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

Job Opening: Business & Technology Development Consultant

The Public Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture (PIPRA) is recruiting a part-time consultant to assist in mediation of licensing and commercialization of promising research outputs that demonstrate efficacy in control, prevention and/or remediation of Pierce’s Disease in California grapevines.

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