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  1. Wheat stem rust causes by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici is a serious threat to wheat production all over the world. This study evaluated the efficacy of Bacillus subtilis, B. polymyxa and B. megaterium, Eugeno...

    Authors: Reda I. Omara, Tarek A. Essa, Amal A. Khalil and Mohsen M. Elsharkawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:83

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  2. Jute hairy caterpillar, Spilosoma (=Spilarctia) obliqua (Walker) (Arctiidae: Lepidoptera), is an irregular and polyphagous insect pest that occurs all over India. A severe natural viral epizootic was observed in ...

    Authors: G. Sivakumar, M. Kannan, V. Ramesh Babu, M. Mohan, Surabhi Kumari, R. Rangeshwaran, T. Venkatesan and Chandish R. Ballal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:82

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  3. The tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Gelechiidae: Lepidoptera), is an introduced serious pest of tomato in India. Management of this insect pest mainly relies on insecticides because of its high infestati...

    Authors: Sandeep Kumar Jalapathi, J. Jayaraj, M. Shanthi, M. Theradimani, Balasubramani Venkatasamy, S. Irulandi and S. Prabhu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:81

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  4. A study of interactions among natural enemies is important to develop a better biological control program. Among these interactions, one that is crucial is the consumption of parasitized prey by a predator. Fe...

    Authors: Ahmad Manan Mustafa Chatha and Saima Naz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:80

    Content type: Research

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  5. The study aimed to determine the effect of two aphid species; Lipaphis erysimi (Kaltenbach) and Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on life table and demographic parameters of Hippodamia convergens Gu`er...

    Authors: Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Umair Shahid, Muhammad Tahir, Malik Imran Khan, Muhammad Rizwan, Muhammad Abrar and Muhammad Mubashar Niaz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:79

    Content type: Research

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  6. The effectiveness of Trichoderma atroviride, T. asperellum, T. harzianum, against targeted tea disease causing pathogen, Fusarium solani (dieback), Beauveria bassiana against tea mosquito (Helopeltis theivora), a...

    Authors: Kishor Chand Kumhar, Azariah Babu, John Peter Arulmarianathan, Bhabesh Deka, Mitali Bordoloi, Hirakjyoti Rajbongshi and Pritam Dey

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:78

    Content type: Research

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  7. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are among the frequently used and commercialized bio-pesticides. However, they are restricted in their infectivity, persistence, storage, and cost of production. One of the me...

    Authors: Tshikala Eddie Lulamba and Mahloro Hope Serepa-Dlamini

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:77

    Content type: Research

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  8. The tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a destructive pest affecting the tomato crop causing a loss of 60–100% of the tomato crop production. In the present study, the lethal...

    Authors: Mohamed A. Kandil, Rania N. Abdel-kerim and Moataz A. M. Moustafa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:76

    Content type: Research

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  9. Two different Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpliNPV) isolates were obtained from natural infected S. littoralis larvae in Egypt. The phylogenetic analysis of the pa...

    Authors: Wael Elmenofy, Reda Salem, Engy Osman, Norhan Yasser, Alaa Abdelmawgod, Maryam Saleh, Aya Zaki, Engy Hanafy, Sally Tamim, Salma Amin, Aml El-Bakry, Aya El-Sayed and Lamiaa El-Gaied

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:75

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  10. Pest infestations in net-houses are not sometimes different from that under open-field conditions, necessitating usage of pesticides. To examine the hypothesis that bioagents may have more potential under rest...

    Authors: Indu J. Nair, Sudhendu Sharma and Rabinder Kaur

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:74

    Content type: Research

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  11. The study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of the EPNs against the larvae of Egyptian cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval) and the black cutworm Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in ...

    Authors: Hassan M. Sobhy, Nagwa A. Abdel-Bary, Farid A. Harras, Farha H. Faragalla and Hussein I. Husseinen

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:73

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  12. Predatory nematodes are important as they fed upon several prey nematode species. The diplogasterid predators are characterized by distinguished alterations in feeding apparatus. The diplogasterid predator, Ficto...

    Authors: Harjot Singh Sidhu and Rambir Singh Kanwar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:72

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  13. Intercropping in cotton is of great significance, which helps to reduce the population of insect pests by attracting natural enemies to the field and helping to get stabilized yield and high profit advantage. ...

    Authors: Suman Devi, Pala Ram and Krishna Rolania

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:71

    Content type: Research

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  14. The invasive fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) was reported recently in India, in 2018, destroying food and fodder crops. Eocanthecona furcellata (Wolff) (Hemiptera...

    Authors: M. C. Keerthi, A. Sravika, H. S. Mahesha, Ankita Gupta, H. A. Bhargavi and Shahid Ahmed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:69

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  15. In this study, potential of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) isolates from dead samples of Orosanga japonica (Melichar) (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae) was evaluated. Infected specimens with fungi results confirmed that ...

    Authors: M. Mustafa Akıner, Murat Öztürk, İbrahim Güney and Asu Usta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:68

    Content type: Research

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  16. The peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and silver leaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) are the major pests of capsicum under protected cultivation. The entomopathogenic fungi (EP...

