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June 2007
New Perspectives on Pierce's Disease
Advances in molecular microbiology further the understanding of the disease process and possible methods of control for the bacterial pathogen, Xylella fastidiosa.
by Steven Lindow
The recent introduction of the glassy-winged sharpshooter in southern regions of California has transformed Pierce's Disease from a problem mostly associated with vineyards near riparian areas to one which could potentially involve grapes over most of the state. The blue-green sharpshooter, a native vector of the bacterial pathogen Xylella fastidiosa, has a much more limited range of flight and narrower host plant preferences than does the glassy-winged sharpshooter, thus putting grapes at ris...
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