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Glassy-Winged Sharpshooters Expected to Increase Plant Disease

Alexander H. Purcell, Stuart R. Saunders

27 June 2000

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In California, the glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS) may increase the spread of plant diseases caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa, which causes Pierce’s disease of grapevines, almond leaf scorch, and oleander leaf scorch disease.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2000-0627-02-RS

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