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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:24

  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Fusarium crown rot is one of the major diseases that cause significant yield losses of wheat, and Trichoderma strains were known as an effective biocontrol agent.

    Authors: Zayneb Kthiri, Maissa Ben Jabeur, Myriam Machraoui, Samia Gargouri, Khaled Hiba and Walid Hamada
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:139
  18. Fungal endophytes produce a variety of secondary metabolites which can be explored for herbicidal activities. Parthenium is a very aggressive and fast-spreading weed in Pakistan. The endophytes of Parthenium made...

    Authors: Yaseen Ahmad, Muhammad Nauman Ahmad, Afia Zia, Syed Sartaj Alam, Raja Asad Ali Khan and Muhammad Riaz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:138
  19. The walnut aphid species Chromaphis juglandicola Kalt. and Panaphis juglandis (Goeze) are destructive insect pests. Harmonia axyridis (Pall.) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) is the main predatory insect with a wide g...

    Authors: Guizhen Gao, Siqi Liu, Likai Feng, Yuli Wang and Zhaozhi Lu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:137
  20. Mycosis on the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), infecting maize was observed in research farm of Regional Agricultural Research Station, Anakapalli from October 2019 to ...

    Authors: M. Visalakshi, P. Kishore Varma, V. Chandra Sekhar, M. Bharathalaxmi, B. L. Manisha and S. Upendhar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:135
  21. Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is one of the most popular vegetable crops in Egypt. It is affected by a wide range of pests; prominent among them is root-knot nematode (RKN) Meloidogyne spp. which constitutes a maj...

    Authors: Usama Samy Elkelany, Nehal Samy El-Mougy and Mokhtar Mohamed Abdel-Kader
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:134
  22. Agriculture is an indispensable part of any country to feed the millions of people but it is under constant threat of pests. To protect the crops from this huge yield loss recently, chemical pesticides are use...

    Authors: Ria Mukhopadhyay and Deepak Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:133
  23. Cyanobacteria possess a wide array of bioactive compounds including those with antimicrobial activities. The target was to investigate the UV effect on antimicrobial activity of cyanobacterial extracts. Severa...

    Authors: Munirah Aldayel and Nermin El Semary
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:132
  24. The red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), is a serious pest of stored grain commodities worldwide which results in considerable losses to stored wheat, Triticum aestivum (Lin...

    Authors: Habib-ur Rehman, Amer Rasul, Muhammad Aslam Farooqi, Hafiz Muhammad Usman Aslam, Beenish Majeed, Muhammad Sagheer and Qurban Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:131
  25. The successful rearing of predators or parasitoids is one of the most important elements in biological control programs. The dried fruit mite, Carpoglyphus lactis (L.), can be used as an alternative prey for the ...

    Authors: Phyu Phyu San, Midori Tuda, Kengo Nakahira and Masami Takagi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:130
  26. Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), is one of the most harmful pests in greenhouses and in open fields.

    Authors: Yusuf Ali Abdulle, Talha Nazir, Azhar Uddin Keerio, Habib Ali, Shah Zaman, Tauqir Anwar, Trinh Duy Nam and Dewen Qiu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:129
  27. The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is the major insect pest of fruit production worldwide. Chemical control of this pest has induced the selection of resistant med...

    Authors: Sabrina Chergui, Khadidja Boudjemaa, Abdelmadjid Benzehra and Ismail Karaca
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:128
  28. Biological alternatives to pesticides in agriculture do not harm non-targets organisms including natural enemies of insect pests. Experiments were conducted at sugarcane fields during 2015 to 2019 to assess la...

    Authors: Sudhendu Sharma, P. S. Shera, Rabinder Kaur and K. S. Sangha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:127
  29. Contents of carbohydrates, protein, and lipids in tissues of insect prey constitute the required energy reserve utilized by their predators. Their amounts define the preference of the predator to certain prey ...

    Authors: Salama Ibrahim Askar and Monir Mohamed El Husseini
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:126
  30. Xylanase enzyme plays an important role in nature as being a part of protecting the environment from pollution. It has also various industrial applications.

    Authors: Sherien M. M. Atalla, Nehad E. Ahmed, Hassan M. Awad, Nadia G. El Gamal and Aliaa R. El Shamy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:125
  31. Bean thrips, Megalurothrips distalis (Karny), are a serious insect pest of mung bean grown in summer season as a catch crop in wheat–rice cropping system in North West India. Severe incidence leads to flower shed...

    Authors: Harkamalpreet Singh, Harpreet Kaur Cheema and Ravinder Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:124
  32. The tomato pinworm Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the key pests of tomato worldwide, causing an estimated crop loss of 80 to 100%. This pest has developed resistance to several pesti...

