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.

Identifying key predators of the various glassy-winged sharpshooter lifestages.

PIs: Russell Groves; Thomas Henneberry; Ed Civerolo; James Hagler; Valarie Fournier; Jesse de Leon; Kent Daane

Reports:
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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $114,700
  • Start date: July 01, 2004
  • Stop date: June 30, 2006
  • Status: APPROVED