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Less is More: Treatment with BTH and Laminarin Reduces Herbivore-Induced Volatile Emissions in Maize but Increases Parasitoid Attraction
Chemical plant strengtheners find increasing use in agriculture to enhance resistance against pathogens. In an earlier study, it was found that treatment with one such resistance elicitor, BTHExpand
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Development, consumption rates and reproductive biology of Orius albidipennis reared on various prey
The predatory bug Orius albidipennis (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) has tremendous potential as a biological control agent, especially in its native range around the Mediterranean Basin and EastExpand
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Life history traits of Blaptostethus pallescens (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae), a candidate for use in augmentative biological control in Egypt
Blaptostethus pallescens Poppius (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) is an abundant native predator in mango orchards and other cropping systems in Egypt. To determine suitable mass-rearing conditions for thisExpand
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Tomato treatment with chemical inducers reduces the performance of Spodoptera littoralis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
The evolving understanding of plant signaling pathways has promoted the possibility of using chemical inducers as an effective tactic for crop protection. In this study, under greenhouse conditions,Expand
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The efficacy of the egg-egg parasitoid Trichogramma evanescens (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) and certain bioinsec- ticides (e.g., Neemix, Virotecto, Agerin, Dipel 2x and Spinosad) for controllingExpand
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Effect of different temperature regimes on the biology, reproduction and predation of Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).
The effect of different temperature regimes (15, 20, 25 and 30 °C) on the predation rates, immature development and adult stage of Hippodamia variegata (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) was studiedExpand
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The Effect of some Insecticides on Two Entomopathogenic Nematodes and Evaluation of Its Virulence on the Greater Wax Moth Galleria mellonella
The toxicity effect of five insecticides (Dipel 2x, Radiant, Proclaim, Aphox and Coragen) on two species of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) (Heterorhabditis bacteriophora BA1 and SteinernemaExpand
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Influence of some Insecticides on the Biological Attributes of Orius albidipennis (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)
Effect of direct application of five bioand conventional insecticides Dipel2x, Radiant, Proclaim, Aphox and Coragen) at three different concentrations on the biological attributes of immature (1, 3Expand
Susceptibility of Four Trichogrammatid Parasitoids to some Bio-rational Insecticides Used to Control Tomato Leaf Miner Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae)
Laboratory bioassays were performed to evaluate the susceptibility of four species of trichogrammatid egg parasitoids to the toxicity of five bio-rational insecticides used widely to control tomatoExpand