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  1. Grey mould caused by Botrytis cinerea Pers. (teleomorph Botryotinia fuckeliana (de Bary) Whetzel) is one of the most destructive fungal diseases of Mediterranean crops. In Algeria, few studies have been made on t...

    Authors: Massinissa Hammad, Thomas Guillemette, Meriem Alem, Franck Bastide and Meriem Louanchi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:85
  2. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are widely used in biological control for soil-dwelling stages of many insect pests that are characterized by their safety to most non-target organisms and to the environment.

    Authors: Etr H. K. Khashaba and Amany M. A. Abd El Azim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:84
  3. In this study, the virulances of 4 different concentrations of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema feltiae (Filipjev) on adults of the rose weevil, Mecorhis ungarica (Herbst, 1784) (Coleoptera: Rhynchitida...

    Authors: Asiye Uzun, Fatma Gül Göze Özdemir and Ozan Demirözer
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:83
  4. The endophytic capacity of Beauveria bassiana Vuillemin isolates in 2 tomato varieties and their effects on damage and survival of the tomato fruit worm Helicoverpa armigera Hubner larvae were studied. The bioass...

    Authors: Joelle Toffa, Yeyinou Laura Estelle Loko, Ouorou Kobi Douro Kpindou, Karim Zanzana, Josky Adikpeto, Yasmine Gbenontin, Augustin Koudamiloro and Appolinaire Adandonon
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:82
  5. The root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, causes a high damage and yield decrease for many economic plants. The need for non-systemic effective new approaches and environmentally friendly methods for control...

    Authors: Hosny Kesba, Abdullah Abdel-Rahman, Samy Sayed and Al-Sayed Al-Sayed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:81
  6. Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is an important biocontrol agent in native region of Asia, while its high propensity for cannibalism causes great obstacles in mass production. Provisioning ...

    Authors: Yuan-Xing Sun, Ya-Nan Hao, Chang-Zhong Liu, Jing-Jiang Zhou and Sen-Shan Wang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:80
  7. The greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is a cosmopolitan, polyphagous and a serious pest of vegetables and ornamentals in greenhouse. Encarsia formosa Gahan (Hymen...

    Authors: Anamika Walia, S. C. Verma, P. L. Sharma, Nidhi Sharma and Shivani Palial
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:79
  8. The Earias spp. are devastating pests which reduce cotton yield up to 40% as seed cotton. Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana as bio-insecticides were investigated against the spiny bollworm...

    Authors: Dalia El Sayed Lotfy and Hemat Zakaria Moustafa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:78
  9. The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is a cosmopolitan pest of palms. Current management strategies largely depend on insecticides, and use of insect pathogenic fu...

    Authors: Rizwan Ahmed and Shoaib Freed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:77
  10. Plants after infestation emit specific volatiles, which can influence foraging behavior of insect predators of herbivores. This work aimed to evaluate the responses of the predatory species, Coccinella undecimpun...

    Authors: Hany Ahmed Fouad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:76
  11. The codling moth (CM), Cydia pomonella (L). (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is an important pest of apple in Turkey and other apple producing countries in the world. Several control methods are available for reducing...

    Authors: Mürşide Yağci, Ayşe Özdem, F. Dolunay Erdoğuş and Erdoğan Ayan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:75
  12. The European corn borer (ECB), Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner, 1796) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), is the major pest of maize (Zea mays Linnaeus, 1753) in Serbia. One potential method for managing this pest is the augmen...

    Authors: Aleksandar Ivezić, Paul F. Rugman-Jones and Branislav Trudić
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:74
  13. Stored grain products suffer a considerable economic loss due to insect infestations. The resistance of pests to insecticide, and residues on crops are produced by the application of insecticide. Nowadays, inc...

    Authors: Tabassum Ara Khanum and Salma Javed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:73
  14. In this study, the potential of extracts and powders of green seaweeds, Ulva fasciata, and Enteromorpha flexuosa was evaluated as biocontrol against the pathogenic soil-borne fungi, Macrophomina phaseolina and Fu...

    Authors: Mostafa M. El-Sheekh, Ayman Y. Ahmed, Amira S. Soliman, Siham E. Abdel-Ghafour and Hassan M. Sobhy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:72
  15. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are a group of nematode families, have the ability to search for their hosts, and are considered as promising biological control candidates for insect pests, providing protect...

