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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Outbreak of the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) occurred in Mizoram, North-Eastern India. The infestation spread in the entire state covering a total area of aroun...

    Authors: Hrang Chal Lalramnghaki, Lalramliana, Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Vanlalhlimpuia, Mary Lalramchuani and Vanramliana
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:110
  27. The European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Denis and Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) is currently the most damaging pest in many viticultural regions across the Mediterranean basin and elsewhere. It...

    Authors: Evangelos Beris and Elias Korkas
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:109
  28. Fungal phytopathogens are one of the leading causes of loss in global food production. Chemical fungicides have always been used to control the phytopathogens to mitigate losses. However, it is widely known th...

    Authors: Samantha Izabelle R. Alforja, Paolo Miguel B. Rico, Barbara L. Caoili and Romnick A. Latina
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:108
  29. The genus Beauveria is frequently used as a mycoinsecticides in many countries to control insect pests in agriculture, it is being very effective against the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Durry) (Lepidoptera: E...

    Authors: Ruirui Hu, Penghua Bai, Baosheng Liu and Jinping Yu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:107
  30. Stem end rot (SER) disease caused by Alternaria alternata is one of the main fungal diseases in pitaya and other crops in Nam Dinh, Vietnam, that leads to extensive yield and economic losses. Biocontrol of SER, u...

    Authors: Do Quang Trung, Luu The Anh, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Dinh Mai Van and Tran Thi Hang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:106
  31. The development of ecofriendly tools against plant diseases is an important issue in crop protection. Screening and selection process of bacterial strains antagonists of 2 pathogenic bacterial species that lim...

    Authors: M’hamed BENADA, Boualem BOUMAAZA, Sofiane BOUDALIA and Omar KHALADI
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:105
  32. Biological pesticides, especially baculovirus, often lose their activity under the influence of external light, temperature, and other changes. This limited the application of them. The present study was aimed...

    Authors: Meng Luo, Dandan Zhu, Juntao Lin, Xinhua Zhou, Changge Zheng and Xia Pu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:104
  33. Plant disease administration is difficult due to the soil-borne nature of the phytopathogens. Biological control of plant disease is a safe mode to avoid the problems related to fungal diseases that affect cro...

    Authors: A. M. Nofal, Mohamed Abd El-Rahman, T. M. Abdelghany and Mahmoud Abd El-Mongy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:103
  34. The pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella, is the most destructive pests of the cotton plant in Egypt. Due to the several problems of insecticides, the present study was conducted to evaluate the toxicity effec...

    Authors: Gamal Omar, Ahmed Ibrahim and Khalid Hamadah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:102
  35. Laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate the bio-efficacy and cumulative effect of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), viz., Lecanicillium lecanii (Zimmermann) Zare and Gams, and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) V...

    Authors: Gurav Shrishail Gopal, Balaiah Venkateshalu, A. M. Nadaf, P. N. Guru and Sateesh Pattepur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:100
  36. Globally, termites cause a great problem for the farmers which eat the stalk of the wheat, maize, and the sugarcane and also affect the growth of vegetables. For ecological farming system, biocontrol agents re...

    Authors: Salma Javed, Ashraf Ali and Tabassum Ara Khanum
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:99
  37. Plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB) can be used as a safe and sustainable agricultural measure to increase plant yield. In this study, cultivable rhizospheric, endophytic, and epiphytic bacteria associated ...

    Authors: Azadeh Jamalzadeh, Mostafa Darvishnia, Gholam Khodakaramian, Eydi Bazgir and Doostmorad Zafari
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:98
  38. Thrips tabaci Lindeman (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is the key pest of onions that causes economic yield losses in commercial onion production in Pakistan. In this study, potential of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF...

    Authors: Quratul Ain, Ata Ul Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem and Ghulam Shabbir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:97
  39. Root rot pathogens reported to cause considerable losses in both the quality and productivity of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.). It is an aggressive crop disease with detriment eco...

    Authors: Hammad Abdelwanees Ketta and Omar Abd El-Raouf Hewedy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:96
  40. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) has been used in agriculture for a long time because of its insecticidal proteins which make it a valuable environment-friendly biopesticide. However, its use is not only limited to in...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar, Madhu Kamle, Rituraj Borah, Dipendra Kumar Mahato and Bharti Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:95
  41. The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), has become a major threat in maize cultivation since its invasion to India in 2018. The humpbacked fly, Megaselia scalaris (L...

    Authors: Sharanabasappa S. Deshmukh, S. Kiran, Atanu Naskar, Palam Pradeep, C. M. Kalleshwaraswamy and K. N. Sharath
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:94
  42. Acceptable alternative eco-friendly tools in the present study were tested to control the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, on greenhouse-cultivated vegetables. The nematicidal effect of rhizobacteria (P...

    Authors: R. M. El-Ashry, Mohamed A. S. Ali, Ahmed E. A. Elsobki and Ahmed A. A. Aioub
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:93
  43. The aims of the present study were to isolate and identify native entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana from the Egyptian soil and to evaluate the artificial establishment of B. bassiana as endophytes in ric...

    Authors: Etr H. K. Khashaba
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:92
  44. Chitin, a long-chain polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, is a major structural component of the insect exoskeleton and the peritrophic membrane (PM). Chitinases are able to effectively break down glycosidic bonds of ...

    Authors: Suleiman Abulikemu, Aydin Yesilyurt, Donus Gencer, Mehtap Usta and Remziye Nalcacioglu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:91
  45. Foot rot/gummosis of citrus, caused by Phytophthora spp., is the most important disease of citrus, responsible for the yield losses of 10 to 30% in fruit production in major citrus growing countries. Considering ...

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Choudhary, Narinder Singh and Daljeet Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:90

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  46. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have more important role in biological control of economic insect pests. The effect of native EPNs on adults of the lucerne beetle, Gonioctena fornicata (Brüggemann, 1873) (Coleo...

    Authors: Ayşegül Çağlayan, Turgut Atay and İlker Kepenekci
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:89
  47. Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpliNPV) is considered a promising biocontrol agent that can be used for the effective control of the cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noc...

    Authors: Wael Elmenofy, Lamiaa El-Gaied, Norhan Yasser, Engy Osman, Samy Sayed, Reem M. Abd El-Maksoud, El Shaimaa Naguib and Aziza Abdelal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:88
  48. Insecticidal crystal proteins (encoded by cry genes) produced by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) are fatal for insects of different orders such as Lepidoptera. The genes that encoded these crystal proteins can be det...

    Authors: Maryam Rashki, Mahmood Maleki, Masoud Torkzadeh-Mahani, Shahryar Shakeri and Pariya Soltani Nezhad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:87
  49. The diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), is a noxious pest of cruciferous crops all over the world causing serious economic damage. Management of insect pest generally depends on...

    Authors: Muhammad Shehzad, Muhammad Tariq, Tariq Mukhtar and Asim Gulzar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:86

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