Pierce's Disease
Research Updates

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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.

glassy-winged sharpshooter

September 2012 news archives

  • Glassy-winged sharpshooter, grape industry pest, found in Lemoore
    Fresno Bee September 22, 2012

    Fresno Bee Glassy-winged sharpshooter , grape industry pest, found in Lemoore Fresno Bee A glassy-winged sharpshooter , one of the grape industrys most feared pests, has been found in Kings County. The single insect was recently caught in a trap at a home in the northeast Lemoore area. This week, a ...


  • Glassy-winged sharpshooter, grape industry pest, found in Lemoore
    Fresno Bee September 21, 2012

    Fresno Bee Glassy-winged sharpshooter , grape industry pest, found in Lemoore Fresno Bee A glassy-winged sharpshooter , one of the grape industrys most feared pests, has been found in Kings County. The single insect was picked up in a trap at a home in northeast Lemoore. It is only the second sharp ...