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  1. Phlebotomine sand flies are of biological importance because of their role as vectors of several pathogens. Morphological identification faces challenges to separate related species; therefore, the study of im...

    Authors: Yokomi N. Lozano-Sardaneta, Herón Huerta, Berenit Mendoza-Garfias and Atilano Contreras-Ramos
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2024 85:13
  2. Savanna ecosystems support a diversity of biota and are influenced by vegetation and edaphic characteristics, shaping resident communities. This study was carried out at Mlawula nature reserve, a protected sav...

    Authors: Zodwa Madonsela and Cebisile N. Magagula
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2024 85:5
  3. Mosquitoes cause a variety of health problems in humans and pets. So, the control of mosquito larvae is one of the best ways to avoid health problems arising from diseases transmitted by these insects. There a...

    Authors: Doaa Shehata Mohamed, Nawal A. Al-Fuhaid, Ahmed Abdou O. Abeed and Ahmed M. A. Ibrahim
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:29
  4. Plastic's remarkable durability presents a significant challenge for our planet, leading to widespread environmental damage. However, some organisms, such as Galleria mellonella larvae, have shown a unique capabi...

    Authors: Abeer Elmekawy, Mohamed Elshehaby, Samy Saber and Tahany Ayaad
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:27
  5. Coccinella septempunctata (L.) is an important predator in fighting against aphids on edible crops and vegetables. However, to establish a successful mass-rearing technique, it is crucial to determine the optimal...

    Authors: Sohail Abbas, Muneer Abbas, Aleena Alam, Xiao Feng, Ali Raza, Muhammad Shakeel, Weibo Qin, Xiao Han and Rizhao Chen
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:26
  6. Coffee bean weevil (Araecerus fasciculatus DeGeer) (Coleoptera: Anthribidae) infestation is a major challenge affecting processed, dried, and stored foods globally. However, the growth performance of this insect ...

    Authors: Joy Oluwafunke Adeoti, Olaniyi Charles Ogungbite, Olufemi Samson Salami and Olusola Olasumbo Odeyemi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:20
  7. This study investigates the potential of black soldier fly (BSF) larvae to recycle agricultural waste into larval biomass for chicken feed, and was carried out at the University of Dschang, Cameroon in 2020. F...

    Authors: Daniel Dzepe, Hervé Mube Kuietche, Ornela Magatsing, Félix Meutchieye, Paulin Nana, Timoléon Tchuinkam and Rousseau Djouaka
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:18
  8. The lesser grain borer Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) is a cosmopolitan insect pest of stored cereal grains. In this study, the fine morphology of antennae, maxillary and labial palpi as wel...

    Authors: Mervat A. Seada and Amal M. Hamza
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:14
  9. The ability of honeybees to survive and sustain honey production depends on their ability to adapt to their environment. This study evaluated the seasonal fluctuations of antioxidant activities and biochemical...

    Authors: Julius Akolawole Bamidele, Adewumi Babatunde Idowu, Kehinde Olutoyin Ademolu, Adedoyin Adebola Osipitan and Samson Adisa Rahman
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:11
  10. The present study deals with the butterfly diversity in Soraipung Range of Dehing Patkai National Park. The site was chosen on the basis that it lies in between Eastern Himalaya and Indo-Burma which is acclaim...

    Authors: Renu Gogoi, Abhijit Chetry and Anubhav Bhuyan
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2023 84:6
  11. Tomato yellow leaf curl disease (TYLCD), which is caused by the genus Begomovirus, is basically transmitted by the vector whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (B. tabaci). It remains a destructive disease of tomato across th...

    Authors: Kanta Kumar Lobin, Vishal Chandr Jaunky and Nawsheen Taleb-Hossenkhan
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:57
  12. Insects are known to be important sources of food and bioproducts, and companies around the world are currently offering goods and services based on their production and use. Colombia is one of the richest cou...

    Authors: María Susana Pérez-Grisales and Sandra I. Uribe Soto
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:56
  13. Because of its ability to absorb UV radiation and possess catalytic, antibacterial, and semiconducting properties, zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) are increasingly being used in consumer goods. Because nano...

    Authors: Ata Eskin and Zahide Ulya Nurullahoğlu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:54
  14. The war against malaria in Africa especially Sub-Saharan Africa seems to be unending despite all efforts being invested on it for some decades. Mosquitoes have remained key transmitters of malaria. This study ...

    Authors: Ogonna C. Ani, Esther Ama and Emmanuel Ikechukwu Nnamonu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:51
  15. There is an increasing demand for biological agents for integrated pest management programs, requiring a constant supply of insects in terms of quantity and quality. In this context, the development of insect-...

    Authors: Bruno Aguiar Maset, Clarice Garcia Borges Demetrio, Luís Anselmo Lopes, Maria de Lourdes Zamboni Costa, Victor Wilson Botteon and Thiago de Araújo Mastrangelo
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:48
  16. Family Libellulidae is one of the largest families of suborder Anisoptera (Odonata) including 1035 species of 144 genera throughout the world. Libellulids are distributed all around the globe, while some are c...

