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:
    Hopkins, Don
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
December 07, 2004 CORRELATION BETWEEN RESISTANCE TO PIERCES DISEASE AND XYLELLA STRAIN VIRULENCE USING PARTIALLY PURIFIED CULTURE FILTRATE 2004 pierce's disease research symposium Lu, Jiang; Bloem, Kenneth; Paraiso, Oulimathe; Sheikh, Mehboob; Yun, Haenkun; Hopkins, Don;
December 05, 2005 ROLE OF TYPE I SECRETION IN PIERCES DISEASE 2005 pierce's disease research symposium Gabriel, Dean; Hopkins, Don; Reddy, Joseph;
October 01, 2002 Xylella fastidiosa: Cause of Pierces disease of grapevine and other emergent diseases Plant disease Purcell, Alexander; Hopkins, Don;
April 01, 2002 Induction of systemic, broad spectrum disease resistance in grapevine by in vitro selection In vitro cellular and developmental biology animal Hopkins, Don; Gray, D.; Jayasankar, S.; Li, Zhijian;
June 01, 2000 Differentiation of pathotypes of Xylella fastidiosa by SDS-PAGE of proteins Phytopathology Hopkins, Don; Wichman, R.;
June 01, 2002 Pathogenic and genetic relationships among strains of Xylella fastidiosa isolated from various hosts Phytopathology Hopkins, Don; Wichman, R.; Thompson, C.;
December 01, 2005 Biological control of Pierces disease in the vineyard with strains of Xylella fastidiosa benign to grapevine Plant disease Hopkins, Don;
August 01, 2002 Differentiation of pathogenic groups of Xylella fastidiosa strains with whole-cell protein profiles Plant disease Hopkins, Don; Wichman, R.;
February 01, 2000 First report of oleander leaf scorch caused by Xylella fastidiosa in Florida Plant disease Hopkins, Don; Wichman, R.; Wichman, T.;
October 01, 2000 16S rDNA sequence analysis of Xylella fastidiosa strains Systematic and applied microbiology Chen, Jianchi; Hartung, J.; Hopkins, Don; Jarret, R.; Qin, X.; Chang, Chung-Jan; Banks, D.;