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  1. Endophytic fungi are excellent sources of new natural bioactive products with potential for exploitation in medical, agricultural, and industrial fields. Beneficial effects of endophytes are not only limited t...

    Authors: Fadhela Mohamed Mahmoud, Rachida Bendebbah, Bouchra Benssaci, Fethia Toudji, Lamia Tafifet and Zoulikha Krimi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:43

    Content type: Research

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  2. The complex including entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the genera Steinernema and Heterorhabditis and their mutualistic partner, i.e., Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus bacteria, respectively possesses many attrib...

    Authors: Tarique H. Askary and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:42

    Content type: Review article

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  3. Blackleg and tuber soft rot are among the most important potato diseases caused by the bacteria belonging to the genera Pectobacterium. This pathogen causes significant economic losses each year. The antagonistic...

    Authors: Nisrine Sbai Idrissi, Aicha Ouarzane, Latifa Elouazni, Aziz Hmyene, Said Elantri and Abdessamad Amine

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:41

    Content type: Research

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  4. Insecticidal proteins from the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) marks the genetically modified cotton crop that was commercialized in India in March 2002 for the control of lepidopteron bollworms. Despite organized in...

    Authors: V. Chinna Babu Naik, Subbireddy KB, Sandhya Kranthi, V. S. Nagrare, Sujit Kumbhare, Nandini Gokte-Narkhedkar and V. N. Waghmare

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:40

    Content type: Research

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  5. The effectiveness of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) cotton against target arthropod larvae is decreasing day by day. The comparative effect of Bt expression among Bt cotton varieties and different plant parts was ob...

    Authors: Muhammad Rafiq Shahid, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Shakeel, Misbah Ashraf, Zia Ullah Zia, Saghir Ahmad and Abid Mahmood

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:39

    Content type: Research

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  6. Continuous and non-judicial application of synthetic insecticides to control the tea thrips, Scirtothrips bispinosus (Bagnall), one of the major tea pests in South India has led to certain undesirable issues in t...

    Authors: Mariappan Sankara Rama Subramaniam, Azariah Babu and Bhabesh Deka

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:38

    Content type: Research

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  7. Entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) attack a wide range of insects. They are considered environmental friendly alternatives to synthetic insecticides for pest control. In the present study, virulence of a native isol...

    Authors: Sarah Aghaee Pour, Arash Zibaee, Maryam Gohar Rostami, Hassan Hoda and Morteza Shahriari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:37

    Content type: Research

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  8. Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are the most destructive agricultural pests, which parasitize thousands of different plant species in the world. Using antagonistic bacteria can be a potential alternative t...

    Authors: Mahsa Rostami, Akbar Karegar and S. Mohsen Taghavi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:36

    Content type: Research

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  9. Bacterial canker and subsequent gummosis are caused by multiple pathogens and lead to significant yield and productivity losses in sweet cherry cultivation in Turkey. This study identified that Pseudomonas syring...

    Authors: Mustafa Akbaba and Hatice Ozaktan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:35

    Content type: Research

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  10. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs), as biological control agents, have been isolated from many regions throughout the world. Local isolates of EPNs are usually more effective for controlling indigenous insect p...

    Authors: Gehan Mohamed Nouh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:34

    Content type: Research

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  11. White mold disease, caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum the devastating pathogen, attacks green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and several crops worldwide. The present investigation was carried out to introduce som...

    Authors: Doha A. S. Gebily, Gamal A. M. Ghanem, Mona M. Ragab, Ayat M. Ali, Nour El-din K. Soliman and Tawfik H. Abd El-Moity

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:33

    Content type: Research

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  12. The cosmopolitan family Braconidae is one of the largest in the order Hymenoptera. Many of its members are important as biological control agents against more than 120 pest species belonging it four insect ord...

    Authors: Neveen S. Gadallah, Hassan Ghahari and Donald L. J. Quicke

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:32

    Content type: Research

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  13. Endophytic bacteria are an association between bacteria and plant tissue that could play a role as a biocontrol agent.

    Authors: Vina Maulidia, Rina Sriwati, Loekas Soesanto, Syamsuddin, Takahiro Hamaguchi and Koichi Hasegawa

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

    Content type: Research

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  14. Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (Linn.) Moench, is one of the most important traditional vegetables in India. The crop is attacked severely by sucking pests, viz., jassid, Amrasca biguttula biguttula Ishida, and whi...

    Authors: Jaydeep Halder, Pratap A. Divekar and A. T. Rani

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:30

    Content type: Research

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  15. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) utilization as a biological control agent is highly recommended due to its safety, specificity, and efficiency. Importance of the entomocidal Cry proteins secreted by Bt is dramaticall...

    Authors: Hager Khalil, Saad Moussa, Haggag S. Zein, Dalia S. Ahmed, El-Sayed H. Shaurub and Nagwa I. Elarabi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:29

    Content type: Research

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  16. Bacillus thuringiensis is a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, and spore-forming microbial entomopathogen. The silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is a worldwide important cryptic specie...

    Authors: Amha Gebremariam, Yonas Chekol and Fassil Assefa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:28

    Content type: Research

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  17. Entomopathogenic fungi are widely distributed and well described within the fungal kingdom. This study reports the isolation, characterization, and virulence of 4 Purpureocillium lilacinum isolates against the sw...

    Authors: Tingfei Sun, Jianhui Wu and Shaukat Ali

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:27

    Content type: Research

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  18. The phorid fly Megaselia scalaris (Loew) (Diptera: Phoridae) is an omnivorous species, capable of exploring a large variety of environments and ecological niches. It is known as an important detritivore species w...

    Authors: Magdi Shaaban Ali El-Hawagry, Ayman Mohey Eldin Ebrahim and Maha Salah Eldin Nada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:26

    Content type: Research

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  19. Black root rot of strawberry plants caused by Rhizoctonia solani, Fusarium solani, and Pythium sp. is a serious disease in Egypt. Biocontrol agents have frequently proved to possess paramount and safe tools again...

    Authors: Farid Abd-El-Kareem, Ibrahim E. Elshahawy and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:25

    Content type: Research

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  20. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    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 31:24

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:6

  21. Entomopathogens are frequent natural enemies of arthropods worldwide, and they are capable of alternative control agents against the important pests. The optimally selected botanical product can minimize their...

    Authors: D. Srinivas Reddy and N. Mounica Chowdary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:23

    Content type: Review article

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  22. Varroa mite, Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman (Parasitiformes: Varroidae), is an ectoparasitic mite of the honey bee, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae), with a great economic importance. It is the maj...

    Authors: Sally F. M. Allam, Mourad F. Hassan, Ahmed S. Hassan and Mahmoud K. A. Abada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:22

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:24

  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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