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:
    Freeman, M
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
July 01, 2007 Colony morphology of Xylella fastidiosa almond leaf scorch strains Canadian journal of plant pathology-revue canadienne de phytopathologie Groves, R; Civerolo, EL; Chen, JC; Zheng, YW; Viveros, M; Freeman, M;