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  1. Plasmopara viticola, the causal agent of grape downy mildew, is one of the most serious grape diseases. Application of Trichoderma harzianum grown on different potato dextrose supplemented broth media using some ...

    Authors: Hany H. A. El-Sharkawy, Thoraya S. A. Abo-El-Wafa, Nada A. Mostafa and Safaa A. M. Yousef
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:61
  2. Fire Blight, incited by Erwinia amylovora, is one of the most damaging pear and apple diseases in the world. Fire blight was introduced to Egypt in the 1960 and threatens the Egypt’s costs for pear industry. Curr...

    Authors: Wessam Hassan, Osman Ahmed, Rasha E. Hassan, Sahar A. Youssef and A. A. Shalaby
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:60
  3. Apple decline diseases, responsible for seedlings root and collar rot in nurseries, are an important disease. Different fungal and bacterial antagonists were evaluated to control Pythium ultimum associated with t...

    Authors: Sabrine Mannai and Naima Boughalleb-M’Hamdi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:59
  4. Fall armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda, also called ‘whorlworm’ is a global pest threatening maize production. Larvae stay in the whorl of maize/sweet corn and efficient delivery of insecticides or bio-agents ...

    Authors: B. Ratnakala, C. M. Kalleshwaraswamy, M. Rajkumar, Sharanabasappa S. Deshmukh, H. B. Mallikarjuna and Lakshmi Narasimhaiah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:58
  5. Diaspis echinocacti (Bouché) is a major pest of cactus pear species worldwide. Over the past three years, this scale insect has seen increasing interest regarding its spread and importance, as well as the efficac...

    Authors: Mohamed El Aalaoui and Mohamed Sbaghi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:57
  6. The Khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium (Everts) (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) is one of the most destructive pests of stored wheat and barley worldwide. The broad practice of insecticides has been connected with ins...

    Authors: Bushra Nawab and Salma Javed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:56
  7. After the commercialization of insect-resistant transgenic Bt cotton Bollgard I & II, India ranks first in the world in cotton production. Cotton insecticide consumption was drastically reduced as nearly 95% of t...

    Authors: P. Likhitha, V. Chinna Babu Naik, M. P. Moharil, D. B. Undirwade, U. S. Kulkarni and A. V. Kolhe
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:55
  8. The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), poses a threat to the food security of populations in sub-Saharan Africa because of its damage to maize crops. As alternative...

    Authors: Marcellin C. Cokola, Ibtissem Ben Fekih, Espoir B. Bisimwa, Rudy Capparos Megido, Frank Delvigne and Frédéric Francis
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:54
  9. Gray blight is among the most destructive diseases that affect tea plants worldwide. In this study, microorganisms from deep-sea sediment samples for those with antagonistic effects were screened against gray ...

    Authors: Guangxin Xu, Feng Ying, Huangming Wu and Xixiang Tang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:53
  10. Verticillium dahliae Kleb. is a soil-borne pathogen with a broad host spectrum and causes yield losses in cotton cultivation worldwide. Beauveria bassiana is an environmentally friendly entomopathogenic fungus (E...

    Authors: Oktay Erdoğan and Zehra Sağlan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:52
  11. Weeds in farmland seriously threaten crop yield and cause huge economic losses. Due to the extensive use of chemical herbicides, a series of problems have been arisen, such as environmental pollution, soil deg...

    Authors: Haixia Zhu, Zerong Lin and Yongqiang Ma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:51
  12. Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites made by a variety of molds and fungi. They contaminate a lot of food products and local crops during pre- and post-harvesting under favorable conditions like high temperatu...

    Authors: Abla A. M. Farghl, Mostafa M. El-Sheekh and Amany A. El-Shahir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:50
  13. The tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is one of the most important tomato pests that causes irreversible economic losses. Due to lack of effective control methods, chemical con...

