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 3 (2021)

Research Articles

Evaluation of rice associated Bacillus spp. against sheath blight and bacterial blight of rice
M. Surendran, Anet K. Thomas, Nimmy Jose, A. K. Ambily
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28034 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 130-136
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In planta colonisation of Beauveria bassiana in cotton plant and its effect against insect pests
M. Amutha
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28489 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 137-145
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Efficacy of formulation of nematode antagonistic bacterium, Pasteuria penetrans (Thorne) Sayre and Starr, 1985 against ischolar_main-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita
Srishalini S., Swarnakumari N., Jothi G., Thiribhuvanamala G.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28604 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 146-152
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Isolation and in vitro studies on indigenous fungi against ischolar_main-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita
Nithya Dharshini K., Jothi G., Swarnakumari N., L. Rajendran
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28554 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 153-160
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Diversity and population dynamics of predatory fauna in the brinjal ecosystem under IPM and non-IPM situations
Gokulapriya G., Chandrasekaran M., Indhumathi K., Soundararajan R. P., Yasodha P.
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28638 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 161-170
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Characterisation of native Bacillus thuringiensis isolates toxicity to fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith)
M. Maheesha, V. Balasubramani, M. Murugan, M. Raveendran, G. Rajadurai, T. Tamilnayagan, E. Kokiladevi, N. Sathiah
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28812 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 171-180
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Natural occurrence of entomopathogenic fungus, Aschersonia aleyrodis on citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri (Ashmead) in Kinnow mandarin in Punjab, India
Sandeep Singh, Bonam Ramanujam, Rajwinder Kaur Sandhu, A. Kandan, B. Poornesha, Rupa Kundu
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/29506 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 181-186
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Evaluation of gliotoxin phytotoxicity and gliotoxin producing Trichoderma virens for the suppression of damping off of tomato
R. Jayalakshmi, G. Sobanbabu, R. Oviya, S. T. Mehetre, R. Kannan, M. Paramasivam, V. P. Santhanakrishnan, K. K. Kumar, M. Theradimani, V. Ramamoorthy
DOI: 10.18311//jbc/2021/27794 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 187-195
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Bio-efficacy of different biocontrol agents against shoot and fruit borer, Earias vittella (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in okra
N. B. Patel, B. L. Raghunandan, N. M. Patel, G. Sivakumar
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/29112 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 196-204
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Research Notes

Beauveria bassiana as an effective IPM component against cotton stem weevil Pempherulus affinis Faust
G. Priyatharsini, K. Premalatha, S. V. Krishnamoorthy, N. Sathiah, K. Senguttuvan
DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2021/28731 ,  Vol 35, No 3 (2021), Pagination: 205-208
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