    Authors: Amany M. Abd El Azim and Etr H. K. Khashaba
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:71
  16. Aggressive biotype (Trichoderma aggressivum f. aggressivum) of green mold is one of the main biotic factors limiting button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) cultivation. Due to issues such as fungicide resistance, co...

    Authors: Mehmet Aydoğdu, Serap Melike Sülü, İlker Kurbetli and Görkem Sülü
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:70
  17. Exploration of biocides in microbial system becomes increasingly interesting. Among the different microbial systems, the study of endophytes becomes an important field of research because of their agricultural...

    Authors: Rimashree Devi, Tankeswar Nath, Rashmi Rekha Boruah, Bishya Darphang, Pranab Kumar Nath, Priyanka Das and Bidyut Kumar Sarmah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:69
  18. Durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) is one of the most important cereals in the world. Unfortunately, the wheat plant is a target of several species of the genus Fusarium. This genus causes two serious diseases: f...

    Authors: Hamza Bouanaka, Ines Bellil, Wahiba Harrat, Saoussene Boussaha, Abdelkader Benbelkacem and Douadi Khelifi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:68
  19. Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are a major reason behind the global crop yield reduction. The bacterial strain KMT-4 was isolated from nematode-affected tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) rhizosphere at research farms, ...

    Authors: Sonam Antil, Rakesh Kumar, D. V. Pathak, Anil Kumar, Anil Panwar, Anju Kumari and Vinod Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:67
  20. Green mold disease on citrus caused by Penicillium digitatum is the most serious and destructive disease. It is causing 90% of production losses during post-harvest handling.

    Authors: Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr, Adel D. Al-Qurashi and Najeeb M. Almasoudi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:66
  21. Date palm ((Phoenix doctylifera L.) suffers from several fungal diseases. The endophytic microorganisms present in higher plants generally offer protection to their host plants against invading phytopathogenic fu...

    Authors: H. H. Al-Nadabi, N. S. Al-Buraiki, A. A. Al-Nabhani, S. N. Maharachchikumbura, R. Velazhahan and A. M. Al-Sadi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:65
  22. The invincible effects of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) under appropriate circumstances compensate for the flaws of chemical insecticides in the control programs. Beauveria bassiana is one of the most elaborat...

    Authors: Yasmin Adel Fergani and Elsayed Abd Elhameed Refaei
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:64
  23. The two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Koch) (Acari: Tetranychidae), is a widely distributed plant-feeding pest that causes significant yield losses in a wide range of crops. Newly developed or improve...

    Authors: Cenk Yucel
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:63
  24. Brown plant hopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stal.) a very damaging pest to rice crops. One of the efforts to control it is the use of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF). Three fungal local isolates found in Indonesia were e...

    Authors: Endang Warih Minarni, Loekas Soesanto, Agus Suyanto and Rostaman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:62
  25. Bacteriophages are effective biocontrol strategy as well as ecofriendly remedy for the emerging antibiotic and chemical resistance in bacterial phytopathogens such as bacterial wilt-causing Ralstonia solanacearum

    Authors: Pramila Devi Umrao, Vineet Kumar and Shilpa Deshpande Kaistha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:61
  26. The tobacco cutworm, Spodoptera litura [Fab.] (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a devastating insect pest of several crops. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the families Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae are ...

    Authors: Cynthia Ann Dichusa, Rolando Ramos Jr, Sitaram Aryal, Neil Pep Dave Sumaya and Nanette Hope Sumaya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:60
  27. Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a serious agricultural pest that infests many commercially important crops of Southeast Asian countries. Indiscriminate use of chemical pesticides has led to v...

    Authors: Gurmehar Kaur Grewal, Neelam Joshi and Yadhu Suneja
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:59
  28. The armyworms, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner), and S. litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) are polyphagous pests of many cash crops. Heavy crop losses have been reported for the fruit and vegetable crops each ...

    Authors: Ghulam Sarwar, Naeem Arshad Maan, Muhammad Ahsin Ayub, Muhammad Rafiq Shahid, Mubasher Ahmad Malik and Muhammad Farooq
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:58
  29. Apprehensions about the safety and the environment regarding the insecticidal application against insect infestations have directed our attention toward advancement of biological mediators so that they are ass...

