Plant Protection Division

  1. Ahmad, N. and Manzoor-ul-Haq, 1980.  Studies on the incidence of Atherigona soccata (Rond.) on maize intercropped with sorghum. Pak.Entomologist, 2:17- 20.
  2. Qureshi, Z. A., A. R.  Bughio, Q. H. Siddiqui and N. Ahmad, 1984. Seasonal population fluctuation of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saund.) (Lep., Gelechiidae) as monitored by gossyplure. Z. ang. Ent., 98: 43-46.
  3. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and A. R. Bughio, 1985. Efficacy of gossyplure for the control of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saund.) (Lep., Gelechiidae). Z. ang. Ent., 100: 476-479.
  4. Qureshi, Z. A. and N. Ahmad, 1987. Evaluation of attracticide for the control of pink bollworm. Pakistan J. Sci. Ind. Res., 30: 380-381.
  5. Qureshi, Z. A., M. D. Arif, N. Ahmad and Najeebullah, 1988. Control of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) by mating disruption technique. Pakistan J. Sci. Ind. Res., 31: 711-713.
  6. Qureshi, Z. A., M. D. Arif  and N. Ahmad, 1989. Feasibility studies on F1 sterility for the control of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders). Proc. FAO/IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. held at Beijing, China, 22-26 May, 1989, pp. 1-8.
  7. Qureshi, Z. A., M. D. Arif  and N. Ahmad, 1989. Feasibility studies on F1 sterility for the control of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders). Proc. FAO/IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. held at Beijing, China, 22-26 May, 1989, pp. 1-8.
  8. Qureshi, Z. A. and  N. Ahmad, 1989. Evaluation of different dispensers for monitoring pink bollworm moth population. Proc. Pakistan Congr. Zool., 7:  77-81.
  9. Qureshi, Z. A. and N. Ahmad, 1989. Efficacy of combined sex pheromones for the control of three major bollworms of cotton. J. Appl. Ent., 108: 386-389.
  10. Qureshi, Z. A. and N. Ahmad, 1991. Monitoring seasonal population fluctuation of spotted and spiny bollworms by synthetic sex pheromones and its relationship to boll infestation in cotton. J. Appl. Ent., 112: 171-175.
  11. Qureshi, Z. A. and N. Ahmad, 1991. Sex pheromones as a strategy to control pink  and spotted bollworms of cotton in Sindh. The Pakistan Cotton, 35:  129-144.
  12. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and T. Hussain, 1992. Pheromone trap catches of pink bollworm as influenced by crop phenology and climatic factors. Proc. Pakistan Congr. Zool.,  12: 43-48.
  13. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and T. Hussain, 1993. Rearing and gamma radiation effects on mature pupae of pink bollworm and their F1 progeny. IAEA Panel Proc. Ser., Proc. Final Res. Coord. Mtg. on Radiation Induced F1 Sterility in Lepidoptera for area-wide Control, Phoenix, Az., 9-13 September1991, pp. 57- 71.
  14. Qureshi, Z. A., T. Hussain and N. Ahmad, 1993. Evaluation of F1 sterility technique for population suppression of pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders). In Proc. Intern. Symp. Management of Pests: Nuclear and related molecular & genetic techniques, Vienna, Austria October, 19-23, 1992, pp. 371-377.
  15. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and T. Hussain, 1993. Effectiveness of gossyplure in controlling pink bollworm at different infestation levels in cotton field. Pakistan J. Zool.,          25: 347-349.
  16. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and T. Hussain, 1993. Pheromone trap catches as a mean to predict damage by pink bollworm larvae in cotton. Crop Prot., 2: 597-600.
  17. Abro,G.H, S.M.M.Shah Rashdi and T,Syed, 1994. Sub-lethal effects of cypermethrin and chlorofluezuron on the biology of Spodoptera litura (F.). Proc. 14th Pakistan Congress of Zoology, 14: 113-118
  18. Ahmad, N., T. Hussain and Z. A. Qureshi, 1995. Quality assessment of laboratory reared pink bollworm. Pro. Pakistan Congr. Zool., 15: 283-287.
  19. Ahmad, N., L. Lang and J. Hendrichs, 1995. Mechanical separation at different pupal ages of dimorphic Ceratitis capitata (Weid.) sexes. Pakistan J. Zool., 27: 265-268.
  20. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad, T. Hussain and S. S. Ali, 1995. Effects of gamma irradiation on adults of pink bollworm and their Fprogeny. Pakistan J. Zool., 27: 21-25.
