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1. Draft genome sequence of Bacillus sp. strain E25, a biocontrol and plant growth-promoting bacterial endophyte isolated from Mexican husk tomato roots (Physalis ixocarpa Brot. ex Horm.).

Bacillus sp. strain E25 is an endophytic strain isolated from husk tomato roots in Michoacán, México, that displayed excellent biocontrol and plant growth-promoting activities under normal and salt stress conditions. This draft genome report confirms the presence of genes involved in direct and...

Author(s) : Pérez-Equihua, A.; Santoyo, G.

Publisher : American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA

Journal article : Microbiology Resource Announcements 2021 Vol.10 No.1 ref.12

2. Coding-complete genome sequences of an iteradensovirus and an alphapermutotetra-like virus identified from the pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) in Portugal.

The coding-complete genome sequences of an iteradensovirus (family Parvoviridae) and an alphapermutotetra-like virus (family Permutotetraviridae) were discovered from transcriptomic data sets obtained from Thaumetopoea pityocampa larvae collected in Portugal. Each of the coding-complete genome...

Author(s) : Dorkeld, F.; Streiff, R.; Kerdelhué, C.; Ogliastro, M.

Publisher : American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA

Journal article : Microbiology Resource Announcements 2021 Vol.10 No.1 ref.11

3. Inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes by the Staphylococcus capitis - derived bacteriocin capidermicin.

Natural methods to control food pathogens are required and bacteriocins have received much interest in this regard. The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of the novel bacteriocin capidermicin to inhibit Listeria monocytogenes. Agar-based deferred antagonism assays were carried out...

Author(s) : Lynch, D.; Hill, C.; Field, des; Begley, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Microbiology 2021 Vol.94

4. Efficacy of novel phages for control of multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli O177 on artificially contaminated beef and their potential to disrupt biofilm formation.

Contaminated beef is a prominent source of foodborne pathogens such as Escherichia coli O177. Susceptibility of nine multi-drug resistant E. coli O177 strains against eight individual phages and six phage cocktails was assessed using polystyrene microplate titer plate. Further, 180 beef samples...

Author(s) : Montso, P. K.; Mlambo, V.; Ateba, C. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Microbiology 2021 Vol.94

5. Virome characterization of Cryphonectria parasitica isolates from Azerbaijan unveiled a new mymonavirus and a putative new RNA virus unrelated to described viral sequences.

Cryphonectria parasitica, the causal agent of chestnut blight is controlled in Europe through natural spread of Cryphonectria hypovirus 1 (CHV1), a mycovirus able to induce hypovirulence to the host. In recent years C. parasitica was reported infecting Azerbaijani population of chestnut, but the...

Author(s) : Forgia, M.; Isgandarli, E.; Aghayeva, D. N.; Huseynova, I.; Turina, M.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virology 2021 Vol.553 pp.51-61

6. MrPEX33 is involved in infection-related morphogenesis and pathogenicity of Metarhizium robertsii.

Peroxisomes, being indispensable organelles, play an important role in different biological processes in eukaryotes. PEX33, a filamentous fungus-specific peroxin of the docking machinery of peroxisomes, is involved in the virulence and development of other fungal pathogens. However, it is not clear ...

Author(s) : Wang ZhangXun; Feng JianYu; Jiang YuanYuan; Xu XiuZhen; Xu LiuYi; Zhou Quan; Huang Bo

Publisher : Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal article : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2021 Vol.105 No.3 pp.1079-1090 ref.many

7. Formation of glutathione patulin conjugates associated with yeast fermentation contributes to patulin reduction.

Patulin (PAT) is a fungal secondary metabolite which is mainly detected in rotten apples, and possesses serious risks to human health. Saccharomyces cerevisiae has become a promising biological control candidate due to its ability to degrade PAT. However, the degradation mechanism remains elusive....

Author(s) : Zhong Lei; Carere, J.; Mats, L.; Lu ZhaoXin; Lu FengXia; Zhou Ting

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2021 Vol.123

8. Feasibility of using Thyestilla gebleri in breeding Dastarcus helophoroides.

In order to improve artificial rearing technology of Dastarcus helophoroides, and increase its production, we chose Thyestilla gebleri, which is more closely related to its original host, and studied the feasibility and the most suitable proportion of inoculation, as well as the breeding...

