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 additional insecticides for quarantine against the glassy-winged sharpshooter in California's commercial ornamental nurseries.

PIs: Richard Redak

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $118,645
  • Start date: July 01, 2008
  • Stop date: June 30, 2010
  • Status: APPROVED