    Authors: Kamil Karut, Mahmut Mete Karaca, İsmail Döker and Cengiz Kazak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:49
  14. Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is one of the most significant pests infesting leguminous crops since it is found in tropical and subtropical climates, as well as in Turkey. The most oft...

    Authors: Ismail Oguz Ozdemir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:48
  15. Fungal microbial biocontrol agent playing an important role in sustainable pest management with low cost. Conidial contact with cuticle is sufficient to cause disease in insects by entomopathogenic fungi (EPF)...

    Authors: T. Yogananda, S. H. Ramanagouda, B. Venkateshalu, G. S. Jamunarani, S. H. Rashmi, Mallikarjun Awati and H. P. Hadimani
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:47
  16. Pepper is a popular ingredient in many Chinese households; however, anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum spp. has greatly decreased pepper production. The genus Bacillus is widely known for its important role in ...

    Authors: Lijuan Wei, Chengde Yang, Lingxiao Cui, Mengjun Jin and Richard Osei
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:46
  17. Entomopathogenic fungi are primary pathogens that naturally affect insect pests by suppressing their populations and considered as an ecofriendly agents. The present study aimed to evaluate in vitro activity o...

    Authors: Micheline V. Hintènou, Adebayo A. Omoloye, Ouorou K. Douro Kpindou, Miriam F. Karlsson, Rousseau Djouaka, Aimé H. Bokonon-Ganta and Manuele Tamȯ
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:45
  18. Whitefly Bemisia tabaci Gennadius (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is a plant-damaging insect in tropical and subtropical regions that causes agricultural damage worldwide, including in Viet Nam. The abuse of pesticides ...

    Authors: Hai Nguyen Thi, Kim Yen Phung Le, Ngoc Duc Thai Thien, Thanh Diem Nguyen and Anh Duy Do
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:44
  19. Cowpea seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), is the most important pest of stored cowpea in tropical regions. This study was designed to determine the presence of para...

    Authors: Mobolade D. Akinbuluma and Onyekachi P. Chinaka
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:43
  20. Authors: Neelam Thakur, Preety Tomar, Jaspreet Kaur, Simranjeet Kaur, Anuja Sharma, Samiksha Jhamta, Ajar Nath Yadav, Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal, Rajesh Thakur and Seema Thakur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:42

    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:7

  21. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is one of the most destructive invasive pests causing serious damage to maize crops in China. At present, the use of chemical pestic...

    Authors: Juan Wei, Xian Wang, Zhuoga Nima, Lin Chen, Cancan Song, Haonan Chen, Zhe Zhang, Jie Qin, Chunxian Jiang and Qing Li
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:41
  22. The tomato fruit borer, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a serious insect pest owing to its polyphagous nature, migrating long distances, greater capacity to develop resistance against i...

    Authors: Saika Manzoor, Mudasir Gani, Taskeena Hassan, Insha Shafi, Fehim Jeelani Wani, Shabnum Mumtaz, Gozde Busra Eroglu, Munazah Yaqoob and Mohd Ayoob Mantoo
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:40
  23. Aphidophagous syrphid, Ischiodon scutellaris (Fabricius) (Diptera: Syrphidae) is an effective predator of aphids that infest many agricultural and horticultural crops. Cowpea aphid, Aphis craccivora Koch (Hemipte...

    Authors: Amala Udayakumar, K. G. R. Chandramanu, Sunil Joshi and Timalapur M. Shivalingaswamy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:39
  24. Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) is one of the major pulse crops in the world. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of Trichoderma isolates to control the charcoal rot disease caused by Macrophomina pseud...

    Authors: Mohamed El Amine Kouadri, Ahmed Amine Bekkar and Souad Zaim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:38
  25. Citrus fruits are economically and nutritionally important but have been severely affected by Huanglongbing disease (HLB), its natural spread is mainly by the Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemi...

