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

Meeting of the PD/GWSS Board Meeting & Pierce's Disease Advisory Task Force

Date: Monday, January 25, 2010
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Auditorium, California Department of Food & Agriculture, 1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Contact: Janet LeMasters (916) 651-0253