Author(s) : Gong XinYue; Li ShouYin; Wen QuanMin; Zhou Yang; Lu Xu; Tan JiaJin; Hao DeJun

Publisher : Editorial Board of Journal of NEFU, Harbin, China

Journal article : Journal of Northeast Forestry University 2021 Vol.49 No.3 pp.139-142, 153

9. The pest-specific effects of glyphosate on functional response of a wolf spider.

Although glyphosate is widely used for weed pest control, it might have negative side effects on natural enemies. Wolf spiders are one of the most representative predators found on soybean crops in Uruguay, preying on a wide variety of potential pests. However, the sublethal effects that pesticides ...

Author(s) : Lacava, M.; García, L. F.; Viera, C.; Michalko, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2021 Vol.262 ref.many

10. Performance of field developed parasitoid, Trichogramma chilonis on eggplant shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis eggs.

Studies on the performance of field developed parasitoid, Trichogramma chilonis Ishii on eggplant shoot and fruit borer (ESFB), Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee eggs were carried out at experimental farm of the Department of Entomology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh and farmers field of ...

Author(s) : Rahman, M. A.; Islam, K. S.; Jahan, M.; Mannan, M. A.; Rahman, M. A.

Publisher : Connect Journals, Ghaziabad, India

Journal article : Journal of Experimental Zoology, India 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.531-535 ref.10

11. Midgut histopathological changes in Spodoptera litura (fabricius) larvae exposed to Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki.

Bacillus thuringiensis is one of the effective microbial control agents for insect species belonging to order Lepidoptera, Diptera and Coleoptera. The objective was to study the histopathological changes occurring in the midgut of Spodoptera litura larvae on ingestion of Bacillus thuringiensis...

Author(s) : Lalita Kunjir

Publisher : Connect Journals, Ghaziabad, India

Journal article : Journal of Experimental Zoology, India 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.695-698 ref.23

12. Flowering Chamaecrista fasciculata borders enhance natural enemy populations and improve grain quality in field corn.

Plants with floral resources are advocated to enhance natural enemy density and efficacy in conservation biological control systems. Field experiments were conducted to examine the ability of partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata) planted along two borders of organic field corn (Zea mays) plots...

Author(s) : Hunt, L. G.; Dively, G.; Hooks, C. R. R.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2021 Vol.306

13. Pest control services provided by bats in vineyard landscapes.

Faced with current health and environmental challenges, viticulture is directly concerned with the need to reduce pesticide use. Natural pest control services provided by bats have been demonstrated in other crops and is regularly mentioned as a way to reduce pesticide use. However, the trophic...

Author(s) : Charbonnier, Y.; Papura, D.; Touzot, O.; Rhouy, N.; Sentenac, G.; Rusch, A.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2021 Vol.306

14. Plant growth-promoting bacterial endophytes as biocontrol agents of pre- and post-harvest diseases: fundamentals, methods of application and future perspectives.

Sustainable agriculture requires the recruitment of bacterial agents to control diverse plant diseases such as bacterial endophytes. Bacterial endophytes colonize and inhabit internal plant tissues without causing any apparent damage. Within the plant, these bacteria exert multiple beneficiary...

Author(s) : Morales-Cedeño, L. R.; Orozco-Mosqueda, M. del C.; Loeza-Lara, P. D.; Parra-Cota, F. I.; Santos-Villalobos, S. de los; Santoyo, G.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Microbiological Research 2021 Vol.242 ref.many

15. Alternative extraguild prey modifies focal extraguild prey consumption and parasitism but not intraguild predation intensity.

Intraguild predation (IGP) refers to the predation of species that use similar resources and are, therefore, potential competitors. The consuming predator is known as the intraguild predator (IG-predator) and the predator or parasitoid being consumed as the intraguild prey (IG-prey). Prey belonging ...

Author(s) : Sánchez-Hernández, C. V.; Desneux, N.; Bao-Fundora, L.; Ramirez-Romero, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

16. Invasive predator disrupts link between predator evenness and herbivore suppression.

Biodiversity provided by non-crop plants has long been thought to strengthen conservation biological control by providing food and habitat for natural enemies. More recently, greater evenness among natural enemies has also been suggested to promote strong top-down control, but habitat...

Author(s) : Blubaugh, C. K.; Asplund, J. S.; Judson, S. M.; Snyder, W. E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

17. The effect of floral resources on predator longevity and fecundity: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Floral resources are increasingly used in conservation biological control to support natural enemies of insect pests. However, the dietary value of floral resources in supporting predatory arthropods, including their effect on longevity and fecundity has not yet been systematically reviewed. To...

