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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Sclerotium rolfsii is a soil-borne fungal pathogen causing diseases in more than 500 plant species. It causes southern blight disease in chili. Chemical fungicides are used to control this disease, which also pol...

    Authors: Warda Sharf, Arshad Javaid, Amna Shoaib and Iqra Haider Khan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:16

    Content type: Research

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  7. The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) is an insect pest species responsible for damages of citrus fruit quality and tree health. This insect is a vector of bacteria ‘Candidatus

    Authors: Ana Belén Corallo, Evelin Pechi, Lina Bettucci and Susana Tiscornia

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:15

    Content type: Research

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  8. Fungal stem end rot disease of pitaya caused by Alternaria alternata is one of the most destructive diseases in Binh Thuan province, Vietnam. This study aimed to assess the antagonistic effects of some endophytic...

    Authors: The Anh Luu, Quyet Tien Phi, Thi Thu Hang Nguyen, Mai Van Dinh, Bich Ngoc Pham and Quang Trung Do

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:14

    Content type: Research

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  9. Biological control of insects is the current goal of modern researches to avoid using the harmful chemicals. Some fungi are capable of infecting and killing insects and, hence, are commonly known as entomopath...

    Authors: Waill A. Elkhateeb, Kareem M. Mousa, Marwa O. ELnahas and Ghoson M. Daba

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:13

    Content type: Review article

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  10. Species belonging to the genus Trichoderma are considered as one of the most potential biocontrol agents which can be readily collected from soil and found effective against various fungal and bacterial diseases....

    Authors: Kannan Chinnaswami, Divya Mishra, Anila Miriyala, Prakasam Vellaichamy, Basavaraj Kurubar, Jasudasu Gompa, Srinivas Prasad Madamsetty and Meenakshi Sundaram Raman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:12

    Content type: Research

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  11. The cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glov. (Hemiptera: Aphididae), is a major insect pest on a wide range of plants that causes high damage and transmits plant viruses. This study was carried out to evaluate an indig...

    Authors: Samy Sayed, Sayed-Ashraf Elarnaouty and Esmat Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:11

    Content type: Research

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  12. Egg parasitoids belonging to the genus Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) are important natural enemies that have been successfully used in biological control programs and mostly reared on the Mediterr...

    Authors: Serkan Pehlivan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:10

    Content type: Research

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  13. Fruit flies are important insect pests of horticultural crops. Pesticides used to control them which cause environmental and health hazards; therefore, other alternative sustainable management measures are req...

    Authors: Fazl Ullah, Muzammil Farooq, Sabyan Faris Honey and Naeem Zada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:9

    Content type: Research

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  14. The predatory mites, Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor), N. barkeri (Hughes), and Amblyseius swirskii Athias-Henriot, are important predators attacking many insect and mite pests. They can coexist in the same hab...

    Authors: Faten M. Momen and Amira Abdel-Khalek

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:8

    Content type: Research

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  15. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is an important pest of tomatoes that reduces yield and fruit quality resulting in losses of up to 100%. The pest has developed res...

    Authors: Lizzy A. Mwamburi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:7

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  16. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) produces a group of δ-endotoxin proteins designated as cry toxins. No doubt that Bt isolates are excellent potential candidates for biological control strategies.

    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 31:6

    Content type: Research

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  17. Ralstonia solanacearum causes bacterial wilt disease in tomato and other crops resulting in huge economic losses worldwide. Several measures have been explored for the control of R. solanacearum, but the desired ...

    Authors: Liu Yan and Raja Asad Ali Khan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:5

    Content type: Research

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  18. In this study, commercial bioinsecticides including entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and Verticillium lecanii, and Spinetoram active ingredient insecticide were evaluated agains...

    Authors: Alime Bayindir Erol, Oktay Erdoğan and İsmail Karaca

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:4

    Content type: Research

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  19. Metarhizium species are considered one of the most outstanding powerful biological control agents that have been commercialized as biopesticides against various agricultural pests. Fungal stability with successiv...

    Authors: Rana H. M. Hussien, Said M. Ezzat, Ali A. El Sheikh, James W. D. Taylor and Tariq M. Butt

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:2

    Content type: Research

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  20. The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), is the world’s most damaging (30–100%) pest infesting important fruits and vegetables. Its control is highly challenging due to its polyphagous, multivoltine ...

