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  1. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) has been used in agriculture for a long time because of its insecticidal proteins which make it a valuable environment-friendly biopesticide. However, its use is not only limited to in...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar, Madhu Kamle, Rituraj Borah, Dipendra Kumar Mahato and Bharti Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:95

    Content type: Review article

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  2. The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), has become a major threat in maize cultivation since its invasion to India in 2018. The humpbacked fly, Megaselia scalaris (L...

    Authors: Sharanabasappa S. Deshmukh, S. Kiran, Atanu Naskar, Palam Pradeep, C. M. Kalleshwaraswamy and K. N. Sharath

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:94

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  3. Acceptable alternative eco-friendly tools in the present study were tested to control the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, on greenhouse-cultivated vegetables. The nematicidal effect of rhizobacteria (P...

    Authors: R. M. El-Ashry, Mohamed A. S. Ali, Ahmed E. A. Elsobki and Ahmed A. A. Aioub

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:93

    Content type: Research

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  4. The aims of the present study were to isolate and identify native entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana from the Egyptian soil and to evaluate the artificial establishment of B. bassiana as endophytes in ric...

    Authors: Etr H. K. Khashaba

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:92

    Content type: Research

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  5. Chitin, a long-chain polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, is a major structural component of the insect exoskeleton and the peritrophic membrane (PM). Chitinases are able to effectively break down glycosidic bonds of ...

    Authors: Suleiman Abulikemu, Aydin Yesilyurt, Donus Gencer, Mehtap Usta and Remziye Nalcacioglu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:91

    Content type: Research

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  6. Foot rot/gummosis of citrus, caused by Phytophthora spp., is the most important disease of citrus, responsible for the yield losses of 10 to 30% in fruit production in major citrus growing countries. Considering ...

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Choudhary, Narinder Singh and Daljeet Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:90

    Content type: Research

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  7. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have more important role in biological control of economic insect pests. The effect of native EPNs on adults of the lucerne beetle, Gonioctena fornicata (Brüggemann, 1873) (Coleo...

    Authors: Ayşegül Çağlayan, Turgut Atay and İlker Kepenekci

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:89

    Content type: Research

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  8. Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpliNPV) is considered a promising biocontrol agent that can be used for the effective control of the cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noc...

    Authors: Wael Elmenofy, Lamiaa El-Gaied, Norhan Yasser, Engy Osman, Samy Sayed, Reem M. Abd El-Maksoud, El Shaimaa Naguib and Aziza Abdelal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:88

    Content type: Research

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  9. Insecticidal crystal proteins (encoded by cry genes) produced by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) are fatal for insects of different orders such as Lepidoptera. The genes that encoded these crystal proteins can be det...

    Authors: Maryam Rashki, Mahmood Maleki, Masoud Torkzadeh-Mahani, Shahryar Shakeri and Pariya Soltani Nezhad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:87

    Content type: Research

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  10. The diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), is a noxious pest of cruciferous crops all over the world causing serious economic damage. Management of insect pest generally depends on...

    Authors: Muhammad Shehzad, Muhammad Tariq, Tariq Mukhtar and Asim Gulzar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:86

    Content type: Research

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  11. Grey mould caused by Botrytis cinerea Pers. (teleomorph Botryotinia fuckeliana (de Bary) Whetzel) is one of the most destructive fungal diseases of Mediterranean crops. In Algeria, few studies have been made on t...

    Authors: Massinissa Hammad, Thomas Guillemette, Meriem Alem, Franck Bastide and Meriem Louanchi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:85

    Content type: Research

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  12. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are widely used in biological control for soil-dwelling stages of many insect pests that are characterized by their safety to most non-target organisms and to the environment.

    Authors: Etr H. K. Khashaba and Amany M. A. Abd El Azim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:84

    Content type: Research

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  13. In this study, the virulances of 4 different concentrations of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema feltiae (Filipjev) on adults of the rose weevil, Mecorhis ungarica (Herbst, 1784) (Coleoptera: Rhynchitida...

    Authors: Asiye Uzun, Fatma Gül Göze Özdemir and Ozan Demirözer

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:83

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  14. The endophytic capacity of Beauveria bassiana Vuillemin isolates in 2 tomato varieties and their effects on damage and survival of the tomato fruit worm Helicoverpa armigera Hubner larvae were studied. The bioass...

    Authors: Joelle Toffa, Yeyinou Laura Estelle Loko, Ouorou Kobi Douro Kpindou, Karim Zanzana, Josky Adikpeto, Yasmine Gbenontin, Augustin Koudamiloro and Appolinaire Adandonon

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:82

    Content type: Review article

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  15. The root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, causes a high damage and yield decrease for many economic plants. The need for non-systemic effective new approaches and environmentally friendly methods for control...