    Authors: Harshdeep Singh and Neelam Joshi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:67

    Content type: Research

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  17. Cucumber powdery mildew disease caused by Podosphaera xanthii (Castagne) U. Braun & Shishkoff severe disease-causing yield losses worldwide. This research study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of the teste...

    Authors: Ehab A. D. Sarhan, Michael H. F. Abd-Elsyed and Azza M. Y. Ebrahiem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:65

    Content type: Research

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  18. The present study was carried out in the agricultural areas of Northwestern Turkey with the purpose to assess the occurrence of Pasteuria spp. bacteria on plant-parasitic nematodes. The soil samples were collecte...

    Authors: Lerzan Öztürk, Tohid Behmand, Gürkan Güvenç Avcı, Refik Bozbuğa, Mustafa Mirik and İbrahim Halil Elekcioğlu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:64

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  19. Compatibility of entomopathogenic fungi (EPFs) viz. Verticillium lecanii, Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana with Azadirachta indica extract (alone and in combinations) was evaluated against 2nd instar...

    Authors: Muhammad Asif Farooq, Bilal Atta, Muhammad Dildar Gogi, Muhammad Jalal Arif and Qurban Ali Arain

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:63

    Content type: Research

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  20. Indigenous entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis pakistanensis, NBAIR H-05 strain was evaluated against diapausing larvae of the Codling moth, Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at 3 different dos...

    Authors: Mohammad Jamal Ahmad, Sajad Mohiudin, Tarique Hassan Askary and Jagadeesh Patil

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:62

    Content type: Research

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  21. This study aimed to evaluate the efficiency of Enterobacter cloacae PS14 and Trichoderma asperellum T34 in the control of potato wilt, caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith), under greenhouse and field conditio...

    Authors: Bereika F. F. Mohamed, Nashwa M. A. Sallam, Saad A. M. Alamri, Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr, Yasser S. Mostafa and Mohamed Hashem

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:61

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  22. The present study was performed to assess the individual and combined potential of 3 different concentrations of Trichoderma sp. (Ts) and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) to control brinjal insect pests. Tested formul...

    Authors: Ahmad Nawaz, Muhammad Dildar Gogi, Muhammad Naveed, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Sufyan, Muhammad Binyameen, Shams Ul Islam, Muhammad Waseem, Muhammad Bilal Ayyub, Muhammad Jalal Arif and Habib Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:60

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  23. The South American tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick 1917) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a newly introduced and a major threat of tomato production in Ethiopia. Laboratory bioassay was conducted to evalua...

    Authors: Birhan Aynalem Ayele, Diriba Muleta, Juan Venegas and Fassil Assefa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:59

    Content type: Research

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  24. Land plants exist in close association with bacterial and fungal microbes, where some associations can be pathogenic and others can be mutualistic/beneficial. One such relation exists between host plant, Cuminum ...

    Authors: Ridhdhi Rathore, Dinesh N. Vakharia and Dheeraj Singh Rathore

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:57

    Content type: Research

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  25. The present study aimed to identify, characterize, and evaluate native chitinolytic rhizobacteria as biocontrol potential against pigeon pea wilt disease, caused by Fusarium udum. A total of 53 isolated rhizobact...

    Authors: Ajinath Dukare, Sangeeta Paul and Asha Arambam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:56

    Content type: Research

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  26. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are a group of biological control agents that are characterized by their ability to search for hosts, safety to non-target insects and environment, and their ability to be use...

    Authors: Etr H. K. Khashaba, Reda E. A. Moghaieb, Amany M. Abd El Azim and Sanaa A. M. Ibrahim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:55

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  27. The local entomopathogenic bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) was isolated and characterized from 16 soil samples collected from different governorates in Egypt. Among 56 bacterial colonies obtained, only 16 ...

    Authors: Aya Abo-Bakr, Eman Mahmoud Fahmy, Fatma Badawy, Ashraf Oukasha Abd El-latif and Saad Moussa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:54

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  28. A survey of pine-associated aphids and their parasitoids was carried out in the arboretum of Pinus halepensis Miller in the Higher Agronomic Institute Chott Mariem (ISA CM, Tunisia) during 2010–2011 and 2018. The...

    Authors: Monia Ben Halima Kamel, Nickolas G. Kavallieratos, Petr Starý and Ehsan Rakhshani

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:53

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  29. Following publication of the original article (Mansoor and Shad 2020), the author’s flagged that the article had published with two errors.

    Authors: Muhammad M. Mansoor and Sarfraz A. Shad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:52

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:23

  30. The bean flower thrips, Megalurothrips usitatus Bagnall (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a major pest of leguminous crops grown in Southern China. This study reports the isolation, identification (through molecular c...

    Authors: Bo Yang, Cailian Du, Shaukat Ali and Jianhui Wu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:50

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  31. The use of pesticides against the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) as a tool to control the pest has become an obstacle to the fresh agricultural products export to m...

