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  1. Green mold disease on citrus caused by Penicillium digitatum is the most serious and destructive disease. It is causing 90% of production losses during post-harvest handling.

    Authors: Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr, Adel D. Al-Qurashi and Najeeb M. Almasoudi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:66

    Content type: Research

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  2. Date palm ((Phoenix doctylifera L.) suffers from several fungal diseases. The endophytic microorganisms present in higher plants generally offer protection to their host plants against invading phytopathogenic fu...

    Authors: H. H. Al-Nadabi, N. S. Al-Buraiki, A. A. Al-Nabhani, S. N. Maharachchikumbura, R. Velazhahan and A. M. Al-Sadi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:65

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  3. The invincible effects of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) under appropriate circumstances compensate for the flaws of chemical insecticides in the control programs. Beauveria bassiana is one of the most elaborat...

    Authors: Yasmin Adel Fergani and Elsayed Abd Elhameed Refaei

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:64

    Content type: Research

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  4. The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Koch) (Acari: Tetranychidae), is a widely distributed plant-feeding pest that causes significant yield losses in a wide range of crops. Newly developed or improve...

    Authors: Cenk Yucel

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:63

    Content type: Research

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  5. Brown plant hopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stal.) a very damaging pest to rice crops. One of the efforts to control it is the use of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF). Three fungal local isolates found in Indonesia were e...

    Authors: Endang Warih Minarni, Loekas Soesanto, Agus Suyanto and Rostaman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:62

    Content type: Research

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  6. Bacteriophages are effective biocontrol strategy as well as ecofriendly remedy for the emerging antibiotic and chemical resistance in bacterial phytopathogens such as bacterial wilt-causing Ralstonia solanacearum

    Authors: Pramila Devi Umrao, Vineet Kumar and Shilpa Deshpande Kaistha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:61

    Content type: Research

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  7. The tobacco cutworm, Spodoptera litura [Fab.] (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a devastating insect pest of several crops. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the families Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae are ...

    Authors: Cynthia Ann Dichusa, Rolando Ramos Jr, Sitaram Aryal, Neil Pep Dave Sumaya and Nanette Hope Sumaya

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:60

    Content type: Research

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  8. Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a serious agricultural pest that infests many commercially important crops of Southeast Asian countries. Indiscriminate use of chemical pesticides has led to v...

    Authors: Gurmehar Kaur Grewal, Neelam Joshi and Yadhu Suneja

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:59

    Content type: Research

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  9. The armyworms, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner), and S. litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) are polyphagous pests of many cash crops. Heavy crop losses have been reported for the fruit and vegetable crops each ...

    Authors: Ghulam Sarwar, Naeem Arshad Maan, Muhammad Ahsin Ayub, Muhammad Rafiq Shahid, Mubasher Ahmad Malik and Muhammad Farooq

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:58

    Content type: Research

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  10. Apprehensions about the safety and the environment regarding the insecticidal application against insect infestations have directed our attention toward advancement of biological mediators so that they are ass...

    Authors: Rajat Sharma and Priyanka Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:57

    Content type: Review article

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  11. The Colorado potato beetle (CPB) Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is one of the most damaging pests of potatoes all over the world as well as in Turkey. Both adults and larvae of this p...

    Authors: Derya Baki, Hilal Sule Tosun and Fedai Erler

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:56

    Content type: Research

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  12. Efficacy of new isolates of the entomopathogenic fungus (EPF), Clonostachys rosea, against adult stage of the most serious coleopteran stored product insect pests in Iraq, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera:...

    Authors: Akram A. Mohammed, Amal S. Younus and Abdulla N. Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:55

    Content type: Research

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  13. Fungal endophytes produce many secondary metabolites that can reduce root rot diseases. Soybean is a particularly important crop worldwide. Endophytic fungi can be isolated, identified, and incorporated into s...

    Authors: Nashwa Sallam, Esmat F. Ali, Mohamed A. A. Seleim and Hadeel M. M. Khalil Bagy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:54

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  14. Banana fruit scarring beetle (BFSB), Basilepta subcostata (Jac.) (Chrysomelidae:Coleoptera), is an important insect pest feeds on leaf and fingers, which affects the cosmetic value of the fruit. The pest is distr...

    Authors: Velavan Viswakethu, Padmanaban Balakrishanan, Loganathan Murugan, Baskar Narayana swamy and Uma Subbaraya

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:53

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  15. The elm leaf beetle (ELB), Xanthogaleruca luteola Muller (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), is one of the most important insect pests that cause damage and physiological stress for the trees. In the present research, p...

    Authors: Jafar Ebrahimifar and Arsalan Jamshidnia

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:52

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  16. Pathogenicity of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) depends mainly on their ability to produce efficient enzymes, which degrade insect’s integument and other cellular components. Lipases are the first enzymes secret...

    Authors: A. M. Moharram, F. A. Abdel-Galil and W. M. M. Hafez

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:51

    Content type: Research

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  17. Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are among the most important plant pathogens. Biological control is one of the safety and effective methods for control of these nematodes. The aim of the present study was ...

