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

The genome sequence of Xylella fastidiosa

  • Author(s): Reinach, F.;
  • Abstract:
  • Publication Date: Apr 1999
  • Journal: Faseb Journal