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 4 (2020)

Memorabilia - An Invited Article

Progress of Biological Control Research in India - From CIBC to ICAR-NBAIR: A walk down the memory lane of legacy and the way forward*
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/27124 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 231-240
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Research Articles

Studies on the fruit feeding weevil, Paramecops farinosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Sri Lanka as a prospective weed biological control agent of invasive weed, Calotropis spp.
Wijeweera W. P. S. N., Senaratne K. A. D. W., Dhileepan K.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26472 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 241-250
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Investigation on the bio-efficacy of fungal and bacterial bio-agents against Alternaria alternata inciting little millet leaf blight
Boda Praveen, K. B. Palanna, M. K. Prasanna Kumar, A. Nagaraja
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26352 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 251-257
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Deciphering the network of interconnected pathways of Chaetomium globosum antagonistic related genes against Bipolaris sorokiniana using RNA seq approach
Darshan K., Rashmi Aggarwal, Bishnu Maya Bashyal, M. Haritha Mohan
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26736 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 258-269
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In vitro efficacy of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin against Tetranychus urticae Koch on tuberose
Athisintha S., Manimegalai S., Nithya P. R., Vishnupriya R., Muthulakshmi P.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/24796 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 270-280
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Evaluation of Bio-Intensive Pest Management (BIPM) module in rice var. Swarna at Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Jayalaxmi Ganguli, Rashmi Gauraha, Priyanka Nagdev, Jharna Chaturvedani
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26377 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 281-287
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Management of white grub, Holotrichia consanguinea (Blanchard) using biocontrol agents in sugarcane in coastal Andhra Pradesh
Ramanujam B., Visalakshi M., Jagadeesh Patil, Poornesha B.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/26389 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 288-297
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Behaviour of Orius insidiosus Say (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) towards its prey, Thrips palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Kennedy Paul, Ayub Khan
DOI: 10.18311//jbc/2020/22691 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 298-302
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Record of coccinellid predator, Hyperaspis maindroni Sicard (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on invasive cassava mealybug, Phenacoccus manihoti Matile-Ferrero (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
Kolla Sreedevi, Veena N. V., Sunil Joshi, Mohan M., M. Sampath Kumar, Mahendiran G., Venkatesan T., Shylesha A. N.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/27123 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 303-307
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Research Notes

Predatory potential of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant on mealybugs and aphids
S. R. Surwase, Shetgar S. S., Timke S. H.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/15537 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 308-311
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Patel R. C.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2020/27125 ,  Vol 34, No 4 (2020), Pagination: 312-313
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