Pathogenicity and characterization of Pilidiella granati causing pomegranate diseases in Greece

This is the first report of the occurrence of shoot blight and canker disease of pomegranates in Greece caused by the fungus Pilidiella granati Saccardo. The pathogen caused cankers on shoots, fruit rot and crown rot of pomegranate trees. Preliminary studies showed that pycnidia, developed on mummified fruits, blighted shoots and crown, could be… CONTINUE READING

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