    Authors: Gurinder Kaur Walia and Hardeep Singh
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:47
  17. Dysdercus koenigii Fabricius is a polyphagous agricultural pest of paramount importance. Farnesol is a plant-derived open-chain aliphatic sesquiterpenoid alcohol. It is an intermediate in the metabolic pathway of...

    Authors: Shailendra Kumar, Mohd Shazad, Sunil Kayesth and Kamal Kumar Gupta
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:44
  18. This review documents the hard tick species that have been reported in Nigeria, their distribution, pathogens transmitted and disease they cause in Nigeria; the literature review considered studies that were c...

    Authors: Stephen Kyari, Matthew Ogwiji, Olanrewaju Eyitayo Igah, Ochuko Orakpogheno and Khadijat Abidemi Gasaliyu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:42
  19. Culex mosquitoes are involved in the transmission of arboviral diseases worldwide. Bio-ecology and identification of mosquitoes are of paramount importance to develop species-specific vector control strategies. G...

    Authors: Deepika Panda and Tapan Kumar Barik
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:41
  20. Since sand flies are insects of medical importance and most of its sensilla were found on the antennae, the present investigation was designed to characterize the ultrastructure of the antennae of males and fe...

    Authors: Bahira M. El Sawaf, Maha M. Ahmed, Amina M. Faragallah, Janette M. Georgi and Hala A. Kassem
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:40
  21. Dengue and chikungunya are two mosquito-borne viruses transmitted by the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, and are responsible for great public health concerns in India. The present study tested the effect of Daphnia magn...

    Authors: Ankita Thakur and Devinder Kaur Kocher
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:36
  22. A lot of factors contribute to the breeding of Anopheles mosquitoes, especially vectors of malaria parasites. This indirectly contributes to the transmission of these parasites. The physicochemical parameters ass...

    Authors: Adebayo Victor Akeju, Titus Adeniyi Olusi and Iyabo Adepeju Simon-Oke
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:34
  23. The study was focused on identifying the pathogenic potential of native entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) viz., Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch.) and Lecanicillium longisporum (Zimm.) against adult tea mosquito bug (TM...

    Authors: Nagaraj Santhana Bharathi, Pannerselvam Mahendran, Krishnaswamy Sujatha, Shanmugam Ashokraj and Thattante Parambil Rabeesh
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:33
  24. Choosing an appropriate strategy for mosquito vector control in an eco-climatic facies requires knowledge on vector ecology including population dynamics of species and productivity of the breeding sites. The ...

    Authors: Joel Djoufounna, Marie Paul Audrey Mayi, Roland Bamou, Laura Gilberine Ningahi, Falone Ornela Magatsing, Borel Djiappi-Tchamen, Landre Djamouko-Djonkam, Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio and Timoléon Tchuinkam
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:30
  25. The land cover changes in the form of deforestation are known for their impact on enhancing Anopheline life-history traits. In most cases, these traits depend on environmental parameters such as temperature and l...

    Authors: Bahati Nampelah, Paulo S. Chisulumi, Revocatus Yohana, Winifrida Kidima and Eliningaya J. Kweka
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:27
  26. The increasing world population has made researchers to explore and validate alternate food sources for the future; in that regard, due to the attractive nutritive profile, edible insects ensure the food and f...

    Authors: Venugopal Lokeshkumar, B. A. Daniel, J. Jayanthi and M. G. Ragunathan
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:26
  27. Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum L. (Solanales: Solanaceae) is the second most important vegetable crop in Egypt and is infested with many insect pests. The cotton leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) causes seve...

    Authors: Sara M. I. Abd El-Kareem, Marwa M. M. El-Sabagh and Atef Ali El-Banna
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:23
  28. In the present study, the comparative toxicity of three different acaricides (abamectin, chlorfenapyr, and pyridaben) in technical and formulated forms was assessed on the eggs and adult females of a susceptib...

    Authors: Mohamed E. I. Badawy, Mostafa S. Mahmoud and Marium M. Khattab
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:22
  29. The holy water, Zamzam has many benefits to the human body. Therefore, the present study aims to clear new use of Zamzam water that it can be used as pesticide. In this study, Zamzam water was tested as pestic...

    Authors: Ghada E. Abd-Allah
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:21
  30. Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) is a widely used oil seed crop throughout the world but its productivity is extremely low due to use of low yielding cultivars as well as biotic stress for the major pest Spilosoma obl...

    Authors: Nayan Roy
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:19
  31. Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) is one of the most principally important legume crops in Ethiopia. Its production is mainly constrained by insect pests. Dissemination of updated information on its status and addres...

    Authors: Tarekegn Fite and Tadele Tefera
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:11
  32. The greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), is the major devastating insect pest of beekeeping industry all over the world; however their larvae were valuable to be the most favorable...