    Authors: Shalaleh Moslehi, Salar Pourmehr, Akbar Shirzad and Reza Khakvar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:50

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  18. The bio-pesticide abamectin has been used to control a large variety of insects, including Diptera species, attributed to its high toxicity with virtually no residual effects on treated crops. Its low residual...

    Authors: Ismail R. El-Gendy, Mona I. El-Banobi and Juan A. Villanueva-Jimenez

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:49

    Content type: Research

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  19. Gastropods are very prevalent animals. In Egypt, terrestrial snails represent important economic pests, infesting and causing severe damages to ornamental plants, orchard trees, vegetables, and field crops. Th...

    Authors: Karima Mahmoud Azzam and Nema El-Abd

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:48

    Content type: Research

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  20. The misuse of chemical insecticides has developed the phenomenon of habituation in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) causing enormous economic losses under geothermal greenhouses in southern Tunisia.

    Authors: Besma Hamrouni Assadi, Sabrine Chouikhi, Refki Ettaib, Naima Boughalleb M’hamdi and Mohamed Sadok Belkadhi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:47

    Content type: Research

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  21. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the families Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae are used as biological control agents of several insect pests in lieu of synthetic pesticides.

    Authors: Mara Louisa Navarez, Regina Sangcopan, Sitaram Aryal, Neil Pep Dave Sumaya, Aashaq Hussain Bhat and Nanette Hope Sumaya

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:46

    Content type: Research

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  22. Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) produces insecticidal endotoxins known as Cry and Cyt. Its efficiency and specificity make it the most widely used substance as a biopesticide for controlling disea...

    Authors: David Fernández-Chapa, Hugo Alberto Luna-Olvera, Jesica Ramirez-Villalobos, Guadalupe Rojas-Verde, Katiushka Arévalo-Niño and Luis Jesús Galán-Wong

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:45

    Content type: Research

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  23. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a gram-positive spore-forming soil bacterium that synthesizes crystalline (Cry) protein, which is toxic and causing pathogenicity against mainly three insect orders: Coleoptera, Dip...

    Authors: Sujit Kumar Das, Sukanta Kumar Pradhan, Kailash Chandra Samal and Nihar Ranjan Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:44

    Content type: Review article

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  24. Endophytic fungi are excellent sources of new natural bioactive products with potential for exploitation in medical, agricultural, and industrial fields. Beneficial effects of endophytes are not only limited t...

    Authors: Fadhela Mohamed Mahmoud, Rachida Bendebbah, Bouchra Benssaci, Fethia Toudji, Lamia Tafifet and Zoulikha Krimi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:43

    Content type: Research

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  25. The complex including entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the genera Steinernema and Heterorhabditis and their mutualistic partner, i.e., Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus bacteria, respectively possesses many attrib...

    Authors: Tarique H. Askary and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:42

    Content type: Review article

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  26. Blackleg and tuber soft rot are among the most important potato diseases caused by the bacteria belonging to the genera Pectobacterium. This pathogen causes significant economic losses each year. The antagonistic...

    Authors: Nisrine Sbai Idrissi, Aicha Ouarzane, Latifa Elouazni, Aziz Hmyene, Said Elantri and Abdessamad Amine

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:41

    Content type: Research

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  27. Insecticidal proteins from the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) marks the genetically modified cotton crop that was commercialized in India in March 2002 for the control of lepidopteron bollworms. Despite organized in...

    Authors: V. Chinna Babu Naik, Subbireddy KB, Sandhya Kranthi, V. S. Nagrare, Sujit Kumbhare, Nandini Gokte-Narkhedkar and V. N. Waghmare

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:40

    Content type: Research

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  28. The effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton against target arthropod larvae is decreasing day by day. The comparative effect of Bt expression among Bt cotton varieties and different plant parts was ob...

    Authors: Muhammad Rafiq Shahid, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Shakeel, Misbah Ashraf, Zia Ullah Zia, Saghir Ahmad and Abid Mahmood

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:39

    Content type: Research

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  29. Continuous and non-judicial application of synthetic insecticides to control the tea thrips, Scirtothrips bispinosus (Bagnall), one of the major tea pests in South India has led to certain undesirable issues in t...

    Authors: Mariappan Sankara Rama Subramaniam, Azariah Babu and Bhabesh Deka

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:38

    Content type: Research

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  30. Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) attack a wide range of insects. They are considered environmental friendly alternatives to synthetic insecticides for pest control. In the present study, virulence of a native isol...

    Authors: Sarah Aghaee Pour, Arash Zibaee, Maryam Gohar Rostami, Hassan Hoda and Morteza Shahriari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:37

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  31. Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are the most destructive agricultural pests, which parasitize thousands of different plant species in the world. Using antagonistic bacteria can be a potential alternative t...

    Authors: Mahsa Rostami, Akbar Karegar and S. Mohsen Taghavi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:36

    Content type: Research

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  32. Bacterial canker and subsequent gummosis are caused by multiple pathogens and lead to significant yield and productivity losses in sweet cherry cultivation in Turkey. This study identified that Pseudomonas syring...

    Authors: Mustafa Akbaba and Hatice Ozaktan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:35

    Content type: Research

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  33. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs), as biological control agents, have been isolated from many regions throughout the world. Local isolates of EPNs are usually more effective for controlling indigenous insect p...

