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:
    Lacava, PT
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
April 01, 2008 Detection of siderophores in endophytic bacteria Methylobacterium spp. associated with Xylella fastidiosa subsp pauca Pesquisa agropecuaria brasileira Azevedo, JL; Araujo, WL; Lacava, PT; Silva-Stenico, ME; Simionato, AVC; Carrilho, E; Tsai, SM;
April 01, 2008 Detection of the bacterium, Xylella fastidiosa, in saliva of glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis Journal of insect science Miller, TA; Ramirez, JL; Lacava, PT;
January 01, 2008 Bioassay assessment of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metchnikoff) Sorokin (Deuteromycota : Hyphomycetes) against Oncometopia facialis (Signoret) (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae) Brazilian journal of microbiology Azevedo, JL; Pria, WD; Lacava, PT; Messias, CL; Lacava, PM;
October 01, 2007 The endophyte Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens reduces symptoms caused by Xylella fastidiosa in Catharanthus roseus Journal of microbiology Hartung, JS; Azevedo, JL; Araujo, WL; Lacava, PT; Li, W;
August 01, 2007 Redution of the symptoms caused by Xylella fastidiosa subsp pauca through application of benzothiadiazole and silicon Pesquisa agropecuaria brasileira Azevedo, JL; Lacava, PT; Tsai, SM; Martinati, JC; Miyasawa, SKS; Guzzo, SD;
February 01, 2007 Evaluation of endophytic colonization of Citrus sinensis and Catharanthus roseus seedlings by endophytic bacteria Journal of microbiology Azevedo, JL; Araujo, WL; Lacava, PT;
February 17, 2010 Diversity and biotechnological potential of endophytic bacterial community of soybean seeds Pesquisa agropecuaria brasileira Lacava, PT; Assumpcao, LD; Dias, ACF; de Azevedo, JL; Menten, JOM;
February 17, 2010 Transmission of Methylobacterium mesophilicum by Bucephalogonia xanthophis for Paratransgenic Control Strategy of Citrus Variegated Chlorosis Journal of microbiology Miller, TA; Azevedo, JL; Araujo, WL; Lopes, JRS; Lacava, PT; Gai, CS; Quecine, MC; Auriac, MC;
February 17, 2010 Diversity of endophytic yeasts from sweet orange and their localization by scanning electron microscopy Journal of basic microbiology Miller, TA; Maccheroni, W; Azevedo, JL; Araujo, WL; Lacava, PT; Gai, CS; Glienke, C;