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  1. Anthracnose disease caused by Colletotrichum capsici is a major disease in chili plants that is difficult to control. Actinobacteria have potential biological control agents for C. capsici because of their antifu...

    Authors: Yulmira Yanti, Hasmiandy Hamid, Reflin, Yaherwandi, Nurbailis, Ni Luh Suriani, M. S. Reddy and Mila Syahputri
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:34
  2. Baculoviruses can be inactivated by ultraviolet (UV) light, which limits their application as an efficient biopesticide. In an attempt to enhance virus resistance to UV inactivation, a photolyase gene, isolate...

    Authors: Wael Elmenofy, Lamis Gomaa, Nourhan Albeltagy, Norhan Yasser, Alshaimaa Mahmoud and Engy Osman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:33
  3. The pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams, 1926 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae), causes severe skin reactions to animals and humans. The insect also destroys pine ecosystems by feeding on pine leaves a...

    Authors: Oğuzhan Yanar, Elif Fatma Topkara, Funda Sahin, Yusuf Yanar, Dürdane Yanar and Yüksel Terzi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:32
  4. Bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum is considered one of the most important diseases that cause economic losses to many economic crops and spread in many regions around the world, especially in the su...

    Authors: Mohamed Hassan Abd El-Wahed, Mohamed F. F. Bereika, Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr and Najeeb Marei Almasoudi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:31
  5. Biological control of insect pests is an economic, eco-friendly and harmless approach to integrated pest management strategies. Bracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) considers a polyphagous ectoparasitoi...

    Authors: Reham Fathy, Nawal Zohdy, Emtithal M. Abd-El-Samie, Hazem Abou-Elfadl, Shaimaa Moamen and Aly Younes
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:30
  6. Sheath blight of rice caused by Rhizoctonia solani is one of the most important diseases worldwide, causing considerable yield losses. The estimation of losses due to sheath blight of rice in India has been repor...

    Authors: Bhupesh Chandra Kabdwal, Roopali Sharma, Arun Kumar, Satya Kumar, K. P. Singh and R. M. Srivastava
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:29
  7. With increased environmental concerns and restrictions of chemical control, the importance of other eco-friendly strategies for management of the nematodes is being substantially grown nowadays. One of the mos...

    Authors: Vahid Fallahzadeh-Mamaghani, Roya Shahbazi-Ezmareh, Akbar Shirzad and Shalaleh Moslehi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:28
  8. Biological control through augmentative release of egg parasitoids is a potential tool in integrated management of field crop pests. The egg parasitoid, Telenomus remus Nixon (1937) (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), is...

    Authors: S. Lekha Priyanka, S. Jeyarani, N. Sathiah, S. Mohankumar and S. Nakkeeran
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:26
  9. There is a consensus that the conservation of natural enemies is the most important biological control strategy, but it has also been the least attended. The reason is simple: there is a strong contradiction b...

    Authors: Hipolito Cortez-Madrigal and Oscar Giovanni Gutiérrez-Cárdenas
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:25
  10. Fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is the new invasive pest of different economic crops, threatening the agricultural economy worldwide. Chemical insecticides are th...

    Authors: Hend O. Mohamed and Souad A. Shairra
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:24
  11. As a biological control agent, entomopathogenic fungus (EPF) can give an alternative to high-risk pesticides. Metarhizium anisopliae is one of the most promising pest controls EPF in the worldwide.

    Authors: Ravi Shanker, Malyaj R. Prajapati, Reetesh Pratap Singh, Rajendra Singh, Jitender Singh and Pankaj Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:23
  12. The consumption of conspecific eggs by neonate larvae is a common behavior in aphidophagous coccinellids. However, it is still unknown what far-reaching benefits can be brought to the artificial diet-reared ca...

    Authors: Ya-Nan Hao, Ming-Ling Li, Yu-Ping Gou and Yuan-Xing Sun
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:22
  13. The aim of this study was to develop an oil formulation from a local betabaculovirus. Hyphantria cunea Drury (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) granulovirus (HycuGV-Hc1) was isolated from the infected larvae to test its eff...

