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  1. Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Mediterranean fruit fly), is one of the important polyphagous pest species in the world that harms almost all fruits causing significant yields losses. Control...

    Authors: Mürşide Yağcı, Tuğba Akdeniz Fırat, F. Dolunay Erdoğuş and Müge Şahin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:126

    Content type: Research

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  2. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have the potential to supersede larvicidal activity for the management of various insect pests.

    Authors: Indra Kumar Kasi, Mohinder Singh, Kanchhi Maya Waiba, S. Monika, M. A. Waseem, D. Archie and Himanshu Gilhotra

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:125

    Content type: Research

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  3. The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (JE Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a new invasive pest in Indonesia causing financial losses. S. frugiperda larvae hide in the leaf midrib all day. To overcome the hi...

    Authors: Siti Herlinda, Mimma Gustianingtyas, Suwandi Suwandi, Radix Suharjo, Jelly Milinia Puspita Sari and Ragil Putri Lestari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:124

    Content type: Research

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  4. Pearl millet remains prone to many diseases; among them downy mildew caused by Sclerospora graminicola (Sacc.) Schroet is economically more important. The use of endophytic bacteria for management of downy mildew...

    Authors: Pooja Sangwan, Kushal Raj, Leela Wati and Anil Kumar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:123

    Content type: Research

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  5. Use of phytopathogenic fungi for the biocontrol of weeds represents a promising path in the search for new management alternatives that allow reducing negative effects on the environment and the generation of ...

    Authors: Yerly Mira, Darío Castañeda, Juan Morales and Luis Patiño

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:122

    Content type: Research

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  6. Entomopathogens are pathogenic to insect pests. Several types of naturally occurring, viz. fungus, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes, infect a range of insect pests and help manage crop growth. They offer sever...

    Authors: Bhabesh Deka, Chittaranjan Baruah and Azariah Babu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:121

    Content type: Review article

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  7. While the rapidly increasing global population has led to a dramatically increased demand for the agricultural production, there have been heavy economic losses owing to various pest attacks on different food ...

    Authors: Shilpa Kamatham, Sandhya Munagapati, Kota Neela Manikanta, Rohith Vulchi, Kiranmai Chadipiralla, Sri Hari Indla and Uday Sankar Allam

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:120

    Content type: Review article

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  8. Maintaining the quality and efficacy of biological control agents during long-term mass rearing plays a crucial role in the success of a biological control program. In this study, the biological traits of a lo...

    Authors: Farzaneh Sadat, Alireza Nazari, Shahriar Jafari and Zahra Rafiei Karahroudi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:119

    Content type: Research

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  9. High losses of sorghum crops due to fungal diseases, such as grain mold and stalk rot, are economically harmful and cause increased use of environmentally damaging chemical fungicides, which also are detriment...

    Authors: Mohamed Taha Yassin, Ashraf Abdel-Fattah Mostafa and Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al-Askar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:118

    Content type: Research

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  10. Mass rearing cost of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the critical methods for the successful utilization of Baculovirus pathogenicity and sterile insect technique (SIT). Effectiv...

    Authors: Waheed A. A. Sayed, Alexandra El-Helaly, Zakia A. Jamal and Helmy El-Bendary

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:117

    Content type: Research

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  11. The rust red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) is a serious pest of stored grains and grain products across the world. This beetle is hold a significant place in Turkey by ca...

    Authors: Fatma Dolunay Erdoğuş

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:116

    Content type: Research

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  12. Biocontrol is an effective strategy in the integrated management of plant diseases, now more as a necessity than choice, in the present era of environmental and health awareness. Microbial diversity is a wonde...

    Authors: Chinnaswami Kannan, Divya Mishra, Gonuguntala Rekha, Pesari Maruthi, Hajira Shaik and Raman Meenakshi Sundaram

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:115

    Content type: Research

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  13. Toxic effect of some local bacterial isolates, isolated from the Egyptian cotton plant (Gossypium barbadance L.), on larvae of the spiny bollworm (SBW), Earias insulana (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) was stud...

    Authors: Ali Ahmed El-Sayed, Mohammed Farouk Ghaly and Ahmed Adel Amer

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:114

    Content type: Research

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  14. Bacterial wilt of tomato (BWP) caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) is a very important disease. Biological control of this disease is a very important tool to protect the plant and environment from pollution...

