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  1. The exposure of crops to a variety of fungal and bacterial pathogens leads to huge economic losses. Different strategies are being adapted to control these diseases among which the application of chemicals fun...

    Authors: Ayesha Jamal, Hafiza Farhat, Faizah Urooj, Afshan Rahman, Muhammed Irfan and Syed Ehteshamul-Haque

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:152

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  2. Toxins from the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) bacterium are employed as an alternative to synthetic pesticides in pest management. The greatest threat to the long-term viability of Bt toxins is resistance evolution...

    Authors: R. Naga Sri Navya, V. Balasubramani, M. Raveendran, M. Murugan and A. Lakshmanan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:151

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  3. Pathogenicity of the entomopathogenic fungi (EPF), isolated from soil samples collected from Ordu Province, Turkey, was evaluated on the second-instar larvae of the cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.)...

    Authors: Funda Şahin and Yusuf Yanar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:150

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  4. Under laboratory and greenhouse conditions, the virulence of 2 isolates of Thai indigenous entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in controlling the fall armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidopter...

    Authors: Wandee Wattanachaiyingcharoen, Ongpo Lepcha, Apichat Vitta and Det Wattanachaiyingcharoen

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:149

    Content type: Research

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  5. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) have long been used for controlling soil-dwelling insects. Steinernema carpocapsae HB310, previously showed a high virulence against many pests including Agrotis ipsilon Hufnagel...

    Authors: Ziyan NanGong, Tianhui Li, Weikang Zhang, Ping Song and Qinying Wang

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:148

    Content type: Research

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  6. Entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) are evidently a useful nematode group for the biocontrol of insect pests. It is well known that efficacy of different EPN strains, even belonging to the same species, can be s...

    Authors: Phap Quang Trinh, Duyen Thi Nguyen, Linh Thi Mai Le and Tien Huu Nguyen

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:147

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  7. The peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is a serious polyphagous pest of fruits and vegetables. Chemical management of B. zonata in fruits results in toxic residues that have adv...

    Authors: Muhammad Junaid Nisar, Muhammad Dildar Gogi, Bilal Atta, Majid Tufail, Rameesha Amjad Ali, Waleed Afzal Naveed and Mubashar Iqbal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:146

    Content type: Research

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  8. Genetically modified (GM) crops have become a common tool for managing insect pests of economic importance. However, before their commercialization, bio-safety evaluation on non-target arthropods such as polli...

    Authors: Intazar Ali, Shuai Zhang, Asif Sajjad, Ghulam Khaliq, Muhammad Basit, Ghulam Ali Bugti, Hafiz Tassawar Abbas, Naeem Abbas and Jin-Jie Cui

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:145

    Content type: Research

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  9. Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is the most destructive pest of bitter gourd. Conventionally, it is controlled by chemical insecticides despite their hazardous impacts. Entomopathogenic ...

    Authors: Abdul Mannan Hamzah, Ata ul Mohsin, Muhammad Naeem and Muhammad Azam Khan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:144

    Content type: Research

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  10. Selection of suitable predators for the control of the spider mite, Panonychus citri is always a challenge due to the lack of their reliable predicted efficacy. In this laboratory study, biological control potent...

    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 2021 31:143

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  11. Entomopathogenic fungi are the most versatile having a wide host range, capable of infecting insects at different developmental stages. In the present study, Metarhizium rileyi, at the concentrations of 102, 103,...

    Authors: Bhisham Dev, Subhash Chander Verma, Prem Lal Sharma, Rajeshwar Singh Chandel, Mahesh Balaso Gaikwad, Tanuja Banshtu and Priyanka Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:142

    Content type: Research

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  12. In Indonesia, the postharvest fruit loss is 25%, so the economic loss from the export of various fruits is estimated at US$ 58,966,861. One of the causes for the loss is postharvest pathogens. Postharvest frui...

    Authors: Mutia Erti Dwiastuti, Loekas Soesanto, Titistyas Gusti Aji, Nirmala Friyanti Devy and Hardiyanto

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:141

    Content type: Review article

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  13. Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) is an illustrious predator that performs cannibalism upon facing small and defenseless conspecifics. Eating preference of C. carnea larvae was investigated ...

    Authors: Mubasshir Sohail, Qadeer Ahmed Soomro, Muhammad Usman Asif, Imran Rauf and Raza Muhammad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:140

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  14. Emerged faba bean gall disease attacks the stem and leaves of the plant and results in complete crop losses. This study was initiated to screen multi-trait rhizobacteria for their antagonistic efficacy under i...

    Authors: Alemayehu Dugassa, Tesfaye Alemu and Yitbarek Woldehawariat

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:139

    Content type: Research

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  15. The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is a serious threat to date palms across the globe, causing heavy yield losses. The pest inflicts damage to palms stem a...

