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  1. White grubs are highly polyphagous and most destructive soil pests inflicting damage to a groundnut crop that causes economic yield losses in commercial groundnut production in India. In this study, potential ...

    Authors: Prakash S. Patel, Sushma Deb, Prakash H. Rabari and Manishkumar J. Joshi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:7
  2. The armyworm, Spodoptera litura (FABRICIUS) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a widely distributed polyphagous pest that is seriously affecting more than 100 different hosts. Globally, biopesticides are becoming the ma...

    Authors: Salma Javed, Tabassum Ara Khanum and Ashraf Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:6
  3. To manage the cabbage butterfly, Pieris brassicae (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae), it is not wise to use insecticides on leafy vegetables which are eaten mostly fresh. During the past decades, the efforts to manage ...

    Authors: Ramandeep Kour, R. K. Gupta, Barkat Hussain and Simranjeet Kour
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:5
  4. The pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams, 1926 (Lepidoptera/Notodontidae) is one of the most harmful insects that destroys pine ecosystems by feeding on pine leaves at its larval stage. Because o...

    Authors: Elif Fatma Topkara, Oğuzhan Yanar, Celal Tuncer, Ismail Oguz Ozdemir and Elif Yildirim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:3
  5. Fusarium wilt of tomato caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici (FOL) is a serious disease that causes significant economic losses in tomato production. Seventeen endophytic Bacillus isolates from tomato ...

    Authors: Nongthombam Olivia Devi, R. K. Tombisana Devi, Manashi Debbarma, Monika Hajong and Sushanti Thokchom
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:1
  6. As different biogeographic strains and isolates of entomopathogenic fungi vary in their genetic, enzymatic and pathogenic characteristics, this study assessed the virulence of 2 indigenous strains of Beauveria ba...

    Authors: Sami Ullah, Abu Bakar Muhammad Raza, Mohamed Alkafafy, Samy Sayed, Muhammad Imran Hamid, Muhammad Zeeshan Majeed, Muhammad Asam Riaz, Nevien M. Gaber and Muhammad Asim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:2
  7. Compatibility of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) with insecticides is a crucial mainstay of integrated pest management (IPM) programs. This study was designed to evaluate the joint action of EPN species and ...

    Authors: Ahmed A. A. Aioub, Ramadan M. El-Ashry, Ahmed S. Hashem, Ahmed E. Elesawy and Ahmed E. A. Elsobki
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:153
  8. The exposure of crops to a variety of fungal and bacterial pathogens leads to huge economic losses. Different strategies are being adapted to control these diseases among which the application of chemicals fun...

    Authors: Ayesha Jamal, Hafiza Farhat, Faizah Urooj, Afshan Rahman, Muhammed Irfan and Syed Ehteshamul-Haque
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:152
  9. Toxins from the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) bacterium are employed as an alternative to synthetic pesticides in pest management. The greatest threat to the long-term viability of Bt toxins is resistance evolution...

    Authors: R. Naga Sri Navya, V. Balasubramani, M. Raveendran, M. Murugan and A. Lakshmanan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:151
  10. Pathogenicity of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), isolated from soil samples collected from Ordu Province, Turkey, was evaluated on the second-instar larvae of the cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.)...

    Authors: Funda Şahin and Yusuf Yanar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:150
  11. Under laboratory and greenhouse conditions, the virulence of 2 isolates of Thai indigenous entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in controlling the fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidopter...

    Authors: Wandee Wattanachaiyingcharoen, Ongpo Lepcha, Apichat Vitta and Det Wattanachaiyingcharoen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:149
  12. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have long been used for controlling soil-dwelling insects. Steinernema carpocapsae HB310, previously showed a high virulence against many pests including Agrotis ipsilon Hufnagel...

    Authors: Ziyan NanGong, Tianhui Li, Weikang Zhang, Ping Song and Qinying Wang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:148
  13. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are evidently a useful nematode group for the biocontrol of insect pests. It is well known that efficacy of different EPN strains, even belonging to the same species, can be s...

