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.

Multi-locus simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers for genotyping and genetic diversity assessment of Xylella fastidiosa in California.

PIs: Andrew Walker; Hong Lin

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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $162,532
  • Start date: July 01, 2004
  • Stop date: December 31, 2007
  • Status: APPROVED