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.

Evaluation of the efficacy of Sevin (carbaryl) treatments in the Porterville glassy-winged sharpshooter infestation.

PIs: Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease Control Program
  • Budget: $13,977
  • Start date: July 01, 2000
  • Stop date: June 30, 2001
  • Status: APPROVED