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:
    Coltri, P.
Published DateTitlePublicationAuthor List
April 01, 2005 Transcription analysis of pilS and xpsEL genes from Xylella fastidiosa Antonie van leeuwenhoek international journal of general and molecular microbiology Rosato, Y.; Coltri, P.;
June 01, 2004 Regulation of the htpX gene of Xylella fastidiosa and its expression in E. coli Current microbiology Rosato, Y.; Coltri, P.;