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:
    de Souza, AA
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
October 01, 2008 Assessment of the diagnostic potential of Immmunocapture-PCR and Immuno-PCR for Citrus Variegated Chlorosis Journal of microbiological methods Peroni, LA; dos Reis, JRR; Della Coletta, H; de Souza, AA; Machado, MA; Stach-Machado, DR;
September 01, 2008 Chemical characterization of Citrus sinensis grafted on C. limonia and the effect of some isolated compounds on the growth of Xylella fastidiosa Journal of agricultural and food chemistry de Souza, AA; Machado, MA; Ribeiro, AB; Abdelnur, PV; Garcia, CF; Belini, A; Severino, VGP; Silva, MFDGF; Fernandes, JB; Vieira, PC; de Carvalho, SA;
December 01, 2007 Comparative genomic characterization of citrus-associated Xylella fastidiosa strains Bmc genomics de Souza, AA; Machado, MA; da Silva, VS; Shida, CS; Rodrigues, FB; Ribeiro, DCD; Coletta-Filho, HD; Nunes, LR; de Oliveira, RC;
January 01, 2008 Copper resistance of biofilm cells of the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa Applied microbiology and biotechnology de Souza, AA; Machado, MA; Coletta-Filho, HD; Rodrigues, CM; Takita, MA; Olivato, JC; Caserta, R;
July 01, 2010 Expression of Xylella fastidiosa Fimbrial and Afimbrial Proteins during Biofilm Formation Applied and environmental microbiology de Souza, AA; Machado, MA; Stach-Machado, DR; Takita, MA; Caserta, R; Rosselli-Murai, LK; de Souza, AP; Targon, ML; Peroni, L; Andrade, A; Labate, CA; Kitajima, EW;
August 01, 2011 Identification of defence-related genes expressed in coffee and citrus during infection by Xylella fastidiosa European journal of plant pathology de Souza, AA; Machado, MA; Mehta, A; do Amaral, AM; Carazzolle, MF; Rabello, FR; Martins, NF; Freitas-Astua, J; Pereira, GAG;
July 01, 2011 The role of conditioning film formation and surface chemical changes on Xylella fastidiosa adhesion and biofilm evolution Journal of colloid and interface science de Souza, AA; Rodrigues, CM; Lorite, GS; Cotta, MA; Kranz, C; Mizaikoff, B;