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  1. Content type: Research

    The black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is considered to be one of the serious polyphagous pests that spend a large part of its life in the soil environment, where many microorganis...

    Authors: Ebubekir Yuksel and Ramazan Canhilal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:82

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  2. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article (Sohrabi et al. 2018), these errors were highlighted by the authors:

    Authors: Fatemeh Sohrabi, Mahyar Sheikholeslami, Ramin Heydari, Saeed Rezaee and Rouhollah Sharifi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:81

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:56

  3. Content type: Research

    Botrytis umbel blight caused by Botrytis allii is a major disease that attacks onion crop. In vitro, Trichoderma viride, Penicillium chrysogenum, and Saccharomyces cerevisiae and extract of bitter apple fruits (C...

    Authors: Mohamed M A Hussein, Kamal A M Abo-Elyousr, Mohamed A H Hassan, Mohamed Hashem, Elhagag Ahmed Hassan and Saad A M Alamri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:80

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  4. Content type: Research

    The predatory mites, Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oud.) and Neoseiulus barkeri (Hughes) (Acari: Phytoseiidae), were collected from leaves of the kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) growing at Hail District, Saudi Arabia...

    Authors: Koloud A Al-Shemmary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:79

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  5. Content type: Review article

    No doubt, there are changes in insect pest problems facing the farmers in the newly reclaimed land as well as in the old valley in Egypt due to different reasons, e.g., pesticide misuse and pest resistance, se...

    Authors: M. M. El-Husseini, A. H. El-Heneidy and K. T. Awadallah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:78

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  6. Content type: Research

    Aromia bungii Faldermann (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) is an important wood-boring pest of peach, apricot, plum and cherry in China. It is difficult to control it because of the cryptic feeding behaviour of larvae w...

    Authors: Wei-Chao Wang, Dan-Dan Cao, Jin Men and Jian-Rong Wei

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:77

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  7. Content type: Research

    Pistachio is one of the most common tree nuts in Iran and in the world, and Agonoscena pistaciae Burckhardt and Lauterer (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) is propounded as a considerable pest of pistachio trees. Among the n...

    Authors: Mahshid Sarnevesht, Mehdi Gheibi, Shahram Hesami and Hadi Zohdi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:76

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  8. Content type: Research

    The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae), is the vector of the pathogen, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus that causes Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening disease, the se...

    Authors: Muhammad Irfan Ullah, Muhammad Arshad, Asad Abdullah, Samina Khalid, Yasir Iftikhar and Syed Muhammad Ali Zahid

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:75

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  9. Content type: Review article

    Plant-parasitic nematodes (PPNs) pose a serious threat to quantitative and qualitative production of many economic crops worldwide. An average worldwide crop loss of 12.6% (equaled $215.77 billion) annually ha...

    Authors: Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad and Tarique Hassan Askary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:74

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  10. Content type: Research

    The sensitivity of irradiated cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), to infection with nucleopolyhedrosis virus (SpliNPV) was evaluated. S. littoralis pupae were irradiated by ...

    Authors: Waheed Ahmed Abd-Elhamid Sayed and Alexandra Magdalina Ahmed El-Helaly

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:73

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  11. Content type: Research

    Natural protection of the Bacillus thuringiensis-based biopesticides from inactivation by the UV component of the cosmic rays constitutes a big challenge to environmentalists, health concerned groups, and industr...

    Authors: Hany Saleh, Ahmed Abdelrazak, Ashraf Elsayed, Hisham El-Shishtawy and Yehia Osman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:72

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  12. Content type: Research

    Aphids are one of the major insect pests of greenhouses and field crops worldwide. Several species of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), including Lecanicillium spp. Beauveria bassiana, Isaria fumosorosea and Metarhiz...

    Authors: Akram A. Mohammed, Jamal H. Kadhim and Zahid N. A. Kamaluddin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:71

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  13. Content type: Research

    Fifty bacterial cultures were isolated from 156 soil samples. In order to identify six bacteria in both systems, a fatty acid methyl ester (FAMEs) analysis was conducted, and carbon utilization profiles were a...

    Authors: Duygu Odabas Alver and Ömer Ertürk

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:70

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  14. Content type: Research

    The goal of this work was to investigate the effect of gamma irradiated entomopathogenic nematode EPN; Steinernema scapterisci on third and fourth larval instars of Culex pipiens under laboratory conditions and i...

    Authors: R. M. Sayed, R. S. Abdalla, S. A. Rizk and T. S. El sayed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:67

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  15. Content type: Research

    A micro-plot field experiment was conducted in loamy soil naturally infested with Meloidogyne spp. to assess the potential of bio-agents namely bio-arc (Bacillus megaterium), nemastrol (a mixture of active ingred...

    Authors: Fatma A. M. Mostafa, Ashraf E. Khalil, Ahmed H. Nour El-Deen and Dina S. Ibrahim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:66

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  16. Content type: Research

    Control potential of 10 Beauveria bassiana isolates, isolated from Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Gonioctena fornicata (Brüggemann) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), collected from alfalfa ...

