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  1. The banana stem weevil, Odoiporus longicollis (Olivier), is a serious threat to banana cultivation world over. Since banana is a food crop, the use of naturally infecting biological control agents could be an eff...

    Authors: Velavan Viswakethu, Vinitha Ramasamy, Saranya Krishnamoorthy, Thilakshana Segar, Aravindh Ramaraj, Muhammed Aboobacker Kuttithodika, Baskar Narayanasamy, Padmanaban Balakrishnan and Rangeshwaran Rajagopal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:114
  2. The life history and predation rate of the ladybird beetle, Harmonia dimidiata Fabricius (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) were compared at four different temperatures (16, 20, 24, and 28 °C). The beetles were fed on t...

    Authors: Javed Khan, Ashraf Khan, Nazeer Ahmed, Sadeq K. Alhag, Abdulrahman A. Almadiy, Samy Sayed, Pravej Alam and Farman Ullah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:113
  3. Soil-borne plant pathogenic fungi with a wide host range of crops cause a significant limitation on the global production of agronomic crops. Applications of synthetic pesticides are an important tool for mana...

    Authors: Gamal A. M. Ghanem, Doha A. S. Gebily, Mona M. Ragab, Ayat M. Ali, Nour El-Deen K. Soliman and Tawfik H. Abd El-Moity
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:112
  4. Root-knot nematodes (RKNs) cause severe losses in kiwifruit-growing regions. The endophytic bacteria could be biological agents for nematodes management. The aim of this study was the isolation and identificat...

    Authors: Seyedeh Najmeh Banihashemian, Salar Jamali, Morteza Golmohammadi and Mahmood Ghasemnezhad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:111
  5. The Toad grasshopper pest, Bufonacris claraziana (Saussure) (Orthoptera: Tristiridae) is an endemic species of the Argentine Patagonia region. Among the Tristiridae family, it is the only species recognized as ha...

    Authors: Yanina Mariottini, Carlos E. Lange and Sebastian E. Pelizza
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:110
  6. Stem rust caused by Puccinia triticina Erikss is one of the most devastating fungal foliar diseases, and causes substantial yield losses to wheat crops cultivated under field conditions. This study aimed to evalu...

    Authors: Nadia Gameel El-Gamal, Nehal Samy El-Mougy, Mohamed Saied Ali Khalil and Mokhtar Mohamed Abdel-Kader
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:109
  7. Atrijuglans hetaohei (Yang) (Lepidoptera, Heliodinidae) is a major pest of walnut in China. Larvae feed on the seeds of walnut fruit. Damaged fruits turned black and fallen prematurely. Current management relies ...

    Authors: Ziyan NanGong, Wanbin Chen, Anbang Zhang, Wenxuan Gu, Ping Song and Qinying Wang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:108
  8. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have been regarded as the most convenient strategy for insect pest management. The native strains of EPNs: Heterorhabditis bacteriophora EUPT-SD, H. bacteriophora EUPT-R, H. bact...

    Authors: Preety Tomar and Neelam Thakur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:107
  9. The rugose spiraling whitefly (RSW), Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), an exotic polyphagous pest and its infestation was documented on coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) for the first time in...

    Authors: A. Sandeep, K. Selvaraj, C. M. Kalleshwaraswamy, B. C. Hanumanthaswamy and H. B. Mallikarjuna
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:106
  10. This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of plant growth-promoting microbes on the foliar disease of organic tomatoes under protected cultivation. The biological control agents, viz., Trichoderma harz...

    Authors: Gurudatt M. Hegde, Lokanath H. Malligawad, M. N. Sreenivasa and Bimal K. Chetri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:105
  11. Entomopathogenic fungi are a potential biological control agent for many pests. In this study, 14 native Beauveria bassiana isolates were molecularly identified and assessed for their virulence and mortality agai...

    Authors: Ismail Erper, Kibar Ak, Muharrem Turkkan, Elif Yildirim, Mehtap Alkan and Goksel Ozer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:104
  12. Topical application of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPFs) against Spodoptera frugiperda J.E. Smith (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae is less effective due to larvae hiding in the corn midribs in the field. To contro...

    Authors: Jelly Milinia Puspita Sari, Siti Herlinda and Suwandi Suwandi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:103
  13. The two biological control methods, inherited sterility technique (IST) and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), are considered as the two promising methods for lepidopteran pest management. Simultaneous treatment with b...

    Authors: Waheed A. A. Sayed, Reda Sayed Hassan and Thanaa Mohamed Sileem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:102
  14. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have a great potential as a biocontrol agent for a wide range of insect pests. EPNs have attracted much interest around the world to study their distribution, virulence, and u...

    Authors: Mai Ali, Nada Allouf and Mohammad Ahmad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:101
  15. The Conopidae are an interesting family of small- to large-sized endoparasitic flies, commonly known as thick-headed flies. These flies have been proposed as potential biological control agents of invasive soc...