    Authors: Zeynep Bayramoglu, Donus Gencer and Ismail Demir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:21
  14. The weevils Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar), Metamasius hemipterus (Linnaeus), and M. hebetatus (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) form a complex of important pests of plantain crops, causing crop losses of o...

    Authors: Lizeth Tabima, Edelberto Silva Gómez and Andreas Gaigl
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:20
  15. Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is a vegetable of great economic value. The tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a serious pest of tomato. Its control is difficult due to the pr...

    Authors: Euaggelos Giannoulakis, Spiridon Mantzoukas, Ioannis Lagogiannis, Sophia Dervisoglou and Dionysios Perdikis
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:19
  16. Recent population outbreaks of citrus brown mite, Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein) (Acari: Tetranychidae), were observed in the Çukurova region, a region that supplies approximately 80% of total citrus production...

    Authors: Kemal Yalçın, İsmail Döker and Cengiz Kazak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:18
  17. The present study aimed to examine the biocontrol efficacy of 28 yeast isolates against Aspergillus niger, the common pathogen of onion black mold disease. The antagonistic potential of yeast isolates against A. ...

    Authors: Hadeel M. M. Kalil Bagy, Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr, Abd El-Latif Hesham and Nashwa M. A. Sallam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:17
  18. The Dolichopodidae, commonly known as long-legged flies, are a cosmopolitan dipteran family in the superfamily Empidoidea. The adults and majority of larvae in this family are predaceous, feeding on small and ...

    Authors: Magdi S. A. El-Hawagry
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:16
  19. Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White) Chitwood is a major pest of eggplant in Pakistan. The second-stage juveniles (J2s) feed on the roots of eggplant. Damaged roots swell and the plant exhibits stunted growth...

    Authors: Jalal Uddin, Farman Ullah, Ishrat Naz, Sarir Ahmad, Ahmad-Ur-Rahman Saljoqi, Shahid Sattar Khan and Muhammad Salim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:15
  20. Three of entomopathogenic fungi, identified as Isaria javanica (Cjc-03 and Cjw-01) and Purpureocillium lilacinum (TS-01) were found naturally infecting the whiteflies, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyr...

    Authors: Ibrahim Sani, Syari Jamian, Norsazilawati Saad, Sumaiyah Abdullah, Erneeza Mohd Hata, Johari Jalinas and Siti Izera Ismail
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:14
  21. Cabbage butterfly, Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae), is one of the most important pests of cabbage and other cruciferous crops and accounts for > 40% yield reduction in the crops. An investigat...

    Authors: Saisri Manchikatla, Kennedy Ningthoujam, Mahesh Pathak and Akoijam Ratankumar Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:13
  22. During the last five decades, chemical synthetic pesticides have been used extensively to control pests and protect crops. Use of synthetic pesticide has caused some unfortunate consequences like environmental...

    Authors: Shereen Abdel-Hameed Mohamed, Abd-El-Aal S. Kh, S. S. Moawad and A. G. Attallah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:12
  23. The black palm weevil, Rhynchophorus palmarum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is considered the most important palm pest in the Americas. In the State of Bahia, Brazil, it is parasitized by tachinid ...

    Authors: Elio Cesar Guzzo, Ronaldo Toma, Juan Pablo Molina Acevedo, Jackeline Gaviria Vega, Aldomario Santo Negrisoli Jr, Bernhard Leo Löhr, Tamara Tais dos Santos, Diego Jorge da Silva and Leandro Eugênio Cardamone Diniz
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:11
  24. Baculoviruses are specific pathogens which can lethally infect several lepidopteran pests. However, the sub-lethal effects of baculoviruses are also highly debilitating for the host. The objective of the study...

    Authors: Dhanyakumar Onkarappa, Ram Kumar Pandi, Ashwitha Gopal, Venkatesan Thiruvengadam, Mohan Muthugounder, Nishtha Nayyar and Sivakumar Gopalsamy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:10
  25. The tachinid parasitoid, Exorista segregata (Rondani, 1859) (Diptera: Tachinidae) is a polyphagous fly recorded on larvae of lepidopterans. Larvae of the Erebidae, Orgyia trigotephras Boisduval were collected fro...

