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BioControl 2/2022

Issue 2/2022


Table of Contents (11 Articles)

Open Access 24-01-2022

Evaluation of egg parasitoid Hadronotus pennsylvanicus as a prospective biocontrol agent of the leaffooted bug Leptoglossus zonatus
Robert K. Straser, Kent M. Daane, Elijah Talamas, Houston Wilson


Exploitation of herbivore-induced cotton volatiles by the parasitic wasp Bracon vulgaris reveals a dominant chemotactic effect of terpenoids
Izabela Thaís Fidelis Alves Da Silva, Diego Martins Magalhães, Miguel Borges, Raúl Alberto Laumann, Carlos Henrique De Brito, José Ednilson Miranda, Maria Carolina Blassioli-Moraes


Long-term effects of cattail Typha latifolia pollen on development, reproduction, and predation capacity of Neoseiulus cucumeris, a predator of Tetranychus urticae
Mohammad Gravandian, Yaghoub Fathipour, Hamidreza Hajiqanbar, Elham Riahi, Eric W. Riddick


Predator functional responses and the biocontrol of aphids and mites
John P. DeLong, Stella F. Uiterwaal


How pollen grains of 23 plant species affect performance of the predatory mite Neoseiulus californicus
Narges Eini, Shahriar Jafari, Yaghoub Fathipour, Myron P. Zalucki


Molecular characterization of two MAPK genes and their thermotolerant functions in a high temperature acclimated strain of Neoseiulus barkeri
Ya-Ying Li, Chuan-Bei Tian, Yi-Xia Wu, Tian-Di Niu, Wen-Qiang Chu, Huai Liu


Choice behavior of the generalist pentatomid predator Podisus maculiventris when offered lepidopteran larvae infected with an entomopathogenic fungus
Pasco B. Avery, Justin George, Larry Markle, Xavier Martini, Amy L. Rowley, Robert L. Meagher Jr., Rachel E. Barger, Emily B. Duren, Janet S. Dawson, Ronald D. Cave


What would be representative temperatures for shelf-life studies with biopesticides in tropical countries? Estimates through long-term storage of biocontrol fungi and calculation of mean kinetic temperatures
Marcos Faria, Luís Alberto Martins Palhares, Daniela Aguiar Souza, Rogerio Biaggioni Lopes

Open Access 22-01-2022

Screening commercial entomopathogenic fungi for the management of Diaphorina citri populations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA
Justin Wendel, Jonathan Cisneros, Stefan Jaronski, Christopher Vitek, Matthew Ciomperlik, Daniel Flores


Ribosomal ITS sequence-directed selection for endophytic Myrothecium strains antagonistic to Ralstonia solanacearum to control patchouli bacterial wilt
Wenguang Shi, Jiaqi Li, Huaxiong Yao, Jianbin Li, Meiqi Chen, Danting Chen, Yinghao Fu, Huarong Xie, Zujun Deng

Open Access 04-02-2022

The combination of Neosartorya (Aspergillus) fischeri antifungal proteins with rationally designed γ-core peptide derivatives is effective for plant and crop protection
Liliána Tóth, Péter Poór, Attila Ördög, Györgyi Váradi, Attila Farkas, Csaba Papp, Gábor Bende, Gábor K. Tóth, Gábor Rákhely, Florentine Marx, László Galgóczy

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