Biological Control

(The H4-Index of Biological Control is 30. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Trichoderma as biocontrol agent against pests: New uses for a mycoparasite109
Bacillus species as potential biocontrol agents against citrus diseases74
Biological potential of Bacillus subtilis V26 for the control of Fusarium wilt and tuber dry rot on potato caused by Fusarium species and the promotion of plant growth57
Bacillus subtilis L1-21 as a biocontrol agent for postharvest gray mold of tomato caused by Botrytis cinerea53
Natural mortality of invasive fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in maize agroecosystems of northeast India49
Antifungal activity of lipopeptides from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens MG3 against Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in loquat fruits48
One stone; two birds: concurrent pest control and pollination services provided by aphidophagous hoverflies47
The ecology of predatory hoverflies as ecosystem-service providers in agricultural systems46
A new species of Trichoderma and gliotoxin role: A new observation in enhancing biocontrol potential of T. virens against Phytophthora capsici on chili pepper46
A novel endophytic strain of Lactobacillus plantarum CM-3 with antagonistic activity against Botrytis cinerea on strawberry fruit44
Successful biocontrol of major postharvest and soil-borne plant pathogenic fungi by antagonistic yeasts42
Volatile organic compounds of Metarhizium brunneum influence the efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes in insect control42
Endophytic bacilli from medicinal-aromatic perennial Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum L.) modulate plant growth promotion and induced systemic resistance against Rhizoctonia solani in rice (Oryza sativa41
Non-target effects of essential oil-based biopesticides for crop protection: Impact on natural enemies, pollinators, and soil invertebrates41
Parasitism and predation of sentinel eggs of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in the southeastern US41
Trichoderma harzianum induces resistance to root-knot nematodes by increasing secondary metabolite synthesis and defense-related enzyme activity in Solanum lycopersicum L39
Antifungal activity of probiotic Lactobacillus strains isolated from natural fermented green olives and their application as food bio-preservative39
Biocontrol efficacy of Bacillus siamensis LZ88 against brown spot disease of tobacco caused by Alternaria alternata37
Field efficacy of two atoxigenic biocontrol products for mitigation of aflatoxin contamination in maize and groundnut in Ghana37
Bacteriophages as promising agents for the biological control of Moko disease (Ralstonia solanacearum) of banana37
Biocontrol potential of native Trichoderma spp. against anthracnose of great millet (Sorghum bicolour L.) from Tarai and hill regions of India35
Biocontrol mechanisms of Trichoderma harzianum ITEM 3636 against peanut brown root rot caused by Fusarium solani RC 38634
Evaluation of the biocontrol potential of Bacillus sp. WB against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. niveum34
Entomopathogenic fungi in Southeast Asia and Africa and their possible adoption in biological control33
Biocontrol potential of endophytic Bacillus velezensis strain QSE-21 against postharvest grey mould of fruit33
Biological control of Phytophthora blight and growth promotion in sweet pepper by Bacillus species32
Volatiles of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium brunneum, attract and kill plant parasitic nematodes32
Management of blue mold (Penicillium italicum) on mandarin fruit with a combination of the yeast, Meyerozyma guilliermondii and an alginate oligosaccharide31
Volatile organic compounds produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens ZX as potential biological fumigants against gray mold on postharvest grapes31
Density dependent mortality, climate, and Argentine ants affect population dynamics of an invasive citrus pest, Diaphorina citri, and its specialist parasitoid, Tamarixia radiata, in Southern Californ30
Biological control of banana wilt disease caused by Fusarium oxyspoum f. sp. Cubense using Streptomyces sp. H430
Effects of a maize root pest and fungal pathogen on entomopathogenic fungal rhizosphere colonization, endophytism and induction of plant hormones30