    Authors: Phap Quang Trinh, Duyen Thi Nguyen, Linh Thi Mai Le and Tien Huu Nguyen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:147
  14. The peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is a serious polyphagous pest of fruits and vegetables. Chemical management of B. zonata in fruits results in toxic residues that have adv...

    Authors: Muhammad Junaid Nisar, Muhammad Dildar Gogi, Bilal Atta, Majid Tufail, Rameesha Amjad Ali, Waleed Afzal Naveed and Mubashar Iqbal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:146
  15. Genetically modified (GM) crops have become a common tool for managing insect pests of economic importance. However, before their commercialization, bio-safety evaluation on non-target arthropods such as polli...

    Authors: Intazar Ali, Shuai Zhang, Asif Sajjad, Ghulam Khaliq, Muhammad Basit, Ghulam Ali Bugti, Hafiz Tassawar Abbas, Naeem Abbas and Jin-Jie Cui
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:145
  16. Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is the most destructive pest of bitter gourd. Conventionally, it is controlled by chemical insecticides despite their hazardous impacts. Entomopathogenic ...

    Authors: Abdul Mannan Hamzah, Ata ul Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem and Muhammad Azam Khan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:144
  17. Selection of suitable predators for the control of the spider mite, Panonychus citri is always a challenge due to the lack of their reliable predicted efficacy. In this laboratory study, biological control potent...

    Authors: Muhammad Asif Qayyoum, Zi-Wei Song, Bilal Saeed Khan, Muhammad Irfan Akram, Muhammad Zeeshan Shabbir, Izhar Hussain, Bao-Xin Zhang, Yuan Zheng and Dun-Song Li
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:143

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:21

  18. Entomopathogenic fungi are the most versatile having a wide host range, capable of infecting insects at different developmental stages. In the present study, Metarhizium rileyi, at the concentrations of 102, 103,...

    Authors: Bhisham Dev, Subhash Chander Verma, Prem Lal Sharma, Rajeshwar Singh Chandel, Mahesh Balaso Gaikwad, Tanuja Banshtu and Priyanka Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:142
  19. In Indonesia, the postharvest fruit loss is 25%, so the economic loss from the export of various fruits is estimated at US$ 58,966,861. One of the causes for the loss is postharvest pathogens. Postharvest frui...

    Authors: Mutia Erti Dwiastuti, Loekas Soesanto, Titistyas Gusti Aji, Nirmala Friyanti Devy and Hardiyanto
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:141
  20. Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) is an illustrious predator that performs cannibalism upon facing small and defenseless conspecifics. Eating preference of C. carnea larvae was investigated ...

    Authors: Mubasshir Sohail, Qadeer Ahmed Soomro, Muhammad Usman Asif, Imran Rauf and Raza Muhammad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:140
  21. Emerged faba bean gall disease attacks the stem and leaves of the plant and results in complete crop losses. This study was initiated to screen multi-trait rhizobacteria for their antagonistic efficacy under i...

    Authors: Alemayehu Dugassa, Tesfaye Alemu and Yitbarek Woldehawariat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:139
  22. The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is a serious threat to date palms across the globe, causing heavy yield losses. The pest inflicts damage to palms stem a...

    Authors: Muhammad Yasin, Waqas Wakil, Mirza Abdul Qayyum, Sajjad Ali, Asif Sajjad, Muhammad Anjum Aqueel and Muhammad Shakeel
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:138
  23. Fulgoraecia melanoleuca (Fletcher) (Lepidoptera: Epipyropidae) (= Epipyrops or Epiricania melanoleuca) is an important koinobiont nymphal and adult ectoparasitoid of sugarcane leafhopper, Pyrilla perpusilla (Walk...

    Authors: Tarun Sharma and P. S. Shera
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:137
  24. Mango anthracnose, caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, is one of the most important diseases of mango crop. It mainly attacks leaves, flowers, young fruits and twigs and also appears as a post-harvest disea...

