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Grape Researcher Breeds Vines Resistant to Pierce's Disease

Vinifera vines crossbred with resistant American species may someday yield good-tasting wines, but are better for blending for now

Posted: April 6, 2007  By Lynn Alley

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Phylloxera Found in Martinborough Vineyard

Producer Te Kairanga will begin replanting some vines following the 2007 New Zealand harvest, currently underway

Posted: March 15, 2007  By Daniel Sogg

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First Live Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Found in Napa

Discovery of an adult insect known to spread a vine-killing disease causes some concern in California's most prominent wine region

Posted: February 23, 2007  By MaryAnn Worobiec

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A Vineyard Pest Familiar to California Now Plagues Arizona

Governor declares state of emergency in fight against glassy-winged sharpshooter

Posted: June 29, 2006  By Lynn Alley

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Signs of Vineyard Pest Found Again in Napa

County is on alert against the glassy-winged sharpshooter, which spreads a vine-killing disease

Posted: May 25, 2006  By Daniel Sogg

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Southern New Zealand Uncovers Another Phylloxera Infestation

Affected area appears to be small, but Central Otago winegrowers remain concerned about the vineyard pest

Posted: January 20, 2006  By Daniel Sogg

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Vineyard Pest Arrives in Arizona Wine Country

The glassy-winged sharpshooter, which has plagued California for several years, poses a threat to a new region

Posted: September 21, 2005  By Lynn Alley

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Glassy-Winged Sharpshooters Return to Area Near Napa

Live insects and hatched egg masses were found in Vacaville, which was infested by the vineyard pest last year

Posted: May 15, 2005  By Lynn Alley

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Vineyard Pest Makes Fourth Appearance in Napa This Year

Glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs were found on plants shipped to a winery

Posted: April 26, 2005  By Lynn Alley

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More Sharpshooter Eggs Found in Sonoma

Two more egg-mass spottings increase vineyard pest concerns

Posted: March 30, 2005  By Lynn Alley

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Sharpshooter Eggs Found in Sonoma County

Egg masses believed to have originated in Southern California

Posted: March 18, 2005  By Lynn Alley

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Evidence of Vineyard Pest in Napa County

Three separate glassy-winged sharpshooter egg masses have been found in a one-month span

Posted: March 16, 2005  By Lynn Alley

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Vineyard Pest Intercepted in New Northern California Location

The glassy-winged sharpshooter, which transmits a fatal grapevine disease, was found in nursery plants in Yolo County, home of UC Davis.

Posted: August 3, 2004  By Lynn Alley

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Vineyard Pest Makes a Return Appearance Near Napa

An infestation of glassy-winged sharpshooters, insects that can transmit a deadly vine disease, has been discovered in Solano County.

Posted: June 11, 2004  By Lynn Alley

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California Vineyard Pest Appears Near UC Davis

An adult glassy-winged sharpshooter, carrier of vine-killing Pierce's disease, was found in Solano County.

Posted: June 27, 2003  By Lynn Alley

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More Sharpshooter Eggs Found in Napa Valley

For the second time this year, Napa inspectors stop a plant shipment carrying the bug that transmits vine-killing Pierce's disease.

Posted: March 22, 2003  By Lynn Alley

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Napa Receives Reminder to Stay Vigilant for Vineyard Pest

Eggs of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, which transmits vine-killing Pierce's disease, were found in a plant shipment at a nursery.

Posted: February 22, 2003  By Lynn Alley

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Vineyard Pest Found in Sacramento, But Poses Little Threat

Two glassy-winged sharpshooters, which can spread a vine-killing disease, were discovered in a residential area of the city.

Posted: August 17, 2002  By Tim Fish

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