    Authors: Rajat Sharma and Priyanka Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:57
  30. The Colorado potato beetle (CPB) Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is one of the most damaging pests of potatoes all over the world as well as in Turkey. Both adults and larvae of this p...

    Authors: Derya Baki, Hilal Sule Tosun and Fedai Erler
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:56
  31. Efficacy of new isolates of the entomopathogenic fungus (EPF), Clonostachys rosea, against adult stage of the most serious coleopteran stored product insect pests in Iraq, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera:...

    Authors: Akram A. Mohammed, Amal S. Younus and Abdulla N. Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:55
  32. Fungal endophytes produce many secondary metabolites that can reduce root rot diseases. Soybean is a particularly important crop worldwide. Endophytic fungi can be isolated, identified, and incorporated into s...

    Authors: Nashwa Sallam, Esmat F. Ali, Mohamed A. A. Seleim and Hadeel M. M. Khalil Bagy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:54
  33. Banana fruit scarring beetle (BFSB), Basilepta subcostata (Jac.) (Chrysomelidae:Coleoptera), is an important insect pest feeds on leaf and fingers, which affects the cosmetic value of the fruit. The pest is distr...

    Authors: Velavan Viswakethu, Padmanaban Balakrishanan, Loganathan Murugan, Baskar Narayana swamy and Uma Subbaraya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:53
  34. The elm leaf beetle (ELB), Xanthogaleruca luteola Muller (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), is one of the most important insect pests that cause damage and physiological stress for the trees. In the present research, p...

    Authors: Jafar Ebrahimifar and Arsalan Jamshidnia
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:52
  35. Pathogenicity of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) depends mainly on their ability to produce efficient enzymes, which degrade insect’s integument and other cellular components. Lipases are the first enzymes secret...

    Authors: A. M. Moharram, F. A. Abdel-Galil and W. M. M. Hafez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:51
  36. Root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) are among the most important plant pathogens. Biological control is one of the safety and effective methods for control of these nematodes. The aim of the present study was ...

    Authors: Shalaleh Moslehi, Salar Pourmehr, Akbar Shirzad and Reza Khakvar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:50
  37. The bio-pesticide abamectin has been used to control a large variety of insects, including Diptera species, attributed to its high toxicity with virtually no residual effects on treated crops. Its low residual...

    Authors: Ismail R. El-Gendy, Mona I. El-Banobi and Juan A. Villanueva-Jimenez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:49
  38. Gastropods are very prevalent animals. In Egypt, terrestrial snails represent important economic pests, infesting and causing severe damages to ornamental plants, orchard trees, vegetables, and field crops. Th...

    Authors: Karima Mahmoud Azzam and Nema El-Abd
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:48
  39. The misuse of chemical insecticides has developed the phenomenon of habituation in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) causing enormous economic losses under geothermal greenhouses in southern Tunisia.

    Authors: Besma Hamrouni Assadi, Sabrine Chouikhi, Refki Ettaib, Naima Boughalleb M’hamdi and Mohamed Sadok Belkadhi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:47
  40. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) of the families Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae are used as biological control agents of several insect pests in lieu of synthetic pesticides.

    Authors: Mara Louisa Navarez, Regina Sangcopan, Sitaram Aryal, Neil Pep Dave Sumaya, Aashaq Hussain Bhat and Nanette Hope Sumaya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:46
  41. Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis (Bti) produces insecticidal endotoxins known as Cry and Cyt. Its efficiency and specificity make it the most widely used substance as a biopesticide for controlling disea...

    Authors: David Fernández-Chapa, Hugo Alberto Luna-Olvera, Jesica Ramirez-Villalobos, Guadalupe Rojas-Verde, Katiushka Arévalo-Niño and Luis Jesús Galán-Wong
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:45
  42. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a gram-positive spore-forming soil bacterium that synthesizes crystalline (Cry) protein, which is toxic and causing pathogenicity against mainly three insect orders: Coleoptera, Dip...

    Authors: Sujit Kumar Das, Sukanta Kumar Pradhan, Kailash Chandra Samal and Nihar Ranjan Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:44
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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