عنوان مقاله [English]
Pilidiella granati has been recognized as the agent of pomegranate fruit rot disease which is reported as crown rot pathogen in recent years.
In order to identify the causal agent of pomegranate crown rot, samples were collected from infected pomegranate trees in Lorestan province. Fungal isolates were purified and identified morphologically. Based on morphological and cultural characteristics, the fungus was identified as Pilidiella granati. This is the first report of P. granati pomegranate crown rot in Lorestan province.