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

Systemic formulations of antibacterial nanoparticles for Pierce’s disease management (22-0557)

PIs: Leonardo De La Fuente


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Funding Sources:

  • Funded by: CDFA - Pierce's Disease and Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Board
  • Budget: $104,311
  • Start date: January 01, 2023
  • Stop date: December 31, 2023
  • Status: APPROVED