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The Proceedings of the Biological control of sucking pests held  on 26-27th May 2006 at Bangalore has been edited and published as a special issue of Journal of Biological Control, Bangalore. The book is priced at Rs 500 + postage. However for the current members the book will be supplied at a concessional fee of Rs 350+ Rs 70 towards packing and forwarding charges.  Kindly book your copy by sending the advance drafts to the Secretary, SBA, Bangalore.
 

CONTENTS OF JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL VOLUME 21 SPECIAL ISSUE
Research status and scope for biological control of sucking pests in India: A case study of thrips. S. SITHANANTHAM, R. VARATHARAJAN, CHANDISH R BALLAL, AND P. N. GANGA VISALAKSHY.                                                                               1
 Microbial control of sucking pests using entomopahtogenic fungi. R. J. RABINDRA and B. RAMANAUJAM                                                                          21
Entomopathogenic fungi for the control of economically importatn whiteflies. B. VASANTHARAJ DAVID and P. SELVARAJ                                                                                 29
Parasitization of aphids on cauliflower seed crop in relation to their population uild up in midhills of Himachal Pradesh. P. R. GUPTA, S. MALHOTRA A and A.K. VARMA.                                                                                        37
Tobacco cultivar and tobacco type mediated effects on the incidence of aphid parasitoid, Aphidius sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) and predator Cheilomenes sexmaculata (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).  S. GUNNESWARA RAO, J. V. PRASAD, P. VENKATESWARALU, K. SIVARAJAU, SP. SINGH AND P. K. NAIK.                                                                                             45
Feeding potential of different species of syrphid larva on Aphis fabae Scopoli infesting Solanum nigrum in mid hills of Himachal Pradesh. A. SOOD, K. S. KAPOOR, J. . VERMA, K. C. SHARMA and  M. SOOD                                                          51
Role of tall growing millet crops in the biological suppression of aphid, Myzus nicotianae Blackman on bidi tobacco. G.M. V. PRASADA RAO, P. VENKATESWARLU, K. RAJU and  M. SIVARAMAKRISHNA                                                               55
Survey study of sucking pests of sandalwood (Santalum album Linn.) and their natural enemies and seasonal fluctuation of Cardiacoccus bivalvata and its parasitoids. O. K. RAMADEVI, Y. B. SRINIVASA and  RAJA MUTHUKRISHNAN                                                                59
Coccinellids and Chrysopids as native predators os sucking pests in relation to rainfed cotton production system. S. VENNILA, V. K. BIRADAR and     P.R. PANCHBHAI       65
Feeding preference of anthocorid predators for parasitized and unparasitized eggs of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainon) and Helicoverpa armigera (Hubener). TRIPTI GUPTA and CHANDISH R. BALLAL.                                                          73 
Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) to kairomones- acid hydrolyzed/ oxidised L- tryptophan and its
breakdown products. N. BAKTHAVATSALAM
and P. L. TANDON.                                                                 79
Population of predators associated wih leafhopper in sunflower. H. BASAPPA                                                       85
Effect of chemical defence on fitness of ladbird predators, Cheilomenes sexmaculata (Fabricius).
B. K. AGARWALA and  P. J. BHOWMIK                           89
Evaluation of the functional and numerical responses of Cheilomenes sexmaculata (Fabricius), a potential biocontrol agentof bean aphids. R. K. LOKESHWARI, P. BAIJAYA, T. K. SINGH and B. K. AGARWALA.                                           97
Seasonal abundance and feeding potential of Harmonia dmidiata (Fabricius) in relation to key sucking pest of oak. M.  SHARMILA DEVI, P. BIJAYA, B. K. AGARWALA and T. K. SINGH.                                                                                   101
Comparative prey consumption and searching efficiency of Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus on two important tea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) and Aphis craccivora Koch. T. SHANTIBALA, O. HEMACHANDRA and T. K. SINGH.                                                                               107
