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

Organization:
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Amount:
$39,404.44
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wake
Description:

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 additional 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.

Contact:
Ms. Kathy Kennel Campus Box 7645 Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7645 919-515-9259
Areas Served:
Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin

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