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  1. Land snails, especially the chocolate banded snails, Eobania vermiculata (Muller 1774) are destructive pests of a wide range of field and vegetable crops, and biological treatment appears to be better alternative...

    Authors: Amina M. Ibrahim, Mostafa Y. Morad, Salwa A. H. Hamdi and Mona F. Fol
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:32
  2. Dortus primarius (Distant) (Hemiptera: Miridae) is a general predator reported from the oriental region. This bug is naturally found in many crop ecosystems where it feeds on thrips, aphids, insect eggs and other...

    Authors: Richa Varshney and Neeraj Budhlakoti
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:31
  3. The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae), is one of the most damaging mites in agriculture. Due to the concern for the intensive use of synthetic acaricides, entomopat...

    Authors: Marcos Cua Basulto, Esaú Ruiz Sánchez, Horacio Ballina Gómez, Arturo Reyes Ramírez, Emanuel Hernández Núñez, Teresita Valencia Yah, Rodolfo Martín Mex and Wilberth Chan Cupul
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:30
  4. Bacterial bioagents, Pseudomonas fluorescens, P. putida, Bacillus amyloliquifaciens, and B. megaterium, have management potential against root-knot nematode (RKN), Meloidogyne incognita, in bottle gourd.

    Authors: Priyanka Rani, Mohinder Singh, Hema Prashad and Monika Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:29
  5. Biotic and abiotic factors influence survival, infectivity, development, reproduction, and activity of the entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs). EPNs have been used to suppress the soil-inhabitant insects, which ...

    Authors: Gehan M. Nouh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:28
  6. The Nemestrinidae are a widespread group of moderate to large-sized rather stout flies. All known larvae of these flies are internal parasitoids of nymphs and adults of grasshoppers and larvae of scarabaeid be...

    Authors: Magdi El-Hawagry, Areej A. Al-Khalaf, Ahmed M. Soliman, Mahmoud S. Abdel-Dayem and Hathal M. Al Dhafer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:26
  7. Bacterial wilt disease caused by the soilborne bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum is a serious threat to flue-cured tobacco production. In this study, an indigenous disease suppressive Bacillus strain was isolated ...

    Authors: Waqar Ahmed, Guisu Zhou, Jun Yang, Shahzad Munir, Ayesha Ahmed, Qi Liu, Zhengxiong Zhao and Guanghai Ji
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:25
  8. The attractiveness, the stickiness and the edibility span of 29 nutrients were assessed to reveal the comparative suitability of each nutrient for feeding the predaceous mite Amblyseius swirskii Athias-Henriot (A...

    Authors: Mohamed Mahrous Youssef Elshazly
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:24
  9. Orius sauteri (Poppius) is one of the important natural enemies of aphids in Asia. Understanding its predation preference and efficiency can help improve its effectiveness as a biological control agent. Here, the...

    Authors: Liu Zhang, Tao Li, Zifang Qin, Kaili Cao, Yifan Gao, Jingyi Wang, Yang Ge and Wangpeng Shi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:23
  10. Soil and tuber-borne diseases are serious threat for potato cultivation worldwide which causes severe economical losses in terms of yield, quantity and quality. Generally, these diseases managed by chemical pe...

    Authors: Mehi Lal, Ashvani Kumar, Sorabh Chaudhary, R. K. Singh, Sanjeev Sharma and Manoj Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:22
  11. 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 2022 32:21

    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:143

  12. Anthracnose is a soil-borne tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) disease caused by Colletotrichum coccodes and associated with early dying syndrome and postharvest fruits decays leading to significant yield losses. A...

    Authors: Marwa Hassine, Rania Aydi-Ben-Abdallah, Hayfa Jabnoun-Khireddine and Mejda Daami-Remadi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:20
  13. The polyphagous tachinid Compsilura concinnata is an endoparasitoid fly recorded as attacking larvae of Lepidoptera and Hymenoptera. Larvae of Orgyia trigotephras [Lepidoptera: Erebidae] were collected from north...

    Authors: Sonia Hammami, Islem Yangui, Olfa Ezzine, Cezary Bystrowski, Katarzyna Sikora and Mohamed Lahbib Ben Jamâa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:18
  14. Chickpea is the most important legume crop in India, and its productivity is significantly lowered due to biotic constraints such as wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. ciceris. Endophytes help plants to thr...

    Authors: Annie Khanna, Kushal Raj, Pankaj Kumar and Leela Wati
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:17
  15. Using alternative diets for the mass production of phytoseiid predatory mites may facilitate their cost-effective rearing. Factitious prey is often used as an alternative food source for mass rearing of genera...

    Authors: Shima Yazdanpanah, Yaghoub Fathipour, Elham Riahi and Myron P. Zalucki
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:16
  16. The genetic diversity is naturally occurring in baculovirus population, which may affect the potency of the bio-agent. The Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrovirus is a promising bio-control agent that can be u...

    Authors: Norhan Yasser, Samy Sayed, Nashwa Ghanem, Amal Thabit, Aziza Abdelal, Wael Elmenofy and Engy Osman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:15
  17. Numerous biotic and abiotic factors are responsible for losses of grains quality and quantity during storage. Insecticides used to control stored grain insect pests are not only hazardous to mammals and enviro...

    Authors: Ch. Muhammad Shahid Hanif, Muhammad Zeeshan Mansha, Hafiz Muhammad Aatif, Qamar uz Zaman, Muhammad Ijaz, Kamran Ikram, Azhar Abbas Khan, Muhammad Ismail and Muhammad Ashir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:14
  18. The study amid to investigate the influence of Trichoderma album, T. harzianum, T. koningii, Bacillus subtilis (EF1) and Pseudomonas fluorescens against Fusarium solani, the causal agent of root rot in squash und...

    Authors: Eman E. S. El-Sharkawy and Eman Abdelrazik
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:13
  19. Botrytis cinerea, the causal agent of grey mould, is a polyphagous fungus that infects a wide range of plants, including tomato. In many countries, including Algeria, the management of grey mould is a challenging...

    Authors: Abdelhamid Foughalia, Yousra Bouaoud, Charlotte Chandeysson, Mawahib Djedidi, Mohamed Tahirine, Kamel Aissat and Philippe Nicot
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:12
  20. Oebalus mexicana Sailer (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) is an important pest of sorghum in Central-Western Mexico. In addition to damaging the grain, it is a vector of the panicle blight, Fusarium moniliforme. Oebalus ...

    Authors: Hipolito Cortez-Madrigal, Joel Montores-Ramírez, Cecilia Cárdenas-Ochoa and Mónica Ochoa-Echegollen
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:11
  21. Entomopathogenic fungi have low persistence in the field because of UV light, high temperatures and low humidity. Thus, this study's objective was to correlate the persistence of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhiziu...

    Authors: Tamires Doroteo de Souza, Fabricio Oliveira Fernandes, Ariadne Costa Sanches, Joacir do Nascimento, Antonio Alves Pinto and Ricardo Antônio Polanczyk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:10
  22. In India, application of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) as a bio-agent against insect pests was known since 5–6 decades with the application of the exotic species Steinernema carpocapsae (DD-136 Strain). EPNs ...

    Authors: Shreyansh Srivastava, Heena and Ashok Kumar Chaubey
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:9
  23. Brinjal shoot and fruit borer (BSFB), Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee is the key pest of brinjal that causes a significant yield loss. Farmers spray wide range of insecticides right from vegetative stage till last ha...

    Authors: Sunitha Pola, Amit Kumar Kesharwani, Jyoti Singh, Dinesh Singh and Vinay K. Kalia
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:8
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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

  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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