    Authors: Prashant Mohanpuria, Mohan Govindaswamy, Gurupkar Singh Sidhu, Sandeep Singh, Simranpreet Kaur and Parveen Chhuneja

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:1

    Content type: Research

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  21. Organic amendments are well known for influencing soil nematode community structure, diversities, and activities. Most of the previous studies focused on effects of organic amendments on plant-parasitic nemato...

    Authors: Harjot Singh Sidhu and Rambir Singh Kanwar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:146

    Content type: Research

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  22. The common green lacewing Chrysoperla carnea (Steph.) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) is a polyphagous and efficient predatory species commonly found in a wide range of agricultural habitats. It plays an important role...

    Authors: Hossein Ranjbar Aghdam and Zahra Nemati

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:145

    Content type: Research

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  23. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) harboring symbiotic bacteria are one of the safest alternatives to the chemical insecticides for the control of various insect pests. Infective juveniles of EPNs locate a targ...

    Authors: Rashid Pervez, Showkat Ahmad Lone and Sasmita Pattnaik

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:144

    Content type: Research

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  24. The fungus, Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuil., is one of the most important entomopathogenic fungi (EPFs). Recently, its new role was discovered in nature, to be an endophyte in plants. It has been reported as an ...

    Authors: Lobna Rajab, Mohammad Ahmad and Ibtisam Gazal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:143

    Content type: Research

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  25. The diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) is one of the major pests in cabbage which causes severe loss to the cruciferous crops. Entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana and Metar...

    Authors: Poornesha Bathina and Ramanujam Bonam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:142

    Content type: Research

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  26. Broad-spectrum pesticides and Bt crops have been used against the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), but their effect on the environment and the development of resistance are...

    Authors: Tamires Doroteo de Souza, Fabricio Oliveira Fernandes, Ariadne Costa Sanches and Ricardo Antônio Polanczyk

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:141

    Content type: Research

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  27. Root-knot nematodes are among the world’s most damaging endoparasitic sedentary nematodes, especially, Meloidogyne incognita that infects a wide range of plant hosts. The activity of different antagonistic bacter...

    Authors: Ghena Mamdouh AbdelRazek and Rabaa Yaseen

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:140

    Content type: Research

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  28. Fusarium crown rot is one of the major diseases that cause significant yield losses of wheat, and Trichoderma strains were known as an effective biocontrol agent.

    Authors: Zayneb Kthiri, Maissa Ben Jabeur, Myriam Machraoui, Samia Gargouri, Khaled Hiba and Walid Hamada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:139

    Content type: Research

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  29. Fungal endophytes produce a variety of secondary metabolites which can be explored for herbicidal activities. Parthenium is a very aggressive and fast-spreading weed in Pakistan. The endophytes of Parthenium made...

    Authors: Yaseen Ahmad, Muhammad Nauman Ahmad, Afia Zia, Syed Sartaj Alam, Raja Asad Ali Khan and Muhammad Riaz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:138

    Content type: Research

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  30. The walnut aphid species Chromaphis juglandicola Kalt. and Panaphis juglandis (Goeze) are destructive insect pests. Harmonia axyridis (Pall.) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is the main predatory insect with a wide g...

    Authors: Guizhen Gao, Siqi Liu, Likai Feng, Yuli Wang and Zhaozhi Lu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:137

    Content type: Research

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  31. Mycosis on the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), infecting maize was observed in research farm of Regional Agricultural Research Station, Anakapalli from October 2019 to ...

    Authors: M. Visalakshi, P. Kishore Varma, V. Chandra Sekhar, M. Bharathalaxmi, B. L. Manisha and S. Upendhar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:135

    Content type: Research

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  32. Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is one of the most popular vegetable crops in Egypt. It is affected by a wide range of pests; prominent among them is root-knot nematode (RKN) Meloidogyne spp. which constitutes a maj...

    Authors: Usama Samy Elkelany, Nehal Samy El-Mougy and Mokhtar Mohamed Abdel-Kader

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:134

    Content type: Research

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  33. Agriculture is an indispensable part of any country to feed the millions of people but it is under constant threat of pests. To protect the crops from this huge yield loss recently, chemical pesticides are use...

    Authors: Ria Mukhopadhyay and Deepak Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:133

    Content type: Review article

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  34. Cyanobacteria possess a wide array of bioactive compounds including those with antimicrobial activities. The target was to investigate the UV effect on antimicrobial activity of cyanobacterial extracts. Severa...

