Leading horiticulturists in Australia have called for a ban on table grape imports from California in the fear that Pierce’s disease, the killer vine bacterium, could be transmitted to Australian vineyards.Pierce’s disease is costing the California wine industry tens of millions of dollars, prompting US Vice President Al Gore to declare a federal emergency.

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