    Authors: Kamal A. M. Abo-Elyousr and Sabry A. Hassan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:113

    Content type: Research

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  15. Cultivation of citrus (Sapindales: Rutaceae) crops is continuously expanding in Egypt given the favorable ingredients of citriculture. Notwithstanding the Egyptian rank as the world's largest orange exporter, ...

    Authors: Atef S. Abdel-Razek and Mahfouz M. M. Abd-Elgawad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:112

    Content type: Research

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  16. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are one of the widely studied biological control agents. The present study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of two EPNs species, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Poinar) (Rha...

    Authors: K. Sindhura Bhairavi, Badal Bhattacharyya, Gitanjali Devi, Sudhansu Bhagawati, Partha Pratim Gyanudoy Das, Elangbam Bidyarani Devi and Nang Sena Manpoong

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:111

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  17. Outbreak of the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith, 1797) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) occurred in Mizoram, North-Eastern India. The infestation spread in the entire state covering a total area of aroun...

    Authors: Hrang Chal Lalramnghaki, Lalramliana, Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Vanlalhlimpuia, Mary Lalramchuani and Vanramliana

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:110

    Content type: Research

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  18. The European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Denis and Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) is currently the most damaging pest in many viticultural regions across the Mediterranean basin and elsewhere. It...

    Authors: Evangelos Beris and Elias Korkas

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:109

    Content type: Research

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  19. Fungal phytopathogens are one of the leading causes of loss in global food production. Chemical fungicides have always been used to control the phytopathogens to mitigate losses. However, it is widely known th...

    Authors: Samantha Izabelle R. Alforja, Paolo Miguel B. Rico, Barbara L. Caoili and Romnick A. Latina

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:108

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  20. The genus Beauveria is frequently used as a mycoinsecticides in many countries to control insect pests in agriculture, it is being very effective against the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Durry) (Lepidoptera: E...

    Authors: Ruirui Hu, Penghua Bai, Baosheng Liu and Jinping Yu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:107

    Content type: Research

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  21. Stem end rot (SER) disease caused by Alternaria alternata is one of the main fungal diseases in pitaya and other crops in Nam Dinh, Vietnam, that leads to extensive yield and economic losses. Biocontrol of SER, u...

    Authors: Do Quang Trung, Luu The Anh, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Dinh Mai Van and Tran Thi Hang

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:106

    Content type: Research

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  22. The development of ecofriendly tools against plant diseases is an important issue in crop protection. Screening and selection process of bacterial strains antagonists of 2 pathogenic bacterial species that lim...

    Authors: M’hamed BENADA, Boualem BOUMAAZA, Sofiane BOUDALIA and Omar KHALADI

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:105

    Content type: Research

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  23. Biological pesticides, especially baculovirus, often lose their activity under the influence of external light, temperature, and other changes. This limited the application of them. The present study was aimed...

    Authors: Meng Luo, Dandan Zhu, Juntao Lin, Xinhua Zhou, Changge Zheng and Xia Pu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:104

    Content type: Research

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  24. Plant disease administration is difficult due to the soil-borne nature of the phytopathogens. Biological control of plant disease is a safe mode to avoid the problems related to fungal diseases that affect cro...

    Authors: A. M. Nofal, Mohamed Abd El-Rahman, T. M. Abdelghany and Mahmoud Abd El-Mongy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:103

    Content type: Research

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  25. The pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella, is the most destructive pests of the cotton plant in Egypt. Due to the several problems of insecticides, the present study was conducted to evaluate the toxicity effec...

    Authors: Gamal Omar, Ahmed Ibrahim and Khalid Hamadah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:102

    Content type: Research

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  26. Laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate the bio-efficacy and cumulative effect of entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), viz., Lecanicillium lecanii (Zimmermann) Zare and Gams, and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) V...

    Authors: Gurav Shrishail Gopal, Balaiah Venkateshalu, A. M. Nadaf, P. N. Guru and Sateesh Pattepur

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:100

    Content type: Research

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  27. Globally, termites cause a great problem for the farmers which eat the stalk of the wheat, maize, and the sugarcane and also affect the growth of vegetables. For ecological farming system, biocontrol agents re...