    Authors: Magdi S. A. El-Hawagry, Belkacem A. Boulaouad, Ahmed M. Soliman, Ayman M. Ebrahim and Hathal M. Al Dhafer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:100
  16. The greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), is among the most important wax pests economically. In the larval stage, the pest feeds on honeycomb wax and seriously damages the combs that...

    Authors: Dönüş Gençer and Zeynep Bayramoğlu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:99
  17. The invasive barnacle scale, Ceroplastes cirripediformis Comstock (Hemiptera: Coccidae), is a pest native to South America and the Caribbean islands that has recently emerged as a serious threat to agricultural, ...

    Authors: Mahesh B. Gaikwad, Santosh C. Kedar, Dayanand C. Kalyani and Pathour R. Shashank
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:98
  18. The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a devastating pest of maize, difficult to manage using a single pest management tactic. The entomopathogenic fungus (EPF),

    Authors: G. Kiruthiga, S. Jeyarani, N. Sathiah, M. Murugan, U. Sivakumar and D. Uma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:97
  19. Buxus sempervirens (Boxwood) is a type of plant that has economic and cultural significance, danger of extinction due to various factors. Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), an invasive...

    Authors: Elif Tozlu, Göksel Tozlu, Recep Kotan, Nasibe Tekiner, Fatih Dadaşoğlu and Temel Göktürk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:96
  20. Entomopathogenic fungi (EPFs) have more important role in biological control of the important insect pests. In the present study 15 EPF isolates, selected from the EPF culture collection, were identified using...

    Authors: Seher Uçar, Turgut Atay and Yusuf Yanar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:95
  21. Studying the diversity of the indigenous entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) is a prerequisite to effective insect pest control. The distribution and occurrence of EPF from the soil across Nigeria were evaluated. Thr...

    Authors: Mohammed Nuru Yakubu, Mohammed Auwal Ladan, Fatima Ali Deba, Safiya Isma’il, Usman Sa’id Haruna, Habiba Usman Aliyu, Ahmad Abdulhameed and Fatima Tahir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:93
  22. The African Migratory Locust, Locusta migratoria migratorioides (Reiche & Fairmaire, 1849) (Orthoptera: Acrididae), is a major threat to agricultural crops and food security on a worldwide scale; hence, maintaini...

    Authors: Jihan Muhammad, Zeinab Fathy and Saad Moussa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:92
  23. The wheat stink bug, Aelia rostrata Boheman (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), is one of the harmful insects that caused significant product losses in cereals due to outbreaks. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are natur...

    Authors: Aydın Peçen and İlker Kepenekci
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:91
  24. The experiments were conducted at Research Farm, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India. Infectivity and effectiveness of entomopathogenic nematode (EPN), Steinernema asiaticum infec...

    Authors: Rajesh Kumar, Shalini Pandey and Ram Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:90
  25. The European tent caterpillar Malacosoma neustria Linnaeus, 1758 (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae), a worldwide pest, feeds on a wide variety of woody and shrub-like plants in its larval stage and causes extensive eco...

    Authors: Elif Fatma Topkara, Oğuzhan Yanar, Funda Sahin, Yusuf Yanar and Dürdane Yanar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:89
  26. India is the world's leading producer of coconuts. Many biotic and abiotic constrains limit global palm yield and among the biotic factors, the coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L.) (Coleoptera: Scar...

    Authors: M. Sujithra, M. Rajkumar, Priyank Hanuman Mhatre and Govindharaj Guru-Pirasanna-Pandi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:88
  27. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) belonging to the Heterorhabditis spp. harbour symbiotically associated bacteria which are toxic to a wide range of insect pests. Isolation, purification, characterization and mas...

    Authors: M. N. Ashwini, Haseena Bhaskar, Deepu Mathew, M. R. Shylaja and D. Girija
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:87
  28. The tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a serious pest of solanaceous plant species, mainly Solanum lycopersicum L. The entomopathogenic fungi, an alternative to chemical inse...

    Authors: Gurmeet Kour Bali, Sanjay K. Singh, Deepak Kumar Maurya, Fehim Jeelani Wani and Radhakrishnan Sitaram Pandit
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:86
  29. Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) is an entomopathogenic fungus that has potential as a biological control agent against many insect pests. This study was conducted to optimize the conditi...

    Authors: Ibrahima Camara, Kaili Cao, Rouguiatou Sangbaramou, Peipei Wu, Wangpeng Shi and Shuqian Tan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:85
  30. Effects of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF); Beauveria bassiana, Isaria fumosorosea and Pupureocillium lilacinum against tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), which is one of the most ...

    Authors: Gürsel Karaca, Alime Bayındır Erol, Burcu Açıloğlu Çığgın, Hatice Acarbulut and İsmail Karaca
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:84
  31. Entomopathogenic nematodes of the genera Heterorhabditis and Steinernema are widely used as biocontrol agents against diverse insect pests. Their association with symbiont bacteria is found to be the primary caus...

    Authors: April Lyn Leonar, Prakaijan Nimkingrat, Sitaram Aryal, Joey Genevieve Martinez, Aashaq Hussain Bhat and Nanette Hope Sumaya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:83
  32. Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) is the dominant pest on the stored products throughout the world. As an alternative to chemical insecticides, entomopathogens can be natur...

