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  1. Spilosoma (= Spilarctia) obliqua (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), once considered as a sporadic pest, is now considered as a major and polyphagous pest widely distributed throughout India. Recent outbreaks of t...

    Authors: Veegala Ramesh Babu, G. Sivakumar and S. Satpathy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:8
  2. Insect pests cause substantial agriculture losses annually, and their regulation through chemical pesticides instigates a prolonged detrimental impact on the environment and human health. The upsurge in diffic...

    Authors: Neelam Thakur, Preety Tomar, Jaspreet Kaur, Simranjeet Kaur, Anuja Sharma, Samiksha Jhamta, Ajar Nath Yadav, Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal, Rajesh Thakur and Seema Thakur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:7
  3. Tomato plant leaves can be wilted by the presence of various species of soil-residing bacteria, especially Ralstonia solanacearum. Soil solarization has proven to be an environment-friendly method for disease man...

    Authors: Olumide Ekundayo Omotayo and Adebisi Mary Eegunranti
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:6
  4. Entomopathogenic fungi have long been used as a biopeptide in the biological control of insect pests in agriculture, forestry and veterinary. At the same time, it is known that these fungi have positive effect...

    Authors: Alperen Kutalmış, Zeynep Terzioğlu, Rabia Hande Şen and Ali Sevim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:5
  5. The greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) constitutes key pests of greenhouses and field crops, which have developed pesticide resistance over the years. It has emerged ...

    Authors: Deeksha, Dilip Shriram Ghongade and Ajay Kumar Sood
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:3
  6. The present study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of some eco-friendly management modules based on plant oils and Metarhizium anisopliae against a biennial white grub species, Lepidiota mansueta Burmeister...

    Authors: Sravani Dumala, Badal Bhattacharyya and Bidyarani Devi Elangbam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:4
  7. This study was conducted to investigate life table characteristics of the parasitoid species, Goniozus legneri Gordh (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae), a major gregarious larval ecto-parasitoids of the carob moth, Ectomy...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ehteshami, Maryam Aleosfoor, Hossein Allahyari, Aurang Kavousi and Lida Fekrat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:2
  8. Integrated pest management is one of the ways to solve the problems of increased outbreaks of pests induced by the effects of climate change. Therefore, the present investigation was carried out to study the i...

    Authors: R. M. Sayed, T. S. El Sayed and S. A. Rizk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:1
  9. Metarhizium is one of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) that has been widely reported as a useful agent for controlling the coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB), Oryctes rhinoceros L. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Applic...

    Authors: Sigit Prastowo, Soeharto, Hardian Susilo Addy and Tri Handoyo
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:146
  10. In the protected cultivation of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) crop, the severity of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, incidence is alarming nowadays. To combat this, growers usually prefer using synth...

    Authors: A. P. Abhishek Gowda, Pankaj, Dinesh Singh, Awani Kumar Singh and R. Sowmya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:145
  11. Poplar fungal infections are difficult to control and result in severe economic loss. As a viable alternative to chemical pesticides, biocontrol is an effective safe method for disease control.

    Authors: Ghada E. Dawwam and Amira E. Sehim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:144
  12. The indiscriminate use of synthetic insecticides is not affordable and poses collateral damage to humans, non-target organisms, and environmental health. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a cosmopolitan, antagonisti...

    Authors: Rajadurai Gothandaraman, Balasubramani Venkatasamy, Tamilnayagan Thangavel, Kokiladevi Eswaran and Mohankumar Subbarayalu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:143
  13. The flower thrips, Frankliniella schultzei Trybom (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a notorious pest that attacks the plants of economic importance. The anthocorid bug Blaptostethus pallescens Poppius (Heteroptera: An...

    Authors: K. Sundaravalli, Richa Varshney, A. Kandan and K. Revathi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:142
  14. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a notorious polyphagous pest that has recently invaded India in 2018. Within a short period, this pest has spread throughout the...

    Authors: Swati P. Shinde, D. B. Ingole, V. K. Biradar, Nandini Gokte-Narkhedkar, N. V. Lavhe, Shivaji H. Thube, Vivek Shah and Y. G. Prasad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:141
  15. The western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Heteroptera: Coreidae), is one of the major pest in seed orchards of various conifers, significantly affects pine seed production and causes econ...

