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 the lipopolysaccharide-mediated response to Xylella fastidiosa infection in grapevines.

PIs: Caroline Roper

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $416,331
  • Start date: July 01, 2011
  • Stop date: December 31, 2015
  • Status: APPROVED
  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $272,940
  • Start date: July 01, 2015
  • Stop date: June 30, 2018
  • Status: APPROVED