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  1. Attraction and oviposition preference of the green lacewing, Chrysoperla carnea (Steph.) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), in response to prey availability in an ovipositional site was studied. The study aimed to invest...

    Authors: Mubasshir Sohail, Shah Rukh Ali, Raza Muhammad, Muhammad Aslam Bukero, Noman Khalid and Qadeer Ahmed Soomro
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:57
  2. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Berliner is an omnipresent soil bacterium used as world’s leading biopesticide to combat agriculturally important insect pests. This study was aimed at protein and gene profiling of an...

    Authors: R. Naga Sri Navya, V. Balasubramani, M. Raveendran, M. Murugan and A. Lakshmanan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:56
  3. Endophytic bacteria have been demonstrated to be one of the most potentially important biocontrol agents for their efficiently improved plant growth and protection of host plants from infection by phytopathoge...

    Authors: Lanmeng Wang, Na Xi, Duoyong Lang, Li Zhou, Yajuan Zhang and Xinhui Zhang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:55
  4. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) (Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae) and their symbiotic bacteria are pathogenic for a wide range of insect pests and have been used successfully as a biological control a...

    Authors: Ebubekir Yüksel, Mustafa Imren, Esengül Özdemir, Refik Bozbuğa and Ramazan Canhilal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:54
  5. Baculoviruses are significant biocontrol agents of pests in agriculture; however, ultraviolet light B (UV-B) and high temperature inactivate them in the environment within a short time.

    Authors: Gozde Busra Eroglu and Zihni Demırbag
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:53
  6. The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), overruns date palm ranches in most Oases of Saudi Arabia and causes massive economic losses. Integrated pest management (IPM) of t...

    Authors: Najeeb M. Almasoudi, Khalid A. Asiry and Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:52
  7. In polyhouse cultivation of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) in root-knot (Meloidogyne incognita) infested soils, several accessions remained free of nematode infection. It was hypothesized that such plants that wer...

    Authors: M. Devindrappa, Anju Kamra, Minakshi Grover and Bharat Gawade
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:51
  8. ITS2 sequences can be used in systematic studies and proved to give reliable results in the distinguishing of Trichogramma species (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Correct identification of natural enemies forms...

    Authors: Fahriye Sümer Ercan, Mevlüde Alev Ateş and Sevcan Öztemiz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:50
  9. Bhendi or okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) is an important crop widely cultivated in the Indian subcontinent. The production of okra in tropical regions is constrained by several abiotic and biotic factors. Among bi...

    Authors: Malik Nawaz Shuja, Hasan Riaz, Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Anees, Stephan Winter, Sabry Hassan, Mohamed M. Hassan and Mohsen Mohamed Elsharkawy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:49
  10. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is an invasive alien species in Indonesia. This study aimed to assess the impact of its invasion in Indonesia by measuring the dama...

    Authors: Aminudin Afandhi, Ito Fernando, Tita Widjayanti, Agrintya Kurnia Maulidi, Hirzi Ilman Radifan and Yogo Setiawan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:48
  11. Trichoderma asperellum (Ascomycota: Hypocreaceae) is a globally recognized soil fungus due to its broad-spectrum antimicrobial and plant growth-promoting properties. To increase the availability of local strains,...

    Authors: Rea Sebumpan, Kevin Rey Guiritan, Mayvel Suan, Christine Jean Abapo, Aashaq Hussain Bhat, Ricardo A. R. Machado, Prakaijan Nimkingrat and Nanette Hope Sumaya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:47
  12. Scientific approaches into modern agricultural systems, as opposed to the use of synthetic pesticides in food production, became important by exploring endophytic fungi capable of protecting plants against pat...

    Authors: Bartholomew Saanu Adeleke, Modupe Stella Ayilara, Saheed Adekunle Akinola and Olubukola Oluranti Babalola
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:46
  13. Ephestia cautella (Walker) (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) is one of the most economically important date fruits insect pests, which causes major losses in quantity and quality of the date yield. The present study aimed ...

