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

Author Detail

  • Name:
    Andersen, PC
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
October 01, 2008 Behavioral Model for Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): Optimization of Host Plant Utilization and Management Implications Environmental entomology Mizell, RF; Tipping, C; Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Hunter, WB; Northfield, T;
May 01, 2008 Retention sites for Xylella fastidiosa in four sharpshooter vectors (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae) analyzed by scanning electron microscopy Current microbiology Andersen, PC; Marucci, RC; Lopes, JRS; Alves, E; Leite, B; Pascholati, SF;
December 01, 2007 Preference-performance linkage of the xylem feeding leafhopper, Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera cicadellidae) Environmental entomology Mizell, RF; Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Oden, S;
September 01, 2007 Influence of xylem fluid chemistry on planktonic growth, biofilm formation and aggregation of Xylella fastidiosa Fems microbiology letters Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Leite, B; Oden, S; Shriner, A;
February 01, 2009 Dispersal, Patch Leaving, and Distribution of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Environmental entomology Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Hunter, WB; Northfield, T; Mizell, R; Riddle TC; Paini DR;
October 01, 2008 Behavioral model for Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): optimization of host plant utilization and management implications. environ entomol. Mizell, RF; Tipping, C; Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Hunter, WB; Northfield, T;
February 01, 2011 Analysis of Xylem Fluid Components in Almond Cultivars Differing in Resistance to Almond Leaf Scorch Disease Plant disease Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Kirkpatrick, BC; Wilhelm, M; Kasun, GW;
January 01, 2010 Biodiversity and ecology of potential vectors (Insecta: Hemiptera: Auchenorryncha) of Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al. in coffee plants of Puerto Rico Journal of agriculture of the university of puerto rico Andersen, PC; Brodbeck, BV; Marino-Cardenas, Y; Zapata, M; McKamey, S;