    Authors: Emine Baysal, Turgut Atay and Yusuf Yanar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:65

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  17. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to apply a biological control program on cucumber crop under greenhouse conditions, using biological control agents compared with insecticides to control the cotton aphid, Aphis go...

    Authors: A. E. Eid, A. H. El-Heneidy, A. A. Hafez, F. F. Shalaby and D. Adly

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:64

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  18. Content type: Research

    Bacterial wilt, caused by soilborne bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum, is one of the most severe diseases of tomato worldwide, and no successful control measures are available to date. In the present study, a sust...

    Authors: Narasimhamurthy Konappa, Soumya Krishnamurthy, Chandra Nayaka Siddaiah, Niranjana Siddapura Ramachandrappa and Srinivas Chowdappa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:63

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  19. Content type: Research

    The entomopathogenic bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) has been used in crop protection for the last 70 years; however, many environmental conditions affect its activity. The present study was directed to eva...

    Authors: Moataz A. M. Moustafa, Mohammed A. Saleh, Izat R. Ateya and Mohamed A. Kandil

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:61

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  20. Content type: Research

    The efficacy of the bio-insecticide, Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti), and four plant-ethanol extracts Cinnamomum osmophloeum, Matricaria chamomilla, Seasamum indicum, and Nigella sativa was tested a...

    Authors: Abir A. Gad and Abeer A. Al-Dakhil

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:62

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  21. Content type: Research

    Citrus blast and black pit that became increasingly important bacterial diseases are caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae. This study aimed to evaluate the antibacterial potential of Bacillus species strai...

    Authors: Imen Mougou and Naima Boughalleb-M’hamdi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:60

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  22. Content type: Research

    This study reports the effects of different host: parasitoid ratios on parasitic behavior and functional response of three different parasitoid species (Eretmocerus sp. nr. furuhashii, Encarsia bimaculata, and En...

    Authors: Li Lin, Shaukat Ali and Jianhui Wu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:59

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  23. Content type: Research

    Two entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) Heterorhabditis indica and Steinernema carpocapsae were tested against the armyworm, Spodoptera litura (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Also, their compatibility with spinosad ...

    Authors: Rashad R. Khan, Rameesha A. Ali, Abid Ali, Muhammad Arshad, Shahid Majeed, Sohail Ahmed, Sajid A. Khan and Muhammad Arshad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:58

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  24. Content type: Research

    Squash (Cucurbita pepo L.), one of the most important vegetable crops for human nutrition all over the world, is infected by many diseases, particularly powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera xanthii (syn. Sphaerot...

    Authors: Yaser M. Hafez, Asmaa S. El-Nagar, Abdelnaser A. Elzaawely, Said Kamel and Hanafey F. Maswada

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:57

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  25. Content type: Research

    Growth-promoting rhizobacteria are free-living bacteria that colonize the roots and stimulate the plant growth. Many of these bacteria secrete a range of extracellular metabolites that can be involved in the b...

    Authors: Fatemeh Sohrabi, Mahyar Sheikholeslami, Ramin Heydari, Saeed Rezaee and Rouhallah Sharifi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:56

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:81

  26. Content type: Research

    The impact of host plant-aphid combination on the prey consumption and prey preference by adult ladybird, Menochilus sexmaculatus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) was studied, using aphid-prey, Aphis cracc...

    Authors: Ahmad Pervez and Satish Chandra

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:54

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  27. Content type: Research

    The efficacy of the native entomopathogenic fungus, Isaria fumosorosea TR-78-3, was evaluated against females of the bark and ambrosia beetles, Anisandrus dispar Fabricius and Xylosandrus germanus Blandford (Cole...

    Authors: Rahman Kushiyev, Celal Tuncer, Ismail Erper, Ismail Oguz Ozdemir and Islam Saruhan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:55

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  28. Content type: Short report

    The black Coccinellid species Stethorus aptus Kapur was identified as a predator on the European red mite, Panonychus ulmi (Koch.) for the first time. The S. aptus was also reported for the first time in India. A...

    Authors: Mahendiran Govindasamy and Sheikh Khursheed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:53

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  29. Content type: Review article

    Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops are plants genetically engineered (modified) to contain the endospore (or crystal) toxins of the bacterium, Bt to be resistant to certain insect pests. In 1995, the Environmental...

    Authors: Mohamed Samir Tawfik Abbas

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:52

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  30. Content type: Research

    Thirty bacterial strains were successfully isolated from dead/diseased nymphs of the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria Forskal (Orthoptera: Acrididae) occurred in rearing cages at Locust and Grasshoppers Resear...

    Authors: Mohamed Reda, Tamer Abdallah Mashtoly, Mohamed El-Said El-Zemaity, Assem Abolmaaty and Gamal Mohamed Abdelatef

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:51

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  31. Content type: Research

    Entomopathogenic fungi (EPFs) play an important role for regulating insect pest populations, as they exist in many different ecosystems. Within these fungi, Beauveria and Metarhizium spp. genera include species t...