Author(s) : He XueQing; Kiær, L. P.; Jensen, P. M.; Sigsgaard, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

18. Implementing a system in South Africa for categorizing the outcomes of weed biological control.

The biological control of weeds, i.e. invasive alien plant species, depends on the release and establishment of host-specific plant-damaging insect, mite, or pathogen species from the country of origin of the target weed. These 'natural enemies' (agents) variously damage their target hosts and may...

Author(s) : Moran, V. C.; Zachariades, C.; Hoffmann, J. H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

19. Comparative study of fungal stability between Metarhizium strains after successive subculture.

Background Metarhizium species are considered one of the most outstanding powerful biological control agents that have been commercialized as biopesticides against various agricultural pests. Fungal stability with successive in vitro cultivation is a desirable trait for a large-scale production of...

Author(s) : Hussien, R. H. M.; Ezzat, S. M.; Sheikh, A. A. E.; Taylor, J. W. D.; Butt, T. M.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 Vol.31 No.2 ref.28

20. The influence of tolfenpyrad on fitness, development, and reproduction in parents and offspring of Coccinella septempunctata.

Coccinella septempunctata (ladybird) is one of the foremost natural predators that feed on aphids. Thus, C. septempunctata serves as an effective biological control agent in integrated pest management (IPM) programs. To supplement the activity of biological control agents, IPM programs often...

Author(s) : Wu Chi; He MingYuan; Dong FengShou; Xu Jun; Wu XiaoHu; Cai Bing; Wang ChangBin; Sun Tian; Zheng YongQuan; Liu XingAng

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2021 Vol.210 ref.many

21. Response of mirid predators to synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles.

Zoophytophagous plant bugs feed on plant tissue as a source of water and nutrients, besides feeding on prey. By phytophagy, mirid predators activate plant defense responses through different pathways, resulting, among others, in the release of herbivore-induced plant volatiles (HIPVs). These...

Author(s) : Silva, D. B.; Urbaneja, A.; Pérez-Hedo, M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article; Conference paper : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 2021 Vol.169 No.1 pp.125-132 ref.many

22. Diversity of species and the occurrence and development of a specialized pest population - a review article.

The trophic interactions between plants and herbivorous insects are considered to be one of the primary relationships in the occurrence and development of specialized pest populations. Starting from the role of multicropping and the types of mixtures through the ecological benefits of intercropped...

Author(s) : Wenda-Piesik, A.; Piesik, D.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.1 ref.112

23. Fungi against insects and contrariwise as biological control models.

Background: Biological control of insects is the current goal of modern researches to avoid using the harmful chemicals. Some fungi are capable of infecting and killing insects and, hence, are commonly known as entomopathogenic fungi (EPF). On the other hand, some insects can kill harmful fungal...

Author(s) : Elkhateeb, W. A.; Mousa, K. M.; ELnahas, M. O.; Daba, G. M.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 Vol.31 No.13 ref.many

24. Efficacy of the parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) on the cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) egg masses.

Background: The Egyptian cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the major insect pests, causing a significant damage on different cultivated agricultural crops. Developing an alternative non-chemical tool, an effective and environmentally friendly method...

Author(s) : Mohamed, H. O.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 Vol.31 No.20 ref.30

25. Evaluation of a philic egg-consumption predatory thrips Scolothrips takahashii for control of the citrus red mite Panonychus citri.

Panonychus citri is a major pest mite that is of great economic importance in most citrus orchards in China. Utilizing native predatory natural enemies is one of the useful biological control strategies to maintain pest population below the level where damage occurs for an extended period of time....

Author(s) : Li YaYing; Liu MingXiu; Yuan JinGe; Okonkwo, T. T.; Chen HanQiu; Liu Huai

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Crop Protection 2021 Vol.140


Alternative extraguild prey modifies focal extraguild prey consumption and parasitism but not intraguild predation intensity. Intraguild predation (IGP) refers to the predation of species that use similar resources and are, therefore, potential competitors. The consuming predator is known as the intraguild predator (IG-predator) and the predator or parasitoid being consumed as the intraguild prey (IG-prey). Prey belonging ...

Author(s) : Sánchez-Hernández, C. V.; Desneux, N.; Bao-Fundora, L.; Ramirez-Romero, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

16. Invasive predator disrupts link between predator evenness and herbivore suppression.

Biodiversity provided by non-crop plants has long been thought to strengthen conservation biological control by providing food and habitat for natural enemies. More recently, greater evenness among natural enemies has also been suggested to promote strong top-down control, but habitat...