    Authors: Adikshita Sharma, Inder Mohan Sharma, Monica Sharma, Kishor Sharma and Amit Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:135
  25. In the present study, the efficacy of two isolates of Beauveria bassiana namely, BKN20 and BKN1/14 was evaluated against the tea mosquito bug (TMB), Helopeltis theivora, Waterhouse (Hemiptera: Miridae) damaging h...

    Authors: Bhabesh Deka, Azariah Babu, Arulmarianathan John Peter, Abhay Kumar Pandey, Kishor Chand Kumhar, Suman Sarkar, Hirakjyoti Rajbongshi, Pritam Dey, Emmanuel Leo Daniel Amalraj and Venkateswara Rao Talluri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:134
  26. Powdery mildew was found in most of the sunflower fields in Egypt, causing severe yellowing of the blade, petiole, stem and calyx, as well as a considerable defoliation during the summer season of 2018. Out of...

    Authors: Adel Ateyh Esawy, Mohsen Mohamed Elsharkawy, Reda Ibrahim Omara, Mamdouh Abdel Fattah Khalifa, Fawzya Mohamed Fadel and Magdy Mohamed El-Naggar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:133
  27. In recent years, Microtermes obesi (Holmgren) (Blattodea: Termitidae) has been recorded as a major pest of tea crop, causes significant losses in production. Managing termite pests in tea crops through an integra...

    Authors: Bhabesh Deka, Azariah Babu, Arulmarianathan John Peter, Kishor Chand Kumhar, Suman Sarkar, Hirakjyoti Rajbongshi, Pritam Dey, Emmanuel Leo Daniel Amalraj and Venkateswara Rao Talluri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:132
  28. Thirty-six entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) were isolated from soil and insect cadaver samples, collected from different forest types, viz., wet evergreen, moist deciduous, dry deciduous and scrub type in South In...

    Authors: Viswakethu Velavan, Rajagopal Rangeshwaran, Gopalswamy Sivakumar, T. O. Sasidharan, Ramachandran Sundararaj and Aravindaram Kandan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:131
  29. Plant parasitic nematodes create serious threat to crop production. In Egypt root knot nematode, Meloidogyne spp. has been considered to be a limiting factor in the production of most crops of which the Peanut (A...

    Authors: Hamida Ahmed Osman, Hoda Hussein Ameen, Moawad Mohamed, Ghada M. El-Sayed, Mona Gergis Dawood and Usama Samy Elkelany
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:130
  30. The insect vector of Huanglongbing, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, 1908 (Hemiptera: Lividae) was detected in Ecuador in 2013 and its main parasitoid Tamarixia radiata (Waterston, 1922) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) was r...

    Authors: Dorys T. Chirinos, Italo M. Cuadros, Junior Velez, Rossana Castro, Ginger Sornoza and Takumasa Kondo
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:129
  31. Recent concerns linked with the application of chemical pesticides and the increasing necessity of low inputs sustainable agriculture have put the use of microbial biocontrol agents and bio-pesticides to the f...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar, Shikha Pandhi, Dipendra Kumar Mahato, Madhu Kamle and Archana Mishra
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:128
  32. Spodoptera litura Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is an important pest causing severe damage to many cultivating plants such as corn worldwide, including Indonesia. This study was performed to obtain and ident...

    Authors: Yuyun Fitriana, Radix Suharjo, I. Gede Swibawa, Bihikmi Semenguk, Lita Theresia Pasaribu, Maman Hartaman, Ruruh Anjar Rwandini, Indriyati Indriyati, Purnomo Purnomo and Solikhin Solikhin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:127
  33. Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Mediterranean fruit fly), is one of the important polyphagous pest species in the world that harms almost all fruits causing significant yields losses. Control...

    Authors: Mürşide Yağcı, Tuğba Akdeniz Fırat, F. Dolunay Erdoğuş and Müge Şahin
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:126
  34. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have the potential to supersede larvicidal activity for the management of various insect pests.

    Authors: Indra Kumar Kasi, Mohinder Singh, Kanchhi Maya Waiba, S. Monika, M. A. Waseem, D. Archie and Himanshu Gilhotra
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:125
  35. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a new invasive pest in Indonesia causing financial losses. S. frugiperda larvae hide in the leaf midrib all day. To overcome the hi...

