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.

The epidemiology of novel PdR1 resistant grapevines: Epidemic and vector movement models to support integrated disease management.

PIs: Rodrigo Almeida

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $213,036
  • Start date: July 01, 2017
  • Stop date: June 30, 2019
  • Status: APPROVED