|A scientific and community Internet resource on plant diseases caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa|
- X. fastidiosa movies
- X. fastidiosa genome-9a5c (citrus)
- X. fastidiosa genome-Dixon (almond)
- Sharpshooters of the world
- California Department of Food and Agriculture - Pierce's disease program
- Pierce's Disease Research Symposium
- X. fastidiosa MLST site
- Daniela Takiya's Key to Genera of the Tribe Proconiini
- Brochosomes - learn more...
Welcome to the Xylella fastidiosa website. In this site you will find information on diseases caused by this bacterium, its insect vectors and control guidelines for Pierce's disease in California. In addition, a list of references is available, although it has not been recently updated. However, we have a link to Pubmed so you can search the most recent literature.
We are aware that a few links are not functional at the moment, we apologize for that.
Please contact us if you have comments or suggestions.
News & Announcements
Pierce's disease/Glassy-winged sharpshooter CDFA symposium.
The annual Symposium on Pierce's Disease and the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter has tentatively been scheduled - San Diego, December 15-17, 2010.
Recent research results on Pierce's disease made available.
Very exciting research results were reported by scientists last December during the annual Pierce's disease and glassy-winged sharpshooter symposium. Click here to read the contributions - link
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