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 34, No 3 (2020)

Research Articles

Evaluation of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae isolates against Plutella xylostella (L.) under laboratory conditions
Bathina Poornesha, Bonam Ramanujam
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26131 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 168-172
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Development of capsule formulation of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin
Remya S., Reji Rani O.P.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/24909 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 173-179
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Biocontrol potential of three antagonists against downy mildew of pearl millet caused by Sclerospora graminicol (Sacc.) Schoret
Saini K. K., Mathur A. C., Sharma R. S., Virendra Kumar, Bagri R. K., Vishnu Gautum
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/25991 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 180-184
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Application of bioagents/organic preparations for the management of Eumusae leaf spot disease of French plantain cultivar Nendran (Musa AAB) in Kerala
Milsha George, K. Anita Cherian
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/25206 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 185-192
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Biointensive management of wilt disease of lentil through biocontrol agents and organic amendments
Manju Kumari, Kuldeep Sharma, OM Prakash Sharma
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/25570 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 193-199
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Host factors influencing the parasitism by Nesolynx thymus (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) on housefly, Musca domestica L.
Senthoorraja R., Subaharan K., Ankita Gupta, S. Basavarajappa, Lalitha Y., Bakthavatsalam N., Chandran K. P.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26205 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 200-207
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Performance of Trichogramma chilonis on different host
Trupti Funde, Bhalkare S. K., Undirwade D. B., Satpute N. S.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/25852 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 208-214
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Factors influencing the incidence of basal stem rot and blight disease caused by Sclerotium rolfsii in vegetable cowpea and its management using botanicals
Sri P. T., Sajeena A., Johnson J. M., John J., Radhika N. S.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/25599 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 215-222
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Research Notes

Field potential of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae Nagaraja as an egg parasitiod against pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) in cotton
Mahalakshmi M. S., Prasad N. V. V. S. D.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/25442 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 223-226
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Kin recognition by the adults of a biological control agent, Propylea dissecta (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Ahmad Pervez, Moina Khan
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/24757 ,  Vol 34, No 3 (2020), Pagination: 227-230
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