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.

Grapevine virus management in Lodi: A collaborative research and integrated outreach effort to help solve a statewide challenge (19-0277-SA)

PIs: Stephanie Bolton

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $39,000
  • Start date: July 01, 2019
  • Stop date: April 30, 2020
  • Status: APPROVED