    Authors: Ning Wang, Song Zhang, Yi-Jie Li, Ya-Qin Song, Cui-Yun Lei, Yuan-Yuan Peng, Jin-Jun Wang, Bing-Hai Lou and Hong-Bo Jiang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:37
  26. Nowadays, instead of chemicals, using microbial pesticides is very important and significant to protect the environment. Verticillium lecanii (Z), the entomopathogenic fungus, is widely used for management of man...

    Authors: Kum Song Yun, Jong Ho Hyon, Hyang Suk Kim and Song Hun Jang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:36
  27. Potato tuber worm (PTM) [Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)] is one of the most significant and widespread pests of potato. PTM damages potatoes both in the field and in potato storage ar...

    Authors: Aydemir Barış, Mürşide Yağcı, Harun Çimen and Cenk Yücel
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:35
  28. Anthracnose disease caused by Colletotrichum capsici is a major disease in chili plants that is difficult to control. Actinobacteria have potential biological control agents for C. capsici because of their antifu...

    Authors: Yulmira Yanti, Hasmiandy Hamid, Reflin, Yaherwandi, Nurbailis, Ni Luh Suriani, M. S. Reddy and Mila Syahputri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:34
  29. Baculoviruses can be inactivated by ultraviolet (UV) light, which limits their application as an efficient biopesticide. In an attempt to enhance virus resistance to UV inactivation, a photolyase gene, isolate...

    Authors: Wael Elmenofy, Lamis Gomaa, Nourhan Albeltagy, Norhan Yasser, Alshaimaa Mahmoud and Engy Osman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:33
  30. The pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams, 1926 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae), causes severe skin reactions to animals and humans. The insect also destroys pine ecosystems by feeding on pine leaves a...

    Authors: Oğuzhan Yanar, Elif Fatma Topkara, Funda Sahin, Yusuf Yanar, Dürdane Yanar and Yüksel Terzi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:32
  31. Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is considered one of the most important diseases that cause economic losses to many economic crops and spread in many regions around the world, especially in the su...

    Authors: Mohamed Hassan Abd El-Wahed, Mohamed F. F. Bereika, Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr and Najeeb Marei Almasoudi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:31
  32. Biological control of insect pests is an economic, eco-friendly and harmless approach to integrated pest management strategies. Bracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) considers a polyphagous ectoparasitoi...

    Authors: Reham Fathy, Nawal Zohdy, Emtithal M. Abd-El-Samie, Hazem Abou-Elfadl, Shaimaa Moamen and Aly Younes
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:30
  33. Sheath blight of rice caused by Rhizoctonia solani is one of the most important diseases worldwide, causing considerable yield losses. The estimation of losses due to sheath blight of rice in India has been repor...

    Authors: Bhupesh Chandra Kabdwal, Roopali Sharma, Arun Kumar, Satya Kumar, K. P. Singh and R. M. Srivastava
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:29
  34. With increased environmental concerns and restrictions of chemical control, the importance of other eco-friendly strategies for management of the nematodes is being substantially grown nowadays. One of the mos...

    Authors: Vahid Fallahzadeh-Mamaghani, Roya Shahbazi-Ezmareh, Akbar Shirzad and Shalaleh Moslehi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:28
  35. Biological control through augmentative release of egg parasitoids is a potential tool in integrated management of field crop pests. The egg parasitoid, Telenomus remus Nixon (1937) (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), is...

    Authors: S. Lekha Priyanka, S. Jeyarani, N. Sathiah, S. Mohankumar and S. Nakkeeran
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:26
  36. There is a consensus that the conservation of natural enemies is the most important biological control strategy, but it has also been the least attended. The reason is simple: there is a strong contradiction b...

    Authors: Hipolito Cortez-Madrigal and Oscar Giovanni Gutiérrez-Cárdenas
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:25
  37. Fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is the new invasive pest of different economic crops, threatening the agricultural economy worldwide. Chemical insecticides are th...

    Authors: Hend O. Mohamed and Souad A. Shairra
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:24
  38. As a biological control agent, entomopathogenic fungus (EPF) can give an alternative to high-risk pesticides. Metarhizium anisopliae is one of the most promising pest controls EPF in the worldwide.

