Management of Pierce’s Disease of Grapes in the Piedmont of North Carolina

North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

Pierce’s disease is a deadly infection, carried by insects, that can kill infected grape vines in one to two years. This Golden LEAF grant will support work to develop a program to manage Pierce’s Disease in grapes grown in the Piedmont region of North Carolina through pruning, insecticide treatment for vector control, and management or removal of disease hosts surrounding the vineyards.

Ms. Kathy KennelCampus Box 7645Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7645919-515-9259
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