    Authors: Sonia Hammami, Olfa Ezzine, Cezary Bystrowski and Mohamed Lahbib Ben Jamâa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:9
  26. Spilosoma (= Spilarctia) obliqua (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), once considered as a sporadic pest, is now considered as a major and polyphagous pest widely distributed throughout India. Recent outbreaks of t...

    Authors: Veegala Ramesh Babu, G. Sivakumar and S. Satpathy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:8
  27. Insect pests cause substantial agriculture losses annually, and their regulation through chemical pesticides instigates a prolonged detrimental impact on the environment and human health. The upsurge in diffic...

    Authors: Neelam Thakur, Preety Tomar, Jaspreet Kaur, Simranjeet Kaur, Anuja Sharma, Samiksha Jhamta, Ajar Nath Yadav, Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal, Rajesh Thakur and Seema Thakur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:7

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:42

  28. Tomato plant leaves can be wilted by the presence of various species of soil-residing bacteria, especially Ralstonia solanacearum. Soil solarization has proven to be an environment-friendly method for disease man...

    Authors: Olumide Ekundayo Omotayo and Adebisi Mary Eegunranti
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:6
  29. Entomopathogenic fungi have long been used as a biopeptide in the biological control of insect pests in agriculture, forestry and veterinary. At the same time, it is known that these fungi have positive effect...

    Authors: Alperen Kutalmış, Zeynep Terzioğlu, Rabia Hande Şen and Ali Sevim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:5
  30. The greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwood (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) constitutes key pests of greenhouses and field crops, which have developed pesticide resistance over the years. It has emerged ...

    Authors: Deeksha, Dilip Shriram Ghongade and Ajay Kumar Sood
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:3
  31. The present study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of some eco-friendly management modules based on plant oils and Metarhizium anisopliae against a biennial white grub species, Lepidiota mansueta Burmeister...

    Authors: Sravani Dumala, Badal Bhattacharyya and Bidyarani Devi Elangbam
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:4
  32. This study was conducted to investigate life table characteristics of the parasitoid species, Goniozus legneri Gordh (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae), a major gregarious larval ecto-parasitoids of the carob moth, Ectomy...

    Authors: Fatemeh Ehteshami, Maryam Aleosfoor, Hossein Allahyari, Aurang Kavousi and Lida Fekrat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:2

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:87

  33. Integrated pest management is one of the ways to solve the problems of increased outbreaks of pests induced by the effects of climate change. Therefore, the present investigation was carried out to study the i...

    Authors: R. M. Sayed, T. S. El Sayed and S. A. Rizk
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2023 33:1
  34. Metarhizium is one of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) that has been widely reported as a useful agent for controlling the coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB), Oryctes rhinoceros L. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Applic...

    Authors: Sigit Prastowo, Soeharto, Hardian Susilo Addy and Tri Handoyo
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:146
  35. In the protected cultivation of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) crop, the severity of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, incidence is alarming nowadays. To combat this, growers usually prefer using synth...

    Authors: A. P. Abhishek Gowda, Pankaj, Dinesh Singh, Awani Kumar Singh and R. Sowmya
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:145
  36. Poplar fungal infections are difficult to control and result in severe economic loss. As a viable alternative to chemical pesticides, biocontrol is an effective safe method for disease control.

    Authors: Ghada E. Dawwam and Amira E. Sehim
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:144
  37. The indiscriminate use of synthetic insecticides is not affordable and poses collateral damage to humans, non-target organisms, and environmental health. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a cosmopolitan, antagonisti...

    Authors: Rajadurai Gothandaraman, Balasubramani Venkatasamy, Tamilnayagan Thangavel, Kokiladevi Eswaran and Mohankumar Subbarayalu
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:143
  38. The flower thrips, Frankliniella schultzei Trybom (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a notorious pest that attacks the plants of economic importance. The anthocorid bug Blaptostethus pallescens Poppius (Heteroptera: An...