Author(s) : Blubaugh, C. K.; Asplund, J. S.; Judson, S. M.; Snyder, W. E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

17. The effect of floral resources on predator longevity and fecundity: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Floral resources are increasingly used in conservation biological control to support natural enemies of insect pests. However, the dietary value of floral resources in supporting predatory arthropods, including their effect on longevity and fecundity has not yet been systematically reviewed. To...

Author(s) : He XueQing; Kiær, L. P.; Jensen, P. M.; Sigsgaard, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

18. Implementing a system in South Africa for categorizing the outcomes of weed biological control.

The biological control of weeds, i.e. invasive alien plant species, depends on the release and establishment of host-specific plant-damaging insect, mite, or pathogen species from the country of origin of the target weed. These 'natural enemies' (agents) variously damage their target hosts and may...

Author(s) : Moran, V. C.; Zachariades, C.; Hoffmann, J. H.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2021 Vol.153

19. Comparative study of fungal stability between Metarhizium strains after successive subculture.

Background Metarhizium species are considered one of the most outstanding powerful biological control agents that have been commercialized as biopesticides against various agricultural pests. Fungal stability with successive in vitro cultivation is a desirable trait for a large-scale production of...

Author(s) : Hussien, R. H. M.; Ezzat, S. M.; Sheikh, A. A. E.; Taylor, J. W. D.; Butt, T. M.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 Vol.31 No.2 ref.28

20. The influence of tolfenpyrad on fitness, development, and reproduction in parents and offspring of Coccinella septempunctata.

Coccinella septempunctata (ladybird) is one of the foremost natural predators that feed on aphids. Thus, C. septempunctata serves as an effective biological control agent in integrated pest management (IPM) programs. To supplement the activity of biological control agents, IPM programs often...

Author(s) : Wu Chi; He MingYuan; Dong FengShou; Xu Jun; Wu XiaoHu; Cai Bing; Wang ChangBin; Sun Tian; Zheng YongQuan; Liu XingAng

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2021 Vol.210 ref.many

21. Response of mirid predators to synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles.

Zoophytophagous plant bugs feed on plant tissue as a source of water and nutrients, besides feeding on prey. By phytophagy, mirid predators activate plant defense responses through different pathways, resulting, among others, in the release of herbivore-induced plant volatiles (HIPVs). These...

Author(s) : Silva, D. B.; Urbaneja, A.; Pérez-Hedo, M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article; Conference paper : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 2021 Vol.169 No.1 pp.125-132 ref.many

22. Diversity of species and the occurrence and development of a specialized pest population - a review article.

The trophic interactions between plants and herbivorous insects are considered to be one of the primary relationships in the occurrence and development of specialized pest populations. Starting from the role of multicropping and the types of mixtures through the ecological benefits of intercropped...

Author(s) : Wenda-Piesik, A.; Piesik, D.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.1 ref.112

23. Fungi against insects and contrariwise as biological control models.

Background: Biological control of insects is the current goal of modern researches to avoid using the harmful chemicals. Some fungi are capable of infecting and killing insects and, hence, are commonly known as entomopathogenic fungi (EPF). On the other hand, some insects can kill harmful fungal...

Author(s) : Elkhateeb, W. A.; Mousa, K. M.; ELnahas, M. O.; Daba, G. M.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 Vol.31 No.13 ref.many

24. Efficacy of the parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) on the cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) egg masses.

Background: The Egyptian cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is one of the major insect pests, causing a significant damage on different cultivated agricultural crops. Developing an alternative non-chemical tool, an effective and environmentally friendly method...

Author(s) : Mohamed, H. O.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, London, UK

Journal article : Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 2021 Vol.31 No.20 ref.30

25. Evaluation of a philic egg-consumption predatory thrips Scolothrips takahashii for control of the citrus red mite Panonychus citri.

Panonychus citri is a major pest mite that is of great economic importance in most citrus orchards in China. Utilizing native predatory natural enemies is one of the useful biological control strategies to maintain pest population below the level where damage occurs for an extended period of time....

Author(s) : Li YaYing; Liu MingXiu; Yuan JinGe; Okonkwo, T. T.; Chen HanQiu; Liu Huai

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Crop Protection 2021 Vol.140