    Authors: Muhammad Yasin, Waqas Wakil, Mirza Abdul Qayyum, Sajjad Ali, Asif Sajjad, Muhammad Anjum Aqueel and Muhammad Shakeel

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:138

    Content type: Research

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  16. Fulgoraecia melanoleuca (Fletcher) (Lepidoptera: Epipyropidae) (= Epipyrops or Epiricania melanoleuca) is an important koinobiont nymphal and adult ectoparasitoid of sugarcane leafhopper, Pyrilla perpusilla (Walk...

    Authors: Tarun Sharma and P. S. Shera

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:137

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  17. Mango anthracnose, caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, is one of the most important diseases of mango crop. It mainly attacks leaves, flowers, young fruits and twigs and also appears as a post-harvest disea...

    Authors: Adikshita Sharma, Inder Mohan Sharma, Monica Sharma, Kishor Sharma and Amit Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:135

    Content type: Research

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  18. In the present study, the efficacy of two isolates of Beauveria bassiana namely, BKN20 and BKN1/14 was evaluated against the tea mosquito bug (TMB), Helopeltis theivora, Waterhouse (Hemiptera: Miridae) damaging h...

    Authors: Bhabesh Deka, Azariah Babu, Arulmarianathan John Peter, Abhay Kumar Pandey, Kishor Chand Kumhar, Suman Sarkar, Hirakjyoti Rajbongshi, Pritam Dey, Emmanuel Leo Daniel Amalraj and Venkateswara Rao Talluri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:134

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  19. Powdery mildew was found in most of the sunflower fields in Egypt, causing severe yellowing of the blade, petiole, stem and calyx, as well as a considerable defoliation during the summer season of 2018. Out of...

    Authors: Adel Ateyh Esawy, Mohsen Mohamed Elsharkawy, Reda Ibrahim Omara, Mamdouh Abdel Fattah Khalifa, Fawzya Mohamed Fadel and Magdy Mohamed El-Naggar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:133

    Content type: Research

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  20. In recent years, Microtermes obesi (Holmgren) (Blattodea: Termitidae) has been recorded as a major pest of tea crop, causes significant losses in production. Managing termite pests in tea crops through an integra...

    Authors: Bhabesh Deka, Azariah Babu, Arulmarianathan John Peter, Kishor Chand Kumhar, Suman Sarkar, Hirakjyoti Rajbongshi, Pritam Dey, Emmanuel Leo Daniel Amalraj and Venkateswara Rao Talluri

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:132

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  21. Thirty-six entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) were isolated from soil and insect cadaver samples, collected from different forest types, viz., wet evergreen, moist deciduous, dry deciduous and scrub type in South In...

    Authors: Viswakethu Velavan, Rajagopal Rangeshwaran, Gopalswamy Sivakumar, T. O. Sasidharan, Ramachandran Sundararaj and Aravindaram Kandan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:131

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  22. Plant parasitic nematodes create serious threat to crop production. In Egypt root knot nematode, Meloidogyne spp. has been considered to be a limiting factor in the production of most crops of which the Peanut (A...

    Authors: Hamida Ahmed Osman, Hoda Hussein Ameen, Moawad Mohamed, Ghada M. El-Sayed, Mona Gergis Dawood and Usama Samy Elkelany

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:130

    Content type: Research

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  23. The insect vector of Huanglongbing, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, 1908 (Hemiptera: Lividae) was detected in Ecuador in 2013 and its main parasitoid Tamarixia radiata (Waterston, 1922) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) was r...

    Authors: Dorys T. Chirinos, Italo M. Cuadros, Junior Velez, Rossana Castro, Ginger Sornoza and Takumasa Kondo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:129

    Content type: Research

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  24. Recent concerns linked with the application of chemical pesticides and the increasing necessity of low inputs sustainable agriculture have put the use of microbial biocontrol agents and bio-pesticides to the f...

    Authors: Pradeep Kumar, Shikha Pandhi, Dipendra Kumar Mahato, Madhu Kamle and Archana Mishra

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:128

    Content type: Review article

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  25. Spodoptera litura Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is an important pest causing severe damage to many cultivating plants such as corn worldwide, including Indonesia. This study was performed to obtain and ident...

    Authors: Yuyun Fitriana, Radix Suharjo, I. Gede Swibawa, Bihikmi Semenguk, Lita Theresia Pasaribu, Maman Hartaman, Ruruh Anjar Rwandini, Indriyati Indriyati, Purnomo Purnomo and Solikhin Solikhin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 31:127

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  26. 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

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  27. 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

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  28. 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

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  29. 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

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  30. 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

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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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

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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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

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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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