    Authors: K. Sundaravalli, Richa Varshney, A. Kandan and K. Revathi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:142
  39. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a notorious polyphagous pest that has recently invaded India in 2018. Within a short period, this pest has spread throughout the...

    Authors: Swati P. Shinde, D. B. Ingole, V. K. Biradar, Nandini Gokte-Narkhedkar, N. V. Lavhe, Shivaji H. Thube, Vivek Shah and Y. G. Prasad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:141
  40. The western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis Heidemann (Heteroptera: Coreidae), is one of the major pest in seed orchards of various conifers, significantly affects pine seed production and causes econ...

    Authors: Ardahan Eski, Seda Biryol, Ozden Acici and İsmail Demir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:140
  41. Among the phytosanitary problems, affecting tomato crops in greenhouses heated by geothermal water in southern Tunisia, the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is gaining promine...

    Authors: Sabrine Chouikhi, Besma Hamrouni Assadi, KaoutharGrissa Lebdi and Mohamed Sadok Belkadhi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:139
  42. The inadvertent observation of a substantial population reduction of greenhouse whiteflies infecting Salvia divinorum plants grown in a polyhouse sparked a flurry of inquiries on the cause of the population decli...

    Authors: Amit Umesh Paschapur, A. R. N. S. Subbanna, Ashish Kumar Singh, B. Jeevan, Johnson Stanley, H. Rajashekara, Krishna Kant Mishra, Prasanna S. Koti, Lakshmi Kant and Arunava Pattanayak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:138
  43. The root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne spp., are one of the most dominant and dangerous group of pests. The deformations and discolorations make tubers unmarketable and/or of less quality. Therefore, management of M...

    Authors: Hamida A. I. Osman, Hoda H. Ameen, Mostafa M. A. Hammam, Ghada M. El-Sayed, Usama Samy Elkelany and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:137
  44. American foulbrood (AFB) is one of the potent and highly contagious bacterial diseases affecting honeybees of Apis mellifera and A. cerana species. Paenibacillus larvae larvae (P. l. larvae) is the causative agen...

    Authors: Fatma Mahmoud, Eman E. Essa, Rasha M. A. Farag, Akila M. El Shafei, Ahmed S. Abou zeid, Hayam A. E. Sayed and Shireen A. M. Ma’moun
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:136
  45. The tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a major pest of tomato plants threatening global tomato production. The control of the pest is becoming increasingly difficult due to t...

    Authors: Ebubekir Yüksel
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:135
  46. Scaeva pyrastri (L.) (Diptera: Syrphidae) is a large-size Palaearctic region syrphid fly. The larval stage of S. pyrastri is aphidophagous in nature, while the adults are efficient pollinators of various crops. T...

    Authors: Shivani Palial, S. C. Verma, P. L. Sharma, R. S. Chandel, Rakesh Kumar, Meenu Gupta, Nidhi Sharma and Priyanka Sharma
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:134
  47. Stem rot caused by Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc. is a major nuisance in groundnut production, causing substantial yield losses in almost all groundnut-growing areas around the world. Biological control is regarded as ...

    Authors: A. U. Akash, V. Ramya, G. Uma Devi, S. N. C. V. L. Pushpavalli and S. Triveni
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:133
  48. Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is the causal agent of white mould, stem and head rot diseases on a wide variety, including cabbage in the field and storage. Control of this pathogen by using commercial disease manageme...

    Authors: K. Sivagnanapazham, M. Karthikeyan, T. Raguchander, R. Swarna Priya and A. Kamalakannan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:132
  49. Soil biocontrol streptomycetes are considered as ecofriendly agents, which inhibit the growth of multiple fungal pathogens. In addition, the majority of species are considered non-plant pathogenic, and they ar...

    Authors: Diana Elizabeth Rios-Muñiz and Zahaed Evangelista-Martínez
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2022 32:130

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