    Authors: N. A. Soliman, Sherihan M. Al-amin, Amira E. Mesbah, Ahmed M. A. Ibrahim and Ali M.A. Mahmoud

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:49

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  32. Combined effect of substerilizing doses of gamma radiation (40 and 100 Gy) and different concentrations of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae BA2 (20 and 40 IJs/ml) on the hemocyte count of th...

    Authors: H. M. Salem, M. A. Hussein, S. El. Hafez, M. A. Hussein and R. M. Sayed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:48

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  33. In citrus groves, beneficial insects that reduce abundance of pests are considered a key component of integrated pest management strategies. The aim of this article was to assess the biodiversity of parasitoid...

    Authors: Moulay Chrif Smaili, Abdelmalek Boutaleb-Joutei and Abdelaali Blenzar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:47

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  34. The nematicidal efficiency of two types of extracts (aqueous and methanolic) of 5 plants Peganum harmala L., Raphanus raphanistrum L., Taxus baccata L., Sinapis arvensis L., and Ricinus communis L. on second stag...

    Authors: Sabri Ala Eddine Zaidat, Fazia Mouhouche, Djaafar Babaali, Nesma Abdessemed, Miguel De Cara and Miloude Hammache

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:46

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  35. Some demographic parameters of the indigenous parasitoid, Aphidius matricariae Haliday (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing the greenbug, Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), were estimated at ...

    Authors: Maryam Rashki, Asghar Shirvani and Fatemeh Hajrahmatollahi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:45

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  36. Environmental conditions affect biocontrol agents in a field, being appropriate formulations an alternative to overcome this problem. Formulations based on Trichoderma asperellum TV190 were prepared by emulsified...

    Authors: Wence Herrera, Oscar Valbuena and Domenico Pavone-Maniscalco

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:44

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  37. Fruit flies have a great influence on fruit and vegetable industry of Pakistan. Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Tephritidae) is a polyphagous pest in large number of fruit and vegetable crops worldwide. Virulence of ...

    Authors: Hafiz Muhammad Aatif, Muhammad Shahid Hanif, Muhammad Raheel, Muhammad Ferhan, Muhammad Zeeshan Mansha, Azhar Abbas Khan, Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Qaiser Shakeel and Sajjad Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:42

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  38. The whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is one of the most damaging pests in field crops as well as in greenhouses. The present study aimed to evaluate the in vitro pathogenicity of 2 fungu...

    Authors: Azhar Uddin Keerio, Talha Nazir, Yusuf Ali Abdulle, Ghulam Hussain Jatoi, Muswar Ali Gadhi, Tauqir Anwar, Tum Sokea and Dewen Qiu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:41

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  39. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) can provide a substantial control, especially of the root feeding larval pests. The objective of the present study was to examine beneficial traits of an indigenous entomopath...

    Authors: Ibrahim E. Shehata, Mostafa M. A. Hammam, Fahiem E. El-Borai, Larry W. Duncan and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:40

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  40. Experiments were conducted to test the pathogenicity of entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis pakistanensis alone and in combination with the chemical insecticides, viz., Dichlorvos and Quinalphos and Neem p...

    Authors: Tarique Hassan Askary and Mohammad Jamal Ahmad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:39

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  41. The endophytic fungus, Beauveria bassiana has been found to occur endophytically in hundreds of plant species tissues and has been inoculated for establishment in different plants. It has negative effect on pierc...

    Authors: Samy Sayed, Ahmed El-Shehawi, Saad Al-Otaibi, Samir El-Shazly, Saqer Al-Otaibi, Reda Ibrahim, Mohammed Alorabi, Alaa Baazeem and Mona Elseehy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:38

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  42. Maize (Zea mays L.) is one of the most economic crops in Egypt. Production of amylase from the waste of maize is the most economic and cheap renewable and most abundant raw materials present in environment. Biosy...

    Authors: Sherien M. M. Atalla, Mokhtar M. Abdel-Kader, Nadia G. El-Gamal and Nehal S. El-Mougy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:37

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  43. Biopesticides based on the entomopathogenic bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis toxins, have shown high ability to control several pests belonging to order Lepidoptera. Egyptian cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littora...

    Authors: Saad Moussa, Fatian Biaomy, Kahled Aiad, Hager Khalil and Ashraf Oukasha Abd El-latif

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:36

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  44. Functional and numerical responses of adult females of the predatory bug Alloeocranum biannulipes Montrouzier and Signoret (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) to density changes of the larger grain borer, Prostephanus trunca...

    Authors: Yêyinou Laura Estelle Loko, Alexis Onzo, Benjamin Datinon, Lopez Akogninou, Joelle Toffa, Elie Dannon and Manuele Tamo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:35

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  45. In the recent years, the keen interest has been increased towards biological control-based management practices using entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) for the control of many economically important insects. In thi...

    Authors: R. Dhanapal, D. V. Sai Ram Kumar, R. Lakshmipathy, C. Sandhya Rani and V. Manoj Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:34

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