    Authors: Ravi Shanker, Malyaj R. Prajapati, Reetesh Pratap Singh, Rajendra Singh, Jitender Singh and Pankaj Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:23
  39. The consumption of conspecific eggs by neonate larvae is a common behavior in aphidophagous coccinellids. However, it is still unknown what far-reaching benefits can be brought to the artificial diet-reared ca...

    Authors: Ya-Nan Hao, Ming-Ling Li, Yu-Ping Gou and Yuan-Xing Sun
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:22
  40. The aim of this study was to develop an oil formulation from a local betabaculovirus. Hyphantria cunea Drury (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) granulovirus (HycuGV-Hc1) was isolated from the infected larvae to test its eff...

    Authors: Zeynep Bayramoglu, Donus Gencer and Ismail Demir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:21
  41. The weevils Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar), Metamasius hemipterus (Linnaeus), and M. hebetatus (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) form a complex of important pests of plantain crops, causing crop losses of o...

    Authors: Lizeth Tabima, Edelberto Silva Gómez and Andreas Gaigl
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:20
  42. Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is a vegetable of great economic value. The tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a serious pest of tomato. Its control is difficult due to the pr...

    Authors: Euaggelos Giannoulakis, Spiridon Mantzoukas, Ioannis Lagogiannis, Sophia Dervisoglou and Dionysios Perdikis
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:19
  43. Recent population outbreaks of citrus brown mite, Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein) (Acari: Tetranychidae), were observed in the Çukurova region, a region that supplies approximately 80% of total citrus production...

    Authors: Kemal Yalçın, İsmail Döker and Cengiz Kazak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:18
  44. The present study aimed to examine the biocontrol efficacy of 28 yeast isolates against Aspergillus niger, the common pathogen of onion black mold disease. The antagonistic potential of yeast isolates against A. ...

    Authors: Hadeel M. M. Kalil Bagy, Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr, Abd El-Latif Hesham and Nashwa M. A. Sallam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:17
  45. The Dolichopodidae, commonly known as long-legged flies, are a cosmopolitan dipteran family in the superfamily Empidoidea. The adults and majority of larvae in this family are predaceous, feeding on small and ...

    Authors: Magdi S. A. El-Hawagry
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:16
  46. Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) Chitwood is a major pest of eggplant in Pakistan. The second-stage juveniles (J2s) feed on the roots of eggplant. Damaged roots swell and the plant exhibits stunted growth...

    Authors: Jalal Uddin, Farman Ullah, Ishrat Naz, Sarir Ahmad, Ahmad-Ur-Rahman Saljoqi, Shahid Sattar Khan and Muhammad Salim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:15
  47. Three of entomopathogenic fungi, identified as Isaria javanica (Cjc-03 and Cjw-01) and Purpureocillium lilacinum (TS-01) were found naturally infecting the whiteflies, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyr...

    Authors: Ibrahim Sani, Syari Jamian, Norsazilawati Saad, Sumaiyah Abdullah, Erneeza Mohd Hata, Johari Jalinas and Siti Izera Ismail
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:14
  48. Cabbage butterfly, Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae), is one of the most important pests of cabbage and other cruciferous crops and accounts for > 40% yield reduction in the crops. An investigat...

    Authors: Saisri Manchikatla, Kennedy Ningthoujam, Mahesh Pathak and Akoijam Ratankumar Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:13
  49. The black palm weevil, Rhynchophorus palmarum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is considered the most important palm pest in the Americas. In the State of Bahia, Brazil, it is parasitized by tachinid ...

    Authors: Elio Cesar Guzzo, Ronaldo Toma, Juan Pablo Molina Acevedo, Jackeline Gaviria Vega, Aldomario Santo Negrisoli Jr, Bernhard Leo Löhr, Tamara Tais dos Santos, Diego Jorge da Silva and Leandro Eugênio Cardamone Diniz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:11

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