    Authors: J. Sandeep Kumar, J. Jayaraj, M. Shanthi, M. Theradimani, Balasubramani Venkatasamy, S. Irulandi and S. Prabhu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:123
  33. Diadegma insulare (Cresson) is the most efficient parasitoid of Plutella xylostella (L.) in cruciferous crops. Considering its effectiveness, the present study was performed to investigate the impacts of cauliflo...

    Authors: Muhammad Sajid Qureshi, Ata ul Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem and Kausar Nawaz Shah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:122
  34. The phylogeny and phylogenetic relationships of Trichoderma species were investigated by many methods including maximum parsimony and distance analysis of DNA sequences from multiple genetic loci. 5.8S rDNA seque...

    Authors: Yasser S. A. Mazrou, Alaa Baazeem, Abeer H. Makhlouf, Ayman Sabry, Mohamed Ismail and Mohamed M. Hassan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:120
  35. Groundnut, Arachis hypogaea L., crop is an important oil seed crop in India and is prone to attack by numerous fungal and viral diseases, among the soil-borne diseases, stem rot caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc....

    Authors: T. Archana, L. Rajendran, S. K. Manoranjitham, V. P. Santhana Krishnan, M. Paramasivan and G. Karthikeyan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:119
  36. Verticillium dahliae is one of the most destructive pathogens in many cotton-growing countries around the globe. There is still the lack of high-resistant upland cotton cultivars against this pathogen, and the us...

    Authors: Zabihullah Sherzad and Tang Canming
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:118
  37. Fungi are one of the microorganisms that cause most damage to fruits worldwide, affecting their quality and consumption. Chemical controls with pesticides are used to diminish postharvest losses of fruits. How...

    Authors: Zahaed Evangelista-Martínez, Erika Anahí Contreras-Leal, Luis Fernando Corona-Pedraza and Élida Gastélum-Martínez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:117
  38. Modern methods of stored wheat grain protection from insect pests strive towards optimizing the use of different techniques and methods within integrated pest management (IPM) programs. One of the methods of i...

    Authors: Vesna Perišić, Vladimir Perišić, Filip Vukajlović, Dragana Predojević, Vera Rajičić, Goran Andrić and Petar Kljajić
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:116
  39. The predatory species, Clitostethus brachylobus Peng, Ren & Pang 1998 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), native to China, has been reported as a predator of the whitefly species, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.). Present study d...

    Authors: Xingmin Wang, Hui Deng, Cailian Du and Shaukat Ali
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:115
  40. Ascochyta blight caused by a fungal pathogen, Ascochyta rabiei, is a serious disease of chickpea in most chickpea growing areas of the world. The disease can be controlled by fungicides to reduce the environmenta...

    Authors: Arshad Javaid, Rukhshanda Munir, Iqra Haider Khan and Amna Shoaib
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:114
  41. Fusarium wilt biocontrol using endophytic microorganisms may represent a potentially attractive and environmentally safe alternative since endophytes could better limit disease incidence and severity through i...

    Authors: Rania Aydi-Ben-Abdallah, Hayfa Jabnoun-Khiareddine and Mejda Daami-Remadi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:113
  42. The goal of the present research was to ascertain the potential root endophytic fungi against Dematophora necatrix, Hartig, the causal pathogen of white root rot in apples; however, it has an expanded range of ho...

    Authors: Joginder Pal, Satish K. Sharma, Sunita Devi, Ranjna Sharma, Hans Raj, Monika Karn, Shalini Verma, Pulla Reddy Vedukola and Anju Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:112
  43. Attempts based on increasing the efficacy of Baculovirus and/or reducing the application concentration of synthetic insecticides through integrated lepidopteran management are appreciated role for conserving t...

    Authors: Alexandra A. El-Helaly, Waheed A. A. Sayed and Helmy M. El-Bendary
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:111
  44. Three parasitoid species viz. Aphelinus asychis Walker (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), Aphidius ervi (Haliday) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Diaeretiella rapae (McIntosh) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing the ap...

    Authors: Surjeet Kumar, Shruti Kashyap and Saurbh Soni
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:110
  45. Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is one of the most devastating diseases in tomato cultivation. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of Bacillus and Trichoderma isolates to manage the bacterial ...

    Authors: Caroline K. Kariuki, Eunice W. Mutitu and William M. Muiru
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:109
  46. Effects of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana, Verticillium alfalfae, and Trichoderma viride; secondary metabolites of MS1 (B. bassiana) and MS2 (V. alfalfae); and Dimethoate active substances on the a...

    Authors: Alime Bayındır Erol, Ouidad Abdelaziz, Ali Kemal Birgücü, Mohamed Morad Senoussi, Ammar Oufroukh and İsmail Karaca
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:108
  47. Some laboratory studies revealed that predators can readily attack and consume virus-infected prey with no detrimental effects on their biological parameters. Most tested predacious species did not discriminat...

    Authors: Mohamed Samir Tawfik Abbas
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2020 30:107

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