    Authors: Mustafa Yaman, Tuğba Sağlam and Ömer Ertürk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:82
  33. The lethal effects of different entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) and nematodes (EPN) on the pupae of the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) were investigated in a two-...

    Authors: Asiye Uzun Yiğit, Fatma Gül Göze Özdemir, Ozan Demirözer and Tufan Nayır
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:81
  34. The biological diversity on planet earth is declining day by day, due to different factors such as excessive applications of pesticides. The utilization of chemical pesticides affected environment as well as m...

    Authors: Preety Tomar, Neelam Thakur and Ajar Nath Yadav
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:80
  35. Domestication usually has negative effects on insect performance, especially when they are reared continuously for many generations. Rejuvenation can reduce the negative effects of domestication in the parasit...

    Authors: Ehsan Ghaemmaghami, Yaghoub Fathipour, Abdoolnabi Bagheri, Ali Asghar Talebi and Gadi V. P. Reddy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:79
  36. Honeybees are one of the most important pollinators in the world, and their products are nowadays included in most anticancer, antiallergic, antimicrobial drugs and are included in cosmetic treatments. In the ...

    Authors: Heba Seyam, Amr A. A. Metwally, Ayman H. El-Deeb, Sawsan El-Mohandes, Mohamed S. Badr and Emtithal M. Abd-El-Samie
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:78
  37. Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (syn. Pseudomonas solanacearum) is the most devastating bacterial disease of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) occurring in tropical zones with consequential substan...

    Authors: Diane Yimta Youmbi, Pierre Eke, Lanvin Rochal Kepngop Kouokap, Vanessa Nya Dinango, Gilbert Ghomsi Tamghe, Louise Nana Wakam and Fabrice Fekam Boyom
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:77
  38. This study was conducted to investigate host stage preference and demographic parameters of the parasitoid species, Leptomastix dactylopii Howard (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), the parasitoid of vine mealybug Planoco...

    Authors: Murat Muştu, Feyza Nur Derya and Betül Tarhanacı
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:75
  39. In the present study, detection, characterization and virulence analysis of a field collected nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) was ca...

    Authors: Yasmein A. El Sayed, Samy Sayed, Aml Magdy and Wael Elmenofy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:74
  40. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), was recorded for the first time in Pakistan in 2019, and now it has spread in several regions, i.e., Punjab and Sindh, affecting mai...

    Authors: Noshaba Mubeen, Asma Khalid, Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Nimra Altaf, Muhammad Arshad, Laiba Amin, Qudsia Talat, Abeera Sadaf and Farwa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:73
  41. Cold storage of reared natural enemies is important in terms of planning the release time and quantity, eliminating unpredicted demand increases, and reducing production costs. However, the tolerance of reared...

    Authors: Berivan Keser, Mahmut Mete Karaca and Kamil Karut
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:72
  42. The baculovirus Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpliNPV) is an entomopathogenic virus utilized as a biological control agent of the Egyptian cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis. Several studies ha...

    Authors: Saoussen Ben Tiba, Asma Laarif, Jörg T. Wennmann, Thameur Bouslama and Johannes A. Jehle
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:71
  43. The plant pathogenic fungi, Alternaria solani and Fusarium oxysporum, are considered among the fungal pathogens which cause severe damages to tomato plants. The application of chemicals fungicides reduced fungal ...

    Authors: Asmaa Ahmed Alharbi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:70
  44. The blast disease of rice caused by the fungus Magnaphorthe oryzae is one of the most destructive diseases in Nam Dinh province, Vietnam. This study aimed to isolate and screen antagonistic bacteria isolated from...

    Authors: Quang Trung Do
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:69
  45. The genus Acletoxenus (tribe Gitonini, subfamily Steganinae, family Drosophilidae) is a small widespread genus, comprising only four species worldwide, namely: Acletoxenus indicus Malloch, 1929, A. quadristriatus

    Authors: Maha Salah Eldin Nada, Ayman Mohey Eldin Ebrahim and Magdi Shaaban Ali El-Hawagry
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:68
  46. The black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is considered as one of the most destructive pests of many field crops in Egypt. Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) have long been accepted as rel...

    Authors: Adel Anwar Ismail Ahmed, Shimaa Sayed Hassan Khalil and Ahmed Farahat Sahab
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:67
  47. Sainfoin, alfalfa and clover are important forage crop plants in terms of their food value, efficiency and adaptation capabilities. Cymbalophora rivularis (Menetries, 1832) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) causes signific...

    Authors: Elif Tozlu, Göksel Tozlu and Recep Kotan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:66
  48. Virulence of the entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis indica against larvae (3rd, 4th and 5th larval instars) and pupae of citrus fruit piercing moth, Eudocima materna L. (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) was evaluat...

    Authors: K. Kiran Kumar, A. George, G. T. Behere, Yogesh E. Thorat, Datta Ingle and Dharmendra P. Sinh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:65

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