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.

Investigation of genetic variability among Xylella fastidiosa strains in Texas vineyards and surrounding vegetation.

PIs: Lisa Morano

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: USDA - Texas Fund
  • Budget: $55,337
  • Start date: January 01, 2005
  • Stop date: January 01, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED