Pierce's Disease
Research Updates


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

2011 Pierce's Disease Research Symposium

Date: December 13th - 15th, 2011
Location: The Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel in Sacramento, California
Welcome: The dates for the 2011 Pierce's Disease Research Symposium are fast approaching! Please join us at this year's Symposium to find out about the latest research progress being made on Pierce's disease and its vectors.
Link to website: https://secure.cdfa.ca.gov/egov/pds2011/