    Authors: Ardahan Eski, Seda Biryol, Ozden Acici and İsmail Demir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:140
  16. Among the phytosanitary problems, affecting tomato crops in greenhouses heated by geothermal water in southern Tunisia, the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is gaining promine...

    Authors: Sabrine Chouikhi, Besma Hamrouni Assadi, KaoutharGrissa Lebdi and Mohamed Sadok Belkadhi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:139
  17. The inadvertent observation of a substantial population reduction of greenhouse whiteflies infecting Salvia divinorum plants grown in a polyhouse sparked a flurry of inquiries on the cause of the population decli...

    Authors: Amit Umesh Paschapur, A. R. N. S. Subbanna, Ashish Kumar Singh, B. Jeevan, Johnson Stanley, H. Rajashekara, Krishna Kant Mishra, Prasanna S. Koti, Lakshmi Kant and Arunava Pattanayak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:138
  18. The root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne spp., are one of the most dominant and dangerous group of pests. The deformations and discolorations make tubers unmarketable and/or of less quality. Therefore, management of M...

    Authors: Hamida A. I. Osman, Hoda H. Ameen, Mostafa M. A. Hammam, Ghada M. El-Sayed, Usama Samy Elkelany and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:137
  19. American foulbrood (AFB) is one of the potent and highly contagious bacterial diseases affecting honeybees of Apis mellifera and A. cerana species. Paenibacillus larvae larvae (P. l. larvae) is the causative agen...

    Authors: Fatma Mahmoud, Eman E. Essa, Rasha M. A. Farag, Akila M. El Shafei, Ahmed S. Abou zeid, Hayam A. E. Sayed and Shireen A. M. Ma’moun
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:136
  20. The tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a major pest of tomato plants threatening global tomato production. The control of the pest is becoming increasingly difficult due to t...

    Authors: Ebubekir Yüksel
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:135
  21. Scaeva pyrastri (L.) (Diptera: Syrphidae) is a large-size Palaearctic region syrphid fly. The larval stage of S. pyrastri is aphidophagous in nature, while the adults are efficient pollinators of various crops. T...

    Authors: Shivani Palial, S. C. Verma, P. L. Sharma, R. S. Chandel, Rakesh Kumar, Meenu Gupta, Nidhi Sharma and Priyanka Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:134
  22. Stem rot caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. is a major nuisance in groundnut production, causing substantial yield losses in almost all groundnut-growing areas around the world. Biological control is regarded as ...

    Authors: A. U. Akash, V. Ramya, G. Uma Devi, S. N. C. V. L. Pushpavalli and S. Triveni
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:133
  23. Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is the causal agent of white mould, stem and head rot diseases on a wide variety, including cabbage in the field and storage. Control of this pathogen by using commercial disease manageme...

    Authors: K. Sivagnanapazham, M. Karthikeyan, T. Raguchander, R. Swarna Priya and A. Kamalakannan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:132
  24. The Rugose spiraling whitefly (RSW), Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), has been reported as an invasive pest of coconut in different parts of peninsular India during 2016. It mainly cau...

    Authors: K. Elango, N. Arun kumar and V. Dhanasekar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:131
  25. Soil biocontrol streptomycetes are considered as ecofriendly agents, which inhibit the growth of multiple fungal pathogens. In addition, the majority of species are considered non-plant pathogenic, and they ar...

    Authors: Diana Elizabeth Rios-Muñiz and Zahaed Evangelista-Martínez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:130
  26. Native endophytes from maize could play a vital role in plant protection and growth promotion. The present study was undertaken to elucidate the effect of soil types and different maize varieties on culturable...

    Authors: Haichun Cun, Shahzad Munir, Pengfei He, Yixin Wu, Pengbo He, Ayesha Ahmed, Hongbing Che, Jian Li and Yueqiu He
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:129
  27. Two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae) incidence is a major constraint in vegetable cultivation. The indiscriminate use of acaricides is causing environmental threat and also residual...

    Authors: V. P. Abarna and R. Vishnupriya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:128
  28. 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 32:127

    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:109

  29. Limited number of control methods against root-lesion nematodes has increased the search for alternative management strategies. Due to secondary metabolites such as toxins and enzymes secreted by the entomopat...

