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.

Toward a standardized treatment to eliminate glassy-winged sharpshooters egg masses in commercial nursery stock.

PIs: Richard Redak

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $79,785
  • Start date: June 01, 2003
  • Stop date: June 30, 2005
  • Status: APPROVED