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2014 PD Research Symposium Highlights

The 2014 Pierce’s Disease (PD) Research Symposium held in Sacramento December 16-17 highlighted research progress and promising new products, technologies and mechanisms to prevent and control PD in grapevines. These include: traditionally-bred PD-resistant cultivars, the development of microbiological and transgenic mechanisms to suppress PD, and new directions to control PD’s vector–the glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS).

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