    Authors: Fatma Gül Göze Özdemir, Asiye Uzun Yiğit and Ozan Demirözer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:126
  30. The geothermal greenhouses in Southern Tunisia are an important axis of agricultural development. This sector faces many abiotic and biotic constraints that could threat its sustainability. Thus, the heated gr...

    Authors: Sabrine Chouikhi, Besma Hamrouni Assadi, Kaouthar Grissa Lebdi and Mohamed Sadok Belkadhi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:125
  31. Stethorini are specialized mite predators in the family Coccinellidae, which are small with black body and brown or yellow colored appendages. This study aimed to survey species of Stethorini associated with p...

    Authors: C. V. Vidya, Haseena Bhaskar, R. Chaitanya and Deepu Mathew
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:124
  32. Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. ciceris is one of the potential threats to chickpea cultivation as it causes greater a yield loss under favorable conditions. Management of this disease is difficult because of its soil-b...

    Authors: K. Venkataramanamma, B. V. Bhaskara Reddy, R. Sarada Jayalakshmi, V. Jayalakshmi and L. Rajendran
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:123
  33. Eublemma amabilis Moore (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is an important pest of lac insect, Kerria spp. (Hemiptera: Tachardiidae: Coccoidea) causing up to 20–25% damage of lac and its encrustation, which has immense ind...

    Authors: Purnima Das, Binita Borah, Priyanka Saikia, Lakshmi Kanta Hazarika, K. K. Sharma, A. Mohanasundaram, Robin Chandra Boro, Ratna Kalita and Trishnamoni Gautom
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:122
  34. Wheat sheath blight, caused by Rhizoctonia cerealis, is a popular fungal disease that causes serious harm to wheat production. Biological control can offer the safe and effective method to control wheat diseases.

    Authors: Yanjie Yi, Yang Liu, Pengyu Luan, Zhipeng Hou, Yanhui Yang, Ruifang Li, Zhenpu Liang, Xiaoxia Zhang and Shulei Liu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:121
  35. Microbial biological control agents are gaining worldwide attention to manage insect pests as an alternative to synthetic insecticides. Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) meet eco-friendly pest management’s demand s...

    Authors: G. S. Jamunarani, S. H. Ramanagouda, B. Venkateshalu, J. Jayappa, Gunnaiah Raghavendra, D. L. Rudresh, M. S. Kulkarni, B. N. Naika Mahantesha and J. B. Gopali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:120
  36. The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is an endemic destructive pest for several cultivars in America and recently in Africa and Asia. Due to the development of pest...

    Authors: R. M. Sayed, S. S. Ibrahim and H. M. K. H. El-Gepaly
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:119
  37. The predatory mite, Blattisocius mali Oudemans (Mesostigmata: Blattisociidae), feeds on various species of storage mites such as Tyrophagous putresentiae (Schrank). In this study, life table parameters and consum...

    Authors: Faeze Asgari, Seyed Ali Safavi and Hamid Reza Sarraf Moayeri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:118
  38. Western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Hemiptera: Coreidae), is an invasive polyphagous pest of coniferous trees. It causes serious economic losses in pine kernel production. Biocontrol of...

    Authors: Hilal Tunca Cosic, Elisabeth Tabone, Damla Çaycı, Benjamin Cosic, Özgür Toprak and Akın Emin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:117
  39. Yellow (stripe) rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst), is an economic disease of wheat. Growth-promoting fungi (GPF) such as Trichoderma asperellum and Penicillium simplicissimum have been inv...

    Authors: Samar Mohamed Esmail, Ibrahim Sobhy Draz, Muhammad Hamzah Saleem, Sahar Mumtaz and Mohsen Mohamed Elsharkawy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:116
  40. Avocado “tristeza,” a disease caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi, is one of the main limiting factors of avocado production in the Caribbean region. To control the pathogen, the application of agrochemicals is requ...

    Authors: Donicer E. Montes Vergara, Adrian Barboza-García and Alexander Pérez-Cordero
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:115
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. Stem rust caused by Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici Pers is one of the most devastating fungal foliar diseases, and causes substantial yield losses to wheat crops cultivated under field conditions. This study aim...

    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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:127

  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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