Pierce’s Disease (UC Bulletin)

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By Lucis G. Varela, Rhonda J. Smith and Phil A. Phillips

University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Softbound – 20 pages

Pierce’s Disease is a serious bacterial disease that kills grpevine. It is caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa, that once intoduced, resides in the water-conductive system of the plant. Currently, there is no known cure for the disease. With full color pictures and multiple tables, this booklet gives growers an excellent knowledgebase to combat the disease. Chapters cover the symptoms by season, the bacteria’s background, insect vectors, incidence and spread, vector monitoring and vineyard management

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