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

Determining the day-degree requirements for glassy-winged sharpshooter development and quantification of demographic statistics at five temperatures.

PIs: Donald Cooksey


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