    Authors: Hosny Kesba, Abdullah Abdel-Rahman, Samy Sayed and Al-Sayed Al-Sayed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:81

    Content type: Research

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  16. Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is an important biocontrol agent in native region of Asia, while its high propensity for cannibalism causes great obstacles in mass production. Provisioning ...

    Authors: Yuan-Xing Sun, Ya-Nan Hao, Chang-Zhong Liu, Jing-Jiang Zhou and Sen-Shan Wang

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:80

    Content type: Research

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  17. The greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is a cosmopolitan, polyphagous and a serious pest of vegetables and ornamentals in greenhouse. Encarsia formosa Gahan (Hymen...

    Authors: Anamika Walia, S. C. Verma, P. L. Sharma, Nidhi Sharma and Shivani Palial

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:79

    Content type: Research

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  18. The Earias spp. are devastating pests which reduce cotton yield up to 40% as seed cotton. Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana as bio-insecticides were investigated against the spiny bollworm...

    Authors: Dalia El Sayed Lotfy and Hemat Zakaria Moustafa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:78

    Content type: Research

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  19. The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is a cosmopolitan pest of palms. Current management strategies largely depend on insecticides, and use of insect pathogenic fu...

    Authors: Rizwan Ahmed and Shoaib Freed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:77

    Content type: Research

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  20. Plants after infestation emit specific volatiles, which can influence foraging behavior of insect predators of herbivores. This work aimed to evaluate the responses of the predatory species, Coccinella undecimpun...

    Authors: Hany Ahmed Fouad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:76

    Content type: Research

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  21. The codling moth (CM), Cydia pomonella (L). (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is an important pest of apple in Turkey and other apple producing countries in the world. Several control methods are available for reducing...

    Authors: Mürşide Yağci, Ayşe Özdem, F. Dolunay Erdoğuş and Erdoğan Ayan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:75

    Content type: Research

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  22. The European corn borer (ECB), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner, 1796) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), is the major pest of maize (Zea mays Linnaeus, 1753) in Serbia. One potential method for managing this pest is the augmen...

    Authors: Aleksandar Ivezić, Paul F. Rugman-Jones and Branislav Trudić

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:74

    Content type: Research

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  23. Stored grain products suffer a considerable economic loss due to insect infestations. The resistance of pests to insecticide, and residues on crops are produced by the application of insecticide. Nowadays, inc...

    Authors: Tabassum Ara Khanum and Salma Javed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:73

    Content type: Research

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  24. In this study, the potential of extracts and powders of green seaweeds, Ulva fasciata, and Enteromorpha flexuosa was evaluated as biocontrol against the pathogenic soil-borne fungi, Macrophomina phaseolina and Fu...

    Authors: Mostafa M. El-Sheekh, Ayman Y. Ahmed, Amira S. Soliman, Siham E. Abdel-Ghafour and Hassan M. Sobhy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:72

    Content type: Research

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  25. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are a group of nematode families, have the ability to search for their hosts, and are considered as promising biological control candidates for insect pests, providing protect...

    Authors: Amany M. Abd El Azim and Etr H. K. Khashaba

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:71

    Content type: Research

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  26. Aggressive biotype (Trichoderma aggressivum f. aggressivum) of green mold is one of the main biotic factors limiting button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) cultivation. Due to issues such as fungicide resistance, co...

    Authors: Mehmet Aydoğdu, Serap Melike Sülü, İlker Kurbetli and Görkem Sülü

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:70

    Content type: Research

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  27. Exploration of biocides in microbial system becomes increasingly interesting. Among the different microbial systems, the study of endophytes becomes an important field of research because of their agricultural...

    Authors: Rimashree Devi, Tankeswar Nath, Rashmi Rekha Boruah, Bishya Darphang, Pranab Kumar Nath, Priyanka Das and Bidyut Kumar Sarmah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:69

    Content type: Research

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  28. Durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) is one of the most important cereals in the world. Unfortunately, the wheat plant is a target of several species of the genus Fusarium. This genus causes two serious diseases: f...

    Authors: Hamza Bouanaka, Ines Bellil, Wahiba Harrat, Saoussene Boussaha, Abdelkader Benbelkacem and Douadi Khelifi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:68

    Content type: Research

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  29. Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are a major reason behind the global crop yield reduction. The bacterial strain KMT-4 was isolated from nematode-affected tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) rhizosphere at research farms, ...

    Authors: Sonam Antil, Rakesh Kumar, D. V. Pathak, Anil Kumar, Anil Panwar, Anju Kumari and Vinod Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:67

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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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  46. 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

    Content type: Research

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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. 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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