    Authors: Siti Herlinda, Mimma Gustianingtyas, Suwandi Suwandi, Radix Suharjo, Jelly Milinia Puspita Sari and Ragil Putri Lestari
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:124
  36. Pearl millet remains prone to many diseases; among them downy mildew caused by Sclerospora graminicola (Sacc.) Schroet is economically more important. The use of endophytic bacteria for management of downy mildew...

    Authors: Pooja Sangwan, Kushal Raj, Leela Wati and Anil Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:123
  37. Use of phytopathogenic fungi for the biocontrol of weeds represents a promising path in the search for new management alternatives that allow reducing negative effects on the environment and the generation of ...

    Authors: Yerly Mira, Darío Castañeda, Juan Morales and Luis Patiño
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:122
  38. Entomopathogens are pathogenic to insect pests. Several types of naturally occurring, viz. fungus, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes, infect a range of insect pests and help manage crop growth. They offer sever...

    Authors: Bhabesh Deka, Chittaranjan Baruah and Azariah Babu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:121
  39. While the rapidly increasing global population has led to a dramatically increased demand for the agricultural production, there have been heavy economic losses owing to various pest attacks on different food ...

    Authors: Shilpa Kamatham, Sandhya Munagapati, Kota Neela Manikanta, Rohith Vulchi, Kiranmai Chadipiralla, Sri Hari Indla and Uday Sankar Allam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:120
  40. Maintaining the quality and efficacy of biological control agents during long-term mass rearing plays a crucial role in the success of a biological control program. In this study, the biological traits of a lo...

    Authors: Farzaneh Sadat, Alireza Nazari, Shahriar Jafari and Zahra Rafiei Karahroudi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:119
  41. High losses of sorghum crops due to fungal diseases, such as grain mold and stalk rot, are economically harmful and cause increased use of environmentally damaging chemical fungicides, which also are detriment...

    Authors: Mohamed Taha Yassin, Ashraf Abdel-Fattah Mostafa and Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al-Askar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:118
  42. Mass rearing cost of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the critical methods for the successful utilization of Baculovirus pathogenicity and sterile insect technique (SIT). Effectiv...

    Authors: Waheed A. A. Sayed, Alexandra El-Helaly, Zakia A. Jamal and Helmy El-Bendary
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:117
  43. The rust red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) is a serious pest of stored grains and grain products across the world. This beetle is hold a significant place in Turkey by ca...

    Authors: Fatma Dolunay Erdoğuş
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:116
  44. Biocontrol is an effective strategy in the integrated management of plant diseases, now more as a necessity than choice, in the present era of environmental and health awareness. Microbial diversity is a wonde...

    Authors: Chinnaswami Kannan, Divya Mishra, Gonuguntala Rekha, Pesari Maruthi, Hajira Shaik and Raman Meenakshi Sundaram
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:115
  45. Toxic effect of some local bacterial isolates, isolated from the Egyptian cotton plant (Gossypium barbadance L.), on larvae of the spiny bollworm (SBW), Earias insulana (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) was stud...

    Authors: Ali Ahmed El-Sayed, Mohammed Farouk Ghaly and Ahmed Adel Amer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:114
  46. Bacterial wilt of tomato (BWP) caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) is a very important disease. Biological control of this disease is a very important tool to protect the plant and environment from pollution...

    Authors: Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr and Sabry A. Hassan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:113
  47. Cultivation of citrus (Sapindales: Rutaceae) crops is continuously expanding in Egypt given the favorable ingredients of citriculture. Notwithstanding the Egyptian rank as the world's largest orange exporter, ...

    Authors: Atef S. Abdel-Razek and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:112
  48. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are one of the widely studied biological control agents. The present study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of two EPNs species, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Poinar) (Rha...

    Authors: K. Sindhura Bhairavi, Badal Bhattacharyya, Gitanjali Devi, Sudhansu Bhagawati, Partha Pratim Gyanudoy Das, Elangbam Bidyarani Devi and Nang Sena Manpoong
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:111

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