fund
  • Budget: $64,260
  • Start date: July 01, 2010
  • Stop date: June 30, 2011
  • Status: APPROVED