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 32, No 3 (2018)

Research Articles

Studies on New Invasive Pest Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its Natural Enemies
A. N. Shylesha, S. K. Jalali, Ankita Gupta, Richa Varshney, T. Venkatesan, Pradeeksha Shetty, Rakshit Ojha, Prabhu C. Ganiger, Omprakash Navik, K. Subaharan, N. Bakthavatsalam, Chandish R. Ballal, A. Raghavendra
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/21707 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 145-151
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Pithy Stems - An Effective and Viable Option to Conserve Sub Social and Solitary Bees and Wasps
U. Amala, Timlapur M. Shivalingaswamy, M. Pratheepa
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/16273 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 152-154
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Impact of Silicon on Sugarcane Leafhopper, Pyrilla perpusilla Walker by Enhancing Parasitism of Epiricania melanoleuca (Fletcher)
V. S. Indhumathi, P. Chandramani, J. Jayaraj, C. Chinniah, P. P. Mahendran, K. Kumutha
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/21489 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 155-159
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Habitat Diversification in the Cultivation of Indian Sandalwood (Santalum album Linn.): An Ideal Option to Conserve Biodiversity and Manage Insect Pests
R. Sundararaj, Rashmi R. Shanbhag, B. Lingappa
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/17931 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 160-164
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Establishment of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metchnikoff) Sorokin as Endophyte in Maize and Sorghum
B. Ramanujam, B. Poornesha
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/21580 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 165-171
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Molecular Detection and Management of Tomato Leaf Curl Virus with Pseudomonas fluorescens and Chitosan
Amit Kumar Yadav, Ramesh Singh Yadav, Prashant Mishra, G. S. Madhu, Abhishek Kumar, Ajay Kumar Mishra
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/21225 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 172-178
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Evaluation of UV Protectants for Wettable Powder Formulation of Native Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) Isolate against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) in the Laboratory
Saroja, Basavaraj Kalmath, M. Bheemanna, A. Prabhuraj
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/21661 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 179-186
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A Study on Five Sampling Methods of Parasitic Hymenopterans in Rice Ecosystem
J. Alfred Daniel, K. Ramaraju, S. Mohan Kumar, P. Jeyaprakash, N. Chitra
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/22104 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 187-192
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Assessment of Nematicidal Properties of Fluorescent Pseudomonads using Peanut Root-Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne arenaria
Prasanna Holajjer, R. Dey, K. K. Pal, K. Chakraborty, G. Harish, M. V. Nataraja, E. Deepak
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/21359 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 193-202
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Biocontrol Potentiality of Beauveria bassiana Balsamo (Vuillemin) against Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) under Controlled Conditions
Ashwinder K. Dhaliwal, Jaspal Kaur, D. S. Brar, Jawala Jindal
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/16055 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 203-208
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Research Notes

Natural Occurrence of Predatory Bugs, Eocanthecona furcellata (Wolff) and Andrallus spinidens (Fabr.) on Spodoptera frugiperd (Smith) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae) in Maize and their Potential in Management of Fall Army Worm
A. N. Shylesha, Achanta Sravika
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/22477 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 209-211
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Relative Safety of Beauveria bassiana (Bb 112) oil formulation to Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant
J. N. Prithiva, N. Ganapathy, S. Jeyarani, K. Ramaraju
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/17684 ,  Vol 32, No 3 (2018), Pagination: 212-214
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