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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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

    Content type: Research

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  14. Verticillium dahliae is one of the most destructive pathogens in many cotton-growing countries around the globe. There is still the lack of high-resistant upland cotton cultivars against this pathogen, and the us...

    Authors: Zabihullah Sherzad and Tang Canming

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:118

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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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  16. Modern methods of stored wheat grain protection from insect pests strive towards optimizing the use of different techniques and methods within integrated pest management (IPM) programs. One of the methods of i...

    Authors: Vesna Perišić, Vladimir Perišić, Filip Vukajlović, Dragana Predojević, Vera Rajičić, Goran Andrić and Petar Kljajić

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:116

    Content type: Research

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  17. The predatory species, Clitostethus brachylobus Peng, Ren & Pang 1998 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), native to China, has been reported as a predator of the whitefly species, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.). Present study d...

    Authors: Xingmin Wang, Hui Deng, Cailian Du and Shaukat Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:115

    Content type: Research

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  18. Ascochyta blight caused by a fungal pathogen, Ascochyta rabiei, is a serious disease of chickpea in most chickpea growing areas of the world. The disease can be controlled by fungicides to reduce the environmenta...

    Authors: Arshad Javaid, Rukhshanda Munir, Iqra Haider Khan and Amna Shoaib

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:114

    Content type: Research

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  19. Fusarium wilt biocontrol using endophytic microorganisms may represent a potentially attractive and environmentally safe alternative since endophytes could better limit disease incidence and severity through i...

    Authors: Rania Aydi-Ben-Abdallah, Hayfa Jabnoun-Khiareddine and Mejda Daami-Remadi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:113

    Content type: Research

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  20. The goal of the present research was to ascertain the potential root endophytic fungi against Dematophora necatrix, Hartig, the causal pathogen of white root rot in apples; however, it has an expanded range of ho...

    Authors: Joginder Pal, Satish K. Sharma, Sunita Devi, Ranjna Sharma, Hans Raj, Monika Karn, Shalini Verma, Pulla Reddy Vedukola and Anju Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:112

    Content type: Research

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  21. Attempts based on increasing the efficacy of Baculovirus and/or reducing the application concentration of synthetic insecticides through integrated lepidopteran management are appreciated role for conserving t...

    Authors: Alexandra A. El-Helaly, Waheed A. A. Sayed and Helmy M. El-Bendary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:111

    Content type: Research

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  22. Three parasitoid species viz. Aphelinus asychis Walker (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), Aphidius ervi (Haliday) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Diaeretiella rapae (McIntosh) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing the ap...

    Authors: Surjeet Kumar, Shruti Kashyap and Saurbh Soni

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:110

    Content type: Research

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  23. Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is one of the most devastating diseases in tomato cultivation. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of Bacillus and Trichoderma isolates to manage the bacterial ...

    Authors: Caroline K. Kariuki, Eunice W. Mutitu and William M. Muiru

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:109

    Content type: Research

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  24. Effects of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana, Verticillium alfalfae, and Trichoderma viride; secondary metabolites of MS1 (B. bassiana) and MS2 (V. alfalfae); and Dimethoate active substances on the a...

    Authors: Alime Bayındır Erol, Ouidad Abdelaziz, Ali Kemal Birgücü, Mohamed Morad Senoussi, Ammar Oufroukh and İsmail Karaca

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:108

    Content type: Research

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  25. Some laboratory studies revealed that predators can readily attack and consume virus-infected prey with no detrimental effects on their biological parameters. Most tested predacious species did not discriminat...

    Authors: Mohamed Samir Tawfik Abbas

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:107

    Content type: Review article

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  26. Bacterial wilt of tomato caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is a serious threat to tomato production worldwide. For eco-friendly management of bacterial wilt of tomato, the rhizospheric microorganisms belonging to ...

    Authors: Narasimhamurthy Konappa, Soumya Krishnamurthy, Udayashankar C. Arakere, Srinivas Chowdappa and Niranjana Siddapura Ramachandrappa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:106

    Content type: Research

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  27. The present investigation was carried out on in vitro mass multiplication, larval feeding capacity, and pollination efficiency of two aphidophagous syrphids viz., Eupeodes frequens (Matsmura) and Episyrphus balte...

    Authors: Paramveer Singh, Meena Thakur, Karishan Chander Sharma, Harish Kumar Sharma and Rohit Kumar Nayak

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:105

    Content type: Research

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  28. Poplar anthracnose is one of the most serious diseases caused by the fungal pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) Penz. & Sacc. Biocontrol is an efficient green way for the disease control, and numerous...

    Authors: Huayi Huang, Chengming Tian, Yonghuai Huang and Huanhua Huang

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:104

    Content type: Research

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  29. The polyhedral inclusion bodies (PIBs) of Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrosis virus (SlNPV) were extracted from droppings of both the house sparrow Passer domesticus Raf. and the cattle egret Bubulcus ibis B...

    Authors: Monir Mohamed El Husseini, Salama Ibrahim Askar and Ata Ahmed Ata

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:103

    Content type: Research

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  30. Sclerotium rolfsii is a soil-borne plant pathogen that causes root diseases in hundreds of plant species. It also causes collar rot disease in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). The present pot study was carried out ...

    Authors: Amna Ali, Arshad Javaid, Amna Shoaib and Iqra Haider Khan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:102

    Content type: Research

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  31. A nuclear polyhedrosis virus (GmMNPV) was isolated from the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae from a dead laboratory colony. A semi-synthetic diet was used for rearing G. me...