    Authors: Hend O. Mohamed and Abdulraouf Amro
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2022 83:10
  33. Vector-borne diseases are mostly transmitted by mosquitoes. Therefore, these mosquitoes constitute a socio-economic scourge. Due to the resistance of mosquitoes to synthetic chemical insecticides and the pollu...

    Authors: Modo Marc, Bakwo Fils Eric Moïse, Tatsimo Ndendoung Simplice Joël and Tamesse Joseph Lebel
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:64
  34. Organophosphates and Pyrethroids are the most widely used pesticides worldwide and are known to have significant toxicity on the nervous system of the target pest. Assessment for combined toxicity of Organopho...

    Authors: Nishi Pandya, Bhumi Thakkar, Parth Pandya and Pragna Parikh
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:60
  35. Leopard moth, Zeuzera pyrina L., is a key pest of walnut trees in arid and dry areas. It severely damages walnut tree gardens with limitations on irrigation water in the growing season. This study was conducted t...

    Authors: Alireza Mokhtaryan, Aziz Sheikhigarjan, Abbas Arbab, Ali Mohammadipour and Hoda Ardestanirostami
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:55
  36. Indiscriminate use of synthetic acaricides in the management of veterinary parasites has led to environmental pollution, acaricidal resistance and their residues in the animal products. These problems are dire...

    Authors: Vijay Kishore, Neha Loach, C. N. Srivastava and Lalit Mohan
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:53
  37. Allatotropin, a neuropeptide found in several invertebrates indirectly regulates vitellogenesis by stimulating juvenile hormone biosynthesis by the corpora allata. Here, we cloned and expressed the gene encodi...

    Authors: R. Mamtha, Tannavi Kiran, B. S. Chaitra, Saraswathi Saraswathi, R. Sowrabha, Karthik V. Rao and D. Manjulakumari
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:44
  38. Medicinal plant extracts used in folk medicine seem to be crucial since those are generally accepted by people without worrying about the toxicity. In our present study, we have compared the neuroprotective ro...

    Authors: G. K. Pratap, Danagoudar Ananda, Chandrashekhar G. Joshi and Manjula Shantaram
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:43
  39. There is one queen in each honey bee, Apis mellifera L., colony under normal conditions. This queen performs egg laying and pheromonal control in the colony. All genetic characteristics of bee workers and drones ...

    Authors: Hossam F. Abou-Shaara, Nuru Adgaba and Ahmad A. Al-Ghamdi
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:37
  40. In some localities of the Mediterranean coast and the Nile land region, the gall midge Schizomyia buboniae Frauenfeld, 1859 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) induce small barrel-shaped galls on the stem of Deverra tortuos...

    Authors: Mohamed Kamel, Ahmed S. Bream, Mohamed M. Moursy and Sanad H. Ragab
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:27
  41. The uses of botanical pesticides in pest management are currently on remarkable increase due to their efficacy, biodegradability, environment-friendly, and availability. Ethanol extracts of three spices (Piper gu...

    Authors: Juliana Amaka Ugwu, Olajumoke Yemisi Alabi and Olawale Julius Aluko
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:26
  42. The use of X-ray irradiation in the control of the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) infesting stored maize was tested at 60, 70 and 80 KeV as part of the international conc...

    Authors: Sobifagha Princess Bell-Gam, Luke Chinaru Nwosu, Kayode David Ileke and Uwaoma Otuodichinma Aguwa
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:25
  43. Iroko gall bug, Phytolyma fusca Walker, is a major insect pest of Milicia excelsa (Iroko) seedling hampering its propagation in West Africa. Milicia excelsa is an indigenous forest timber tree in the tropical rai...

    Authors: Juliana Amaka Ugwu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:24
  44. More than 20,000 species in the superfamily Apoidea have been identified worldwide. This superfamily includes the most important group of insect pollinators that contribute to the integrity of ecosystems.

    Authors: Mohamed A. Shebl, Faten Ben Abdelkader, Leila Bendifallah, Karima Benachour, Ali A. Bataw, Emsaed M. Bufliga, Mohamed A. Osman and Soliman M. Kamel
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:18
  45. Domestic mites are a primary source of allergens indoors all over the world. Extracts of mite allergens are important for diagnosing and treating mites allergy. The effective cultivation processes play a criti...

    Authors: A. M. Ammar, E. A. El Zayyat, A. E. Khayyal and N. A. Elleboudy
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:15
  46. Land use can exert a strong influence on the abundance, diversity, and community composition of soil macro-fauna. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of four land use types on the abundance and di...

    Authors: Belayneh Bufebo, Eyasu Elias and Emana Getu
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:11
  47. Rice is the agricultural commodity with the third highest worldwide production and losses in rice storage due to insect pests may drastically affect the food availability for a large number of people. One of i...

    Authors: Sekar Kanmani, Lokesh Kumar, Rajasingh Raveen, Samuel Tennyson, Subramanian Arivoli and Manickkam Jayakumar
    Citation: The Journal of Basic and Applied Zoology 2021 82:10