    Authors: Wael Kamal Mohamed El Shafei, Rania Hassan Mahmoud and Sahar Sayed Ali Mohamed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:45
  14. Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) is a subterranean termite that poses serious damage to oil palm and rubber trees. Chemical pesticides could cause negative effect to human and the env...

    Authors: Muhammad Amali Kamarudin, Sumaiyah Abdullah and Wei Hong Lau
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:44
  15. The peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is a key pest of fruits in Egypt. Insect-pathogenic fungi are one of the biocontrol agents that increasingly substitute the traditional pe...

    Authors: Ismail R. El-Gendy, Mohamed F. M. Zawrah and Mona I. El-Banobi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:43
  16. Cutworms (Agrotis spp.) are cosmopolitan and polyphagous pests distributed throughout world, which belong to the family Noctuidae, and about 26 species are found associated with agriculturally important crops in ...

    Authors: Deepak Kumar, Pritam Kumari, Rubal Kamboj, Anil Kumar, Prakash Banakar and Vinod Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:42
  17. Natural and semi-natural ecosystems in the Egyptian Western Desert are in serious danger of being degraded or lost through overgrazing, and overcutting of dominant vegetation, shrubs and trees and tourism acti...

    Authors: Esmat Hegazy, Wedad Khafagi and Essam Agamy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:41
  18. Early blight disease of tomato caused by pathogenic fungi Alternaria solani is the most significant and common disease throughout the world as well as in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The aim of this study was to isol...

    Authors: Muhammad Imran, Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr, Magdi A. Mousa and Maged M. Saad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:40
  19. Entomopathogens such as nematodes, bacteria and fungi are well recognized for their biocontrol potential. This study was carried out to examine the insecticidal properties of the Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poi...

    Authors: Neelam Thakur, Preety Tomar, Sakshi Sharma, Simranjeet Kaur, Sushma Sharma, Ajar Nath Yadav and Abd El-Latif Hesham
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:39
  20. Cabbage butterfly, Pieris brassicae Linnaeus (Lepidoptera: Pieridae), is a major insect pest affecting cole crops worldwide. Excessive applications of chemical-based insecticides have a devastating impression ove...

    Authors: Preety Tomar, Neelam Thakur and Ambika Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:38
  21. Tomato mosaic virus (ToMV) is a dangerous disease of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) that reduces dramatically the yield. To reduce ToMV infection, microalgal isolates were utilized. Microalgal species (Chlorell...

    Authors: Mohsen Mohamed Elsharkawy, Samira El-Okkiah, Abdelgawad Youssef Elsadany, Mona Youssef Bedier, Reda Ibrahim Omara, Said I. Behiry, Sabry Hassan and Ahmed Abdelkhalek
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:37
  22. The investigation aimed to show the effect of two concentrations of (Protecto 9.4%) commercial formulation of Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki (Bt) on some biochemical changes of the land snail Monacha cartusiana ...

    Authors: Omhashim Abdelazeim Gaber, Abd Elmawgoud Abdalla Asran, Fatma Kamel Khider, Gamal El-Shahawy, Heba Abdel-Tawab and Hoda M. K. Elfayoumi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:36
  23. Typhlodromus setubali Dosse (Acari: Phytoseiidae) is an indigenous predatory mite in Morocco. This study aimed to evaluate its efficacy, through 3 release rates on 2 apple varieties, namely Skarlet and Golden del...

    Authors: Said Ouassat and Latifa Allam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:35
  24. Fusarium wilt of banana is a soil-borne disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum formea speciales (f.sp.) cubense with the Tropical Race 4 (FOC TR4), which seriously restricts the development of the banana industry. ...

    Authors: Naikun Shen, Shuyan Li, ShiYong Li, Hongyan Zhang and Mingguo Jiang
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:34
  25. In India, severe yield and economic losses in sericulture were reported due to mulberry root rot disease. Since the disease was caused by complex soil-borne pathogens with wide host range, an attempt was made ...

    Authors: M. Saratha, K. Angappan, S. Karthikeyan, S. Marimuthu and K. Chozhan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:33
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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

  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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

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