    Authors: Munirah Aldayel and Nermin El Semary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:132

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  35. The red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), is a serious pest of stored grain commodities worldwide which results in considerable losses to stored wheat, Triticum aestivum (Lin...

    Authors: Habib-ur Rehman, Amer Rasul, Muhammad Aslam Farooqi, Hafiz Muhammad Usman Aslam, Beenish Majeed, Muhammad Sagheer and Qurban Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:131

    Content type: Research

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  36. The successful rearing of predators or parasitoids is one of the most important elements in biological control programs. The dried fruit mite, Carpoglyphus lactis (L.), can be used as an alternative prey for the ...

    Authors: Phyu Phyu San, Midori Tuda, Kengo Nakahira and Masami Takagi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:130

    Content type: Research

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  37. Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is one of the most harmful pests in greenhouses and in open fields.

    Authors: Yusuf Ali Abdulle, Talha Nazir, Azhar Uddin Keerio, Habib Ali, Shah Zaman, Tauqir Anwar, Trinh Duy Nam and Dewen Qiu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:129

    Content type: Research

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  38. The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is the major insect pest of fruit production worldwide. Chemical control of this pest has induced the selection of resistant med...

    Authors: Sabrina Chergui, Khadidja Boudjemaa, Abdelmadjid Benzehra and Ismail Karaca

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:128

    Content type: Research

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  39. Biological alternatives to pesticides in agriculture do not harm non-targets organisms including natural enemies of insect pests. Experiments were conducted at sugarcane fields during 2015 to 2019 to assess la...

    Authors: Sudhendu Sharma, P. S. Shera, Rabinder Kaur and K. S. Sangha

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:127

    Content type: Research

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  40. Contents of carbohydrates, protein, and lipids in tissues of insect prey constitute the required energy reserve utilized by their predators. Their amounts define the preference of the predator to certain prey ...

    Authors: Salama Ibrahim Askar and Monir Mohamed El Husseini

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:126

    Content type: Research

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  41. Xylanase enzyme plays an important role in nature as being a part of protecting the environment from pollution. It has also various industrial applications.

    Authors: Sherien M. M. Atalla, Nehad E. Ahmed, Hassan M. Awad, Nadia G. El Gamal and Aliaa R. El Shamy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:125

    Content type: Research

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  42. Bean thrips, Megalurothrips distalis (Karny), are a serious insect pest of mung bean grown in summer season as a catch crop in wheat–rice cropping system in North West India. Severe incidence leads to flower shed...

    Authors: Harkamalpreet Singh, Harpreet Kaur Cheema and Ravinder Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:124

    Content type: Research

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  43. The tomato pinworm Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the key pests of tomato worldwide, causing an estimated crop loss of 80 to 100%. This pest has developed resistance to several pesti...

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

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:123

    Content type: Research

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  44. Diadegma insulare (Cresson) is the most efficient parasitoid of Plutella xylostella (L.) in cruciferous crops. Considering its effectiveness, the present study was performed to investigate the impacts of cauliflo...

    Authors: Muhammad Sajid Qureshi, Ata ul Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem and Kausar Nawaz Shah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:122

    Content type: Research

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  45. The phylogeny and phylogenetic relationships of Trichoderma species were investigated by many methods including maximum parsimony and distance analysis of DNA sequences from multiple genetic loci. 5.8S rDNA seque...

    Authors: Yasser S. A. Mazrou, Alaa Baazeem, Abeer H. Makhlouf, Ayman Sabry, Mohamed Ismail and Mohamed M. Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:120

    Content type: Research

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  46. Groundnut, Arachis hypogaea L., crop is an important oil seed crop in India and is prone to attack by numerous fungal and viral diseases, among the soil-borne diseases, stem rot caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc....

    Authors: T. Archana, L. Rajendran, S. K. Manoranjitham, V. P. Santhana Krishnan, M. Paramasivan and G. Karthikeyan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:119

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  47. Fungi are one of the microorganisms that cause most damage to fruits worldwide, affecting their quality and consumption. Chemical controls with pesticides are used to diminish postharvest losses of fruits. How...

    Authors: Zahaed Evangelista-Martínez, Erika Anahí Contreras-Leal, Luis Fernando Corona-Pedraza and Élida Gastélum-Martínez

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:117

    Content type: Research

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