Journal of Biological Control

Journal of Biological Control

Publisher: Informatics Publishing Limited and Society for Biocontrol Advancement
Editor: Dr. R. Rangeshwaran
Online ISSN: 2230-7281, Print ISSN: 0971-930X
Frequency: Quarterly


The Journal of Biological Control published Quarterly, is an exclusive journal in India devoted to the science of Biological control. The journal publishes original research articles on all aspects relating to biological control of pests (insect pests, mites, pathogens, vertebrates and weeds) of crop plants and animal diseases. The editorial board comprises of a Chief Editor, two Associate editors and skilled team of 14 editorial board members, who are eminent scientists and scholars of repute. Annually around 100-125 articles are published. The articles are screened by referees (both national and international) who are of repute in their own field. The journal has been published without interruption for the past 22 years and is up to date with the latest issue being the September 2010( Volume 24, issue 3). The journal has been abstracted in Review of Agricultural Entomology, Biocontrol News and Information, CABPest CD. Under MOU with CABI Biosciences the journal is published online through the CABI portal. The society receives matching grant from ICAR towards the cost of publication for the Journal of Biological Control.

Table of Contents

Vol 35, No 1 (2021)

Research Articles

Optimum density of Eocanthecona furcellata (Wolff) (Hemiptera:Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) to be considered for mass production under laboratory conditions
A. Sravika, A. N. Shylesha, K. S. Jagadish, T. M. Shivalingaswamy, N. Nagaraju, M. S. Sheshshayee
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/26613 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 1-5
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Bioefficacy and mass culturing of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda:Heterorhabditidae) on cabbage butterfly, Pieris brassicae (Lepidoptera:Pieridae) in temperate region of Kashmir, Indi
M. A. Mantoo, F. A. Zaki, Rasi Jan
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/23101 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 6-11
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Field evaluation of biopesticides against whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in tomato
M. S. Abhishek, B. C. Hanumanthaswamy, T. Venkatesan, K. Selvaraj
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/26480 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 12-18
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Virulence and recovery of a cold tolerant Kashmir isolate of EPN, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (SKUASTK-EPN-Hr 01) with respect to white grub, Heteronychus sp. in Srinagar (J and K)
M. Ayoob Mantoo, Farooq Ahmad Zaki, Rasi Jan
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/23102 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 19-24
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In-vivo production of a Kashmir isolate of EPN, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (SKUASTK-EPN-Hr 01) on test insect hosts from Srinagar (J&K)
M. A. Mantoo, F. A. Zaki, Rasi Jan
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/2310 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 25-29
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Research Notes

Comparative studies on biology of Chelonus blackburni (Cameron) (Hymenoptera:Braconidae) on Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) and Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) under laboratory conditions
S. L. Debbarma, I. A. Ghonmode, U. B. Hole, S. A. More, Y. B. Phadatare
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/23837 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 30-32
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Evaluation of Metarhizium (Nomuraea) rileyi (Farlow) Samson isolates against Spodoptera litura F. under in vitro conditions
Y. Peeru Saheb, K. Manjula, K. Devaki, R. Sarada Jaya Lakshmi, B. Ravindra Reddy, N. C. Venkateswarlu
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/26885 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 33-36
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Ovicidal action of different fungal pathogens against two spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Koch) under laboratory conditions
S. Saranya, K. Ramaraju, S. Jeyarani
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/27410 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 37-40
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Performance of Trichogramma chilonis under different rearing temperatures
Amol Waghmare, Niraj S. Satpute, S. K. Bhalkare, P. N. Mane
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/23776 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 41-43
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Biological control of rose aphid (Macrosiphum rosae) using coccinellid beetle (Coccinella septempunctata) under field conditions in Gujranwala, Pakistan
K. Zamir Rasib, M. Razzaq
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/26307 ,  Vol 35, No 1 (2021), Pagination: 44-47
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