    Authors: Songül Gürlek, Ali Sevim, Fikriye Milletli Sezgin and Elif Sevim

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:50

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  32. Content type: Research

    The entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana causes a disease known as the white muscadine disease in insects. Most of the entomopathogenic fungi are soil borne nature an attempt was made to collect the soil s...

    Authors: Samy Mahmoud Sayed, Esmat Farouk Ali, Sayed Ashraf El-Arnaouty, Samy Farouk Mahmoud and Sayed Amin Amer

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:47

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  33. Content type: Research

    The impact of six local isolates of Penicillium frequentans recovered from healthy sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.) leaves was evaluated against Cercospora beticola, the causal pathogen of Cercospora sugar beet leaf...

    Authors: Mansour M. El-Fawy, Rafeek M. I. El-Sharkawy and Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:49

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  34. Content type: Research

    Tachinid flies are an important group of parasitoids in their larval stage, and all their hosts are of the Arthropoda, almost exclusively other insects, including important insect pests in agriculture and fore...

    Authors: Magdi S. El-Hawagry

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:46

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  35. Content type: Research

    The main goal of this study was enhancing the biocontrol activity of Trichoderma spp. (T. harzianum, T. koningii, T. viride, and T. virens) against Cephalosporium maydis, the cause of late wilt disease in maize. ...

    Authors: Ibrahim E. Elshahawy and Abo El-Khair B. El-Sayed

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:48

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  36. Content type: Research

    Morphobiological indicators and selection index are helpful tools to obtain promising genotypes and selecting multiple traits for genetic improvement of the predator, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mulsant) (Coleopte...

    Authors: Nadia Al-Khateeb, Louai Asslan, Ghassan Ibrahim and Ahmed El-Heneidy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:43

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  37. Content type: Research

    The biocontrol potential of four Pochonia chlamydosporia var. chlamydosporia isolates on the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne javanica was investigated on pistachio plants in a greenhouse experiment. Isolates were...

    Authors: M. Ebadi, S. Fatemy and H. Riahi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:45

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  38. Content type: Research

    Sitophilus granarius is a serious stored-grain insect that can destroy the whole grain of cereal crops. The present research demonstrated that two species of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), Beauveria bassiana and M...

    Authors: Yacoub Ahmad Batta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:44

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  39. Content type: Research

    The present study was carried out in greenhouses, on sweet pepper crops, during the winter plantations 2015–2016 and 2016–2017 in a commercial farm located at Berkash district, Giza, Egypt. During the first se...

    Authors: S. A. El Arnaouty, Mona N. Kortam, Amal I. Afifi and I. H. Heikal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:42

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  40. Content type: Research

    The ability of entomopathogenic nematodes to suppress larval populations of the white grub, Leucopholis lepidophora Blanchard (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), infesting the areca nut palm (Areca catechu) was investiga...

    Authors: Jagadeesh Patil and Vijayakumar Rangasamy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:41

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  41. Content type: Research

    Integrated regimens were conducted at Kafre- Hakim village to evaluate the efficacy of different agents in controlling root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita and root rot disease infecting eggplant cv. Balad...

    Authors: Hamida Ahmed Osman, Hoda Hussein Ameen, Moawad Mohamed, Riad El-Mohamedy and Usama Samy Elkelany

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:40

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  42. Content type: Research

    Fungal pathogens of Hypera postica (Gyllenhall) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) were collected from the vicinities of Adana and Igdir in Turkey. The pathogenicity of the fungal isolates against the pest were investig...

    Authors: Birgul Yucel, Celalettin Gozuacik, Donus Gencer, Ismail Demir and Zihni Demirbag

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:39

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  43. Content type: Research

    This study evaluated the pathogenicity of indigenous soil isolate of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) strains, applied without and along with 1.0% MgCl2 salt, to Helicoverpa armigera Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). T...

    Authors: Muhammad Zeeshan Majeed, Muhammad Asam Riaz, Muneeba Arif Khan, Chun-Sen Ma and Salman Ahmad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:38

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  44. Content type: Research

    Himachal Pradesh is a northern state of India and is situated to the southern of the mighty Himalaya. The agro-climatic conditions are conducive for the production of off-season vegetables. Biological control ...

    Authors: Sumit Vashisth, Y. S. Chandel and R. S. Chandel

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:37

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  45. Content type: Research

    The Hymenoptera is one of the vital and biggest insect orders comprising the bees, wasps, sawflies, and ants. Wasps are important to natural and biological pest control because they are predators or parasitoid...

    Authors: Emtithal M. Abd-El-Samie, Israa Elkafrawy, Mai Osama and Amr Ageez

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:36

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  46. Content type: Research

    The ultrastructure alterations were described in the midgut of Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae following Bacillus sphaericus treatment. Two hours post-treatment, the epithelial layer began to have large...

    Authors: Maha K. Tewfick and Belal A. Soliman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:35

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  47. Content type: Research

    Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) constitute a major arm of defense in mosquitoes against microbes. The purpose of this study was to determine which of the peptides are produced in the mosquito hemolymph after bac...

    Authors: Maha K. Tewfick, Waleed M. Serag and Belal A. Soliman

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2018 28:33

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