Pierce's Disease represents a substantial threat to wine grapes, citrus, stone fruits, & almonds. This hearing focused attention on this problem, find solutions, & assist in any way the Congress can. Witnesses: Matthew Blua, research assoc., Univ. of CA, Riverside; John DeLuca, Wine Inst.; Enrique Figueroa; U.S. Dept. of Ag.; Patrick Gleeson, Amer. Vineyard Fdn.; James Kamas, extension fruit specialist, Texas Ag. Extension Service; William Lyons, CA. Dept. of Food & Ag.; Peter Opatz, Clois du Bois Vineyard & Winery; Rod Pacheco, CA Assembly; William Pauli, CA Farm Bureau; Karen Ross, CA Assoc. of Wine Grape Growers; & Craig Weaver, Callaway Vineyard & Winery.Pombo, Richard W. is the author of 'Pierces Disease Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture, U.S. House of Representatives' with ISBN 9780756715632 and ISBN 0756715636.