Overwintering, emergence patterm, sex raio and mating strategy of Aphelinuus mali (Haldeman), an endoparasitoid oft he wooly apple aphid . P. R. GUPTA, ANIL SOOD and S. P. VERMA.                                                                                   113
Growth, development and feeding potential of grubs of Chilocorus infernalis Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on the San Jose scale, Quardraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock). P. R. GUPTA and INDERJIT SINGH.                                119
Prey-Predator relations with reference to tea aphid, Toxoptera aurantii (Boyer de Fonscolombe) and syrphid predators. DHANPATI DEVI and R. VARATHARAJAN                   125
Field efficacy of Australian lady bird beetle, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant in the suppression of striped mealybug Ferrisia virgata (Cockerell) on tuberose. M. MANI and A.KRISHNAMOORTHY.                                                      129
Impact of entomopathogenic fungus, Verticillium lecanii (Zimmerman) Viegas on natural enemies of cabbagae aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae (Linnaeus) and other beneficial insects. ALI DERAKHSHAN SA, R. J. RABINDRA and B. RAMANUJAM.                                                                    133
A simplified technique for mass mulitiplication of Micromus igorotus Banks (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) on sugacane wolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehtner. M. VIDYA, S. LINGAPPA, R. K. PATIL and G. K. RAMEGOWDA.   141
Parasitoids and effect of weather factors on their parasitism on babul whitefly, Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Hemiptera: Aleyroddae) infestng Prosopis juliflora in Indian arid zone. V. P PANDEY, R. SUNDARARAJ, and
S. I. AHMED.                                                                          149
Preliminary investigations on bicontrol of sucking pests of okra by plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. K. S. JAGADEESH, D. N. DHANALAXMI and
C.P. MALLAPUR                                                                  153 
Biocontrol potential of Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on major homopteran pests of rapeseed. Y. BILASHNI, T. K. SINGH and RADHAKISHORE SINGH.                                                                                   157
Biocontrol poential of Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) on Melanaphis sacchari (Zehtner) and Uroleucon compositae (Theobald). R. H. PATIL and S.P. HALLOLLI.              163
Host range, biology and feeding potential of brown lacewing, Micromus igorotus Banks. M. VIDYA, S. LINGAPPA, R.K.PATIL  and G.K.RAMEGOWDA.                                                     167
Laboratory and field evaluation of some entompathogenic fungi against sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Homoptera: Aphididae). G. K. RAMEGOWDA, M. VIDYA, R. K. PATIL, M. S. PUTTANNRAVAR and S. LINGAPPA.                                                                             173
Feeding ptential of Ischidon scutellaris (F.) (Diptera: Syrphidae) on green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Homoptera: Aphididae). SHARANABASAPPA, K. A. KULKARNI, C. P. MALLAPUR, K.P. GUNDANNAVAR and D. N. KAMBREKAR                                                                         177
Effect of entomofungal pathogens on sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner and its predator. R. NIRMALA, S. I. HARLAPUR, B. RAMANUJAM, R. J. RABINDRA and N. S. RAO                                                                          179
Susceptibility oof two spotted red spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae) to entomofungal pathogens. S. K. GHOSH, T. H. M. SHIVAPRAKASH and KHADER KHAN                                                                      183
Identification of fungal pathogens of the spidermites, Tetranychus neocaledonicus Andre and Tetranychus urticae Koch from natural associations and through articial inoculations. P SREERAMA KUMAR                             187
Predatory efficiency  and biology of two species of anthocorid bugs feeding on Megalurothrips distalis (Karny) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) . W. SANGEETHA DEVI, O. D. SINGH and R. VARATHARAJAN                                    193
Acarotoxicity of Hirsulettla thomsponii Fisher exudate wth reference to the two- potted spider mite, Tetranychus uticae Koch. P. SREERAMA KUMAR and LEENA SINGH        203
Recommendations                                                                 209
 
 
 
              
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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