    Authors: Gehan Mohamed Nouh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:34

    Content type: Research

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  34. White mold disease, caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum the devastating pathogen, attacks green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and several crops worldwide. The present investigation was carried out to introduce som...

    Authors: Doha A. S. Gebily, Gamal A. M. Ghanem, Mona M. Ragab, Ayat M. Ali, Nour El-din K. Soliman and Tawfik H. Abd El-Moity

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:33

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  35. The cosmopolitan family Braconidae is one of the largest in the order Hymenoptera. Many of its members are important as biological control agents against more than 120 pest species belonging it four insect ord...

    Authors: Neveen S. Gadallah, Hassan Ghahari and Donald L. J. Quicke

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:32

    Content type: Research

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  36. Endophytic bacteria are an association between bacteria and plant tissue that could play a role as a biocontrol agent.

    Authors: Vina Maulidia, Rina Sriwati, Loekas Soesanto, Syamsuddin, Takahiro Hamaguchi and Koichi Hasegawa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:31

    Content type: Research

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  37. Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (Linn.) Moench, is one of the most important traditional vegetables in India. The crop is attacked severely by sucking pests, viz., jassid, Amrasca biguttula biguttula Ishida, and whi...

    Authors: Jaydeep Halder, Pratap A. Divekar and A. T. Rani

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:30

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  38. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) utilization as a biological control agent is highly recommended due to its safety, specificity, and efficiency. Importance of the entomocidal Cry proteins secreted by Bt is dramaticall...

    Authors: Hager Khalil, Saad Moussa, Haggag S. Zein, Dalia S. Ahmed, El-Sayed H. Shaurub and Nagwa I. Elarabi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:29

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  39. Bacillus thuringiensis is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, and spore-forming microbial entomopathogen. The silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is a worldwide important cryptic specie...

    Authors: Amha Gebremariam, Yonas Chekol and Fassil Assefa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:28

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  40. Entomopathogenic fungi are widely distributed and well described within the fungal kingdom. This study reports the isolation, characterization, and virulence of 4 Purpureocillium lilacinum isolates against the sw...

    Authors: Tingfei Sun, Jianhui Wu and Shaukat Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:27

    Content type: Research

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  41. The phorid fly Megaselia scalaris (Loew) (Diptera: Phoridae) is an omnivorous species, capable of exploring a large variety of environments and ecological niches. It is known as an important detritivore species w...

    Authors: Magdi Shaaban Ali El-Hawagry, Ayman Mohey Eldin Ebrahim and Maha Salah Eldin Nada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:26

    Content type: Research

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  42. Black root rot of strawberry plants caused by Rhizoctonia solani, Fusarium solani, and Pythium sp. is a serious disease in Egypt. Biocontrol agents have frequently proved to possess paramount and safe tools again...

    Authors: Farid Abd-El-Kareem, Ibrahim E. Elshahawy and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:25

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  43. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Amina A. Hassan, Mohamed A. Youssef, M. M. A. Elashtokhy, I. M. Ismail, Munirah Aldayel and Eman Afkar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:24

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:6

  44. Entomopathogens are frequent natural enemies of arthropods worldwide, and they are capable of alternative control agents against the important pests. The optimally selected botanical product can minimize their...

    Authors: D. Srinivas Reddy and N. Mounica Chowdary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:23

    Content type: Review article

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  45. Varroa mite, Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman (Parasitiformes: Varroidae), is an ectoparasitic mite of the honey bee, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), with a great economic importance. It is the maj...

    Authors: Sally F. M. Allam, Mourad F. Hassan, Ahmed S. Hassan and Mahmoud K. A. Abada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:22

    Content type: Research

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  46. An entomopathogenic nematode (EPN) was recovered by using Galleria baiting technique from the soils of marigold fields of Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Based on morphological, morphometrical and molecular characte...

    Authors: Heena, Aasha Rana, Aashaq Hussain Bhat and Ashok Kumar Chaubey

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:21

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  47. The Egyptian cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the major insect pests, causing a significant damage on different cultivated agricultural crops. Developing an alter...

    Authors: Hend O. Mohamed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:20

    Content type: Research

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  48. The whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is one of the most damaging pests of crops grown in open field and under protected conditions. Owing to the indiscriminate use of insecticides, white...

    Authors: Dilip Shriram Ghongade and K. S. Sangha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:19

    Content type: Research

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  49. The alphabaculoviruses are lethal pathogens of lepidopteran caterpillars including a polyphagous and globally recognized pest, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) infesting economically important agriculture crops worl...

    Authors: Sanjay M. Bandi, P. S. Shanmugavadivel, Lalit Kumar and A. Revanasidda

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:18

    Content type: Research

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  50. This study aimed to investigate the rhizosphere bacterial isolates’ antagonistic property against the soil-borne fungal phytopathogen, Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. (Athelia rolfsii (Curzi) Tu & Kimbrough). The chemic...

    Authors: Puja Kumari, Santosh Kumar Bishnoi and Sheela Chandra

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:17

    Content type: Research

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