    Authors: Monir M. El Husseini

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:101

    Content type: Research

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  32. Ten indigenous entomofungal strains of Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and M. rileyi were evaluated against 2nd instar larvae of the maize fall armyworm (FAW) Spodptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepid...

    Authors: Ramanujam B., Poornesha B. and Shylesha A. N.

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:100

    Content type: Research

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  33. In Egypt, Rhizoctonia solani is an economically important fungal pathogen on many crops such as common bean causing serious yield losses. Biofumigation with Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), as a potential altern...

    Authors: Ibrahim Abdallah, Radwa Yehia and Mohamed Abdel-hady Kandil

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:99

    Content type: Research

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  34. Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is an important grain legume that is attacked by the fungal pathogen, Sclerotium rolfsii, responsible for collar rot disease. In the present study, the pathogen was isolated from dis...

    Authors: Iqra Haider Khan, Arshad Javaid, Azher Hameed Al-Taie and Dildar Ahmed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:98

    Content type: Research

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  35. Root-knot nematode (RKN), Meloidogyne incognita, is one of the most lingering and difficult to manage pest of black pepper in India. The options for controlling RKN are becoming increasingly limited due to the po...

    Authors: Priyank Hanuman Mhatre, Santhosh J Eapen, Gautam Chawla, Rashid Pervez, Agisha V N, Sirisha Tadigiri and Nagesh M

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:97

    Content type: Research

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  36. The Varroa mite, Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman (Arachnida: Acari: Varroidae), is a severe external parasitic mite of honeybees that causes great losses of colonies globally. Four concentrations (1, 2%, 5, ...

    Authors: Saad H. D. Masry, Tarek E. Abd El-Wahab and Mohamed Rashad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:91

    Content type: Research

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  37. The entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), as a biological control agent, can provide an alternative option for high-risk insecticides. Beauveria bassiana is one of the most potential EPF of pest control all over the worl...

    Authors: Yasmin A. Fergani and Ramy S. Yehia

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:96

    Content type: Research

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  38. The most dominant pest of date stored in Khuzestan Province is Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). In this study, the effects of Bacillus thuringiensis Kurstaki bacteria and Beauveria bassiana pa...

    Authors: Negar Bahmani, Masoud Latifian, Hadi Ostovan and Shahram Hesami

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:94

    Content type: Research

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  39. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are being used for the management of insect pests occurring in both agricultural and horticultural crops. But native EPNs are reasonably more efficacious in controlling insect...

    Authors: Manjunatha T. Gowda, Jagadeesh Patil, Vijayakumar R., Jaydeep Halder, Veereshkumar, Pratap A. Divekar, A. B. Rai and Jagdish Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:95

    Content type: Research

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  40. The potato tuber moth (PTM), Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller 1873) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a destructive pest of stored potatoes and potato crop. Biopesticides are certain types of pesticides derived from ...

    Authors: Aziza Mohamed Fouad Sharaby, Mohamed Ahmed Gesraha and Sahar Ahmed Baker Fallatah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:93

    Content type: Research

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  41. In this study, potential of the native Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner was investigated against the root knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) under laboratory and greenhouse conditions. Fourtee...

    Authors: A. Ramalakshmi, R. Sharmila, M. Iniyakumar and V. Gomathi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:90

    Content type: Research

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  42. The farmer interest in biological control-based management practices using entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) for the control of many economically important insects has increased. In this process, selection of effec...

    Authors: R. Dhanapal, D. V. Sai Ram Kumar, R. Lakshmipathy, C. Sandhya Rani and V. Manoj Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:89

    Content type: Research

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  43. The Oriental leaf worm moth, Spodoptera litura (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is among the most voracious insect pests in a variety of economically important crops, particularly cotton. It has developed resistanc...

    Authors: Muhammad Yasin, Muhammad Shoaib Qazi, Waqas Wakil and Mirza Abdul Qayyum

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:88

    Content type: Research

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  44. This study was designed to find out the optimum cold storage temperature (4, 7, and 10 °C) and storage period (1–16 weeks) of 3 different immature developmental stages (2, 4, 6 days post parasitism) of the egg...

    Authors: Hend O. Mohamed and A. H. El-Heneidy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:87

    Content type: Research

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  45. Integrated pest management (IPM) has recognized as a sustainable method for pest prevention, monitoring, and control. The purpose of this review article focused on biological control potential and challenges i...

    Authors: Mohammad Hussain Falahzadah, Javad Karimi and Randy Gaugler

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:86

    Content type: Review article

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  46. Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is an important fiber crop cultivated in > 50 countries of the world. The cotton leaf roller Syllepte derogata (Fabricius, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) is considered as an invasiv...

    Authors: Gulnar Gahramanova, Mehmet Mamay and Zulfi Mammadov

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:85

    Content type: Research

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  47. The aphids, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) and Aphis gossypii (Glover) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and the whiteflies, Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood) and Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) are the most...

    Authors: Harshdeep Singh and Tanjot Kaur

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:84

    Content type: Review article

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  48. Wheat stem rust causes by Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici is a serious threat to wheat production all over the world. This study evaluated the efficacy of Bacillus subtilis, B. polymyxa and B. megaterium, Eugeno...

    Authors: Reda I. Omara, Tarek A. Essa, Amal A. Khalil and Mohsen M. Elsharkawy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:83

    Content type: Research

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