    Authors: Salma Javed, Ashraf Ali and Tabassum Ara Khanum

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:99

    Content type: Research

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  28. Plant growth-promoting bacteria (PGPB) can be used as a safe and sustainable agricultural measure to increase plant yield. In this study, cultivable rhizospheric, endophytic, and epiphytic bacteria associated ...

    Authors: Azadeh Jamalzadeh, Mostafa Darvishnia, Gholam Khodakaramian, Eydi Bazgir and Doostmorad Zafari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:98

    Content type: Research

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  29. Thrips tabaci Lindeman (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is the key pest of onions that causes economic yield losses in commercial onion production in Pakistan. In this study, potential of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF...

    Authors: Quratul Ain, Ata Ul Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem and Ghulam Shabbir

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:97

    Content type: Research

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  30. Root rot pathogens reported to cause considerable losses in both the quality and productivity of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.). It is an aggressive crop disease with detriment eco...

    Authors: Hammad Abdelwanees Ketta and Omar Abd El-Raouf Hewedy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:96

    Content type: Review article

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  31. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) has been used in agriculture for a long time because of its insecticidal proteins which make it a valuable environment-friendly biopesticide. However, its use is not only limited to in...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar, Madhu Kamle, Rituraj Borah, Dipendra Kumar Mahato and Bharti Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:95

    Content type: Review article

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  32. The fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), has become a major threat in maize cultivation since its invasion to India in 2018. The humpbacked fly, Megaselia scalaris (L...

    Authors: Sharanabasappa S. Deshmukh, S. Kiran, Atanu Naskar, Palam Pradeep, C. M. Kalleshwaraswamy and K. N. Sharath

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:94

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  33. Acceptable alternative eco-friendly tools in the present study were tested to control the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, on greenhouse-cultivated vegetables. The nematicidal effect of rhizobacteria (P...

    Authors: R. M. El-Ashry, Mohamed A. S. Ali, Ahmed E. A. Elsobki and Ahmed A. A. Aioub

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:93

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  34. The aims of the present study were to isolate and identify native entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana from the Egyptian soil and to evaluate the artificial establishment of B. bassiana as endophytes in ric...

    Authors: Etr H. K. Khashaba

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:92

    Content type: Research

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  35. Chitin, a long-chain polymer of N-acetylglucosamine, is a major structural component of the insect exoskeleton and the peritrophic membrane (PM). Chitinases are able to effectively break down glycosidic bonds of ...

    Authors: Suleiman Abulikemu, Aydin Yesilyurt, Donus Gencer, Mehtap Usta and Remziye Nalcacioglu

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:91

    Content type: Research

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  36. Foot rot/gummosis of citrus, caused by Phytophthora spp., is the most important disease of citrus, responsible for the yield losses of 10 to 30% in fruit production in major citrus growing countries. Considering ...

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Choudhary, Narinder Singh and Daljeet Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:90

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:101

  37. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have more important role in biological control of economic insect pests. The effect of native EPNs on adults of the lucerne beetle, Gonioctena fornicata (Brüggemann, 1873) (Coleo...

    Authors: Ayşegül Çağlayan, Turgut Atay and İlker Kepenekci

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:89

    Content type: Research

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  38. Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpliNPV) is considered a promising biocontrol agent that can be used for the effective control of the cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noc...

    Authors: Wael Elmenofy, Lamiaa El-Gaied, Norhan Yasser, Engy Osman, Samy Sayed, Reem M. Abd El-Maksoud, El Shaimaa Naguib and Aziza Abdelal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:88

    Content type: Research

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  39. Insecticidal crystal proteins (encoded by cry genes) produced by Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) are fatal for insects of different orders such as Lepidoptera. The genes that encoded these crystal proteins can be det...

    Authors: Maryam Rashki, Mahmood Maleki, Masoud Torkzadeh-Mahani, Shahryar Shakeri and Pariya Soltani Nezhad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:87

    Content type: Research

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  40. The diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), is a noxious pest of cruciferous crops all over the world causing serious economic damage. Management of insect pest generally depends on...

    Authors: Muhammad Shehzad, Muhammad Tariq, Tariq Mukhtar and Asim Gulzar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:86

    Content type: Research

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Scientific (Short) note

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  44. 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

    Content type: Review article

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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  46. 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

    Content type: Research

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  47. 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

    Content type: Research

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  48. 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

    Content type: Research

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  49. 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

    Content type: Research

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