Volume 24, Issue 2, December 2006

Volume 24, Issue 2, December 2006


ECOLOGY AND BIOLOGY

The Effects of Host Plants and Prey Stage on Feeding Behaviour and Feeding time of the Whitefly Predator Serangium parcesetosum Sicard (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). R. Abboud and M. Ahmad (SYRIA).
Variation of Cultural and Morphological Characteristics in Fusarium spp. Causal Agents of Common Root Rot Disease on Wheat in Syria. M. El-Khalifeh, A. El-Ahmed, M. Yabrak and M. Nachit (SYRIA).
Viruses on Watermelon and Melon Crops in Syria: Their Spread, Effect of Grafting by Using Different Rootstocks on Viral Infections, and ZYMV Transmission through Seeds. S. Al-Chaabi, M. J. Mando, F. Ismaeil and W. Ghazaleh (SYRIA).
Presence of Potato virus Y and Potato virus X in Wright Ground Cherry Weed (Physalis wrightii, Gray) in Iraq. M.A. El-Muadhidi and S.A. Habib (IRAQ).
CONTROL
Efficacy of Actara (Thiamethoxam) Insecticide Against Soft Scale Insect Exaeretopus tritici (Williams) with Special Reference of its Effect on the Productivity of Wheat and Barley.S.I. Abdullah and I.J. Al-Jboory (Iraq).
Control of Varroa jacobsoni Oud. by fumigation with natural plant substances. N. Daher-Hjaij and A. Alburaki (SYRIA).
BIOLOGICAL CONTOL
Effect of Root-Knot Nematode Meloidogyne javanica on Germination and Different Ages of Soybean Seedlings Growth and its Interaction with the Fungi Rhizoctonia solani and Macrophomina phaseolina. Z.A. Stephan, H.B. Dawood and A.R. Nasir (IRAQ).
Laboratory Evaluation for Efficacy of two Isolates of Beauveria bassiana on Parasitizing third and forth Instars Larvae of the Cydia pomonella (L.). S.A. Khlaywi, H.F Alrubaei, I.J. Al-Jboory and Sh.A. Al-Tai (IRAQ).
Evaluation of the Efficiency of the Coccinelllid Serangium parcesetosum Sicard (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) for Controlling Bemisia tabaci Genn. (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). R. Aboud, M. Ahmed and N. Abou Kaf (STRIA).
The Predation Efficacy of the Predators Stethorus glivifrons(Muls) and Scolothrips sexmaculatus (Perg.) on Tobacco Whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gen) which Attack Cotton Plants. S.S. Al-Duhawi, A.A. Ali and S.H. Sameer (IRAQ).
PLANT EXTRACTS
Interaction of Horse-mint Leaf Extract with Fungal Antagonists on Some Legume Seed Borne Fungi. A.R.T. Sarhan (IRAQ).
CLASSIFICATION
Study and Suggestion of a Uniform Arabic Nomenclature System of Economic Insects. N.M. Al-Mallah (IRAQ).
NEW PEST AND NATURAL ENEMIES RECORD
SYMPOSIA PAPERS PRESENTED IN THE 9TH ARAB CONGRESS OF PLANT PROTECTION, DAMASCUS, SYRIA, 19-23 NOVEMBER, 2006