  21. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and T.  Hussain, 1995. Quality assessment and field behaviour of laboratory reared vs native pink bollworm and the effects of gamma radiation on adults and their F1 progeny. Proc. Ist. FAO/IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. on “Evaluation of population suppression by irradiated Lepidoptera and their Progeny” Jakarta, Indonesia 24-28 April 1995, pp. 52-74.
  22. Qureshi, Z. A., N. Ahmad and T. Hussain, 1995. Effect of environmental factors on the release rate of pheromone formulation. Proc. Pakistan Congr. Zool., 14: 361-364.
  23. Ahmad, N., M. Ashraf and T. Hussain, 1996. Appraisal of pink bollworm rearing economics, field behaviour and possibilities of augmenting egg parasitoid for population suppression of cotton bollworms. Proc. 2nd FAO/IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. on “Evaluation of population suppression by irradiated Lepidoptera and their progeny” Vienna, Austria, 02-06 September 1996, pp. 1-17.
  24. Ahmad, N., T.Hussain and M. Ashraf, 1997.    Behaviour of irradiated and native pink bollworm moths in the cotton field. Pakistan J. Zool., 29: 311-314.
  25. Ahmad, N., M. Ashraf, T. Hussain, B. Fatima and Nasrullah, 1996.   Significance of pheromones and parasites for the control of cotton bollworms. Pakistan J. Zool., 28: 355-357.
  26. Sarwar, M., M. Ashfaq, and M. Aslam, 1998. Two new species of genus Histiostoma from Pakistan (Acari:  Histiostomatidae). Pakistan Entomologist, 20 (1-2): 1-10.
  27. Aslam, M. and N. Suleman, 1998.  Biology of Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) under laboratory conditions.  Pak. J. of Biol. Sciences 2, 199-200.
  28. Ahmad, N., M. Ashraf, B. Fatima and Nasrullah, 1998. Potential of Trichogramma chilonis to parasitize eggs of pink, spotted and spiny bollworms of cotton. Pakistan J. Zool., 30: 39-40.
  29. Ashfaq, M., M. Sarwar, and M. Aslam, 1998. Taxonomic studies on hypopi of genus Acotyledon Oudemans from Pakistan. Pakistan Entomologist, 20 (1-2): 66-74.
  30. Ashfaq, M., M. Sarwar, and A. Pervez, 1998. A description of two new species (hypopi) of the genus Acotyledon (Acariformes: Acaridae) from Pakistan. Russian Journal of Acarology, Acarina, 6 (1-2): 51-57.
  31. Ashfaq, M. and M. Sarwar, 1999. A new species (hypopus) of the genus Lackerbaueria Zakhvatkin (Acarina: Acaridae) from Pakistan. Russian Journal of Acarology, Acarina, 7 (1): 53-56.
  32. Ashraf, M., B. Fatima, T. Hussain and N. Ahmad, 1999.  Biological Control:  An essential component of IPM programme for sugarcane borers. Proc. Symposium on biological control in the tropics. MARDI Training Centre, Serdang, Slanger, Malaysia, 18-19 March 1999, pp. 38-42.
  33. Ashraf, M., N. Ahmad and B. Fatima, 1999. Strategies to control cotton bollworms through ecofriendly techniques. Pakistan J. Zool., 31: 339-341.
  34. Ashfaq, M., M. Sarwar, and S. Akbar, 1999. Two new species (hypopus) of the genus Glyphanoetus Oudemans (Acari: Histiostomatidae). Journal of Acarological Society of Japan, 8 (1): 21-26.
  35. Ashfaq, M. and M. Sarwar, 1999. Three new hypopi of genus Acotyledon Oudemans (Acarina: Acaridae) from Pakistan. Pakistan Entomologist, 21 (1-2): 3-14.
  36. Sarwar, M., 2000. New mite (hypopus) from central Punjab (Pakistan) in the family Acaridae (Acari: Astigmata). Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 43 (6): 374-377.
  37. Ashfaq, M., M. Sarwar, and A. Ali, 2000. Two new mite species (hypopi) of the genus Histiostoma (Acari: Histiostomatidae) from Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 37 (1-2): 33-40
  38. Suleman, N., S., M. Aslam and A. Riaz, 2000.  Evaluation of resistance in some wheat cultivars to Sitophilus oryzae Linnaeus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under laboratory conditions. Pak. J. of Biol. Sconces 3, 1029-1032.
  39. Aslam, M., N. Suleman, A. Riaz, A. Rehman and Q. Zia,  2000.  Insect pests found on Helianthus annuus Linnaeus (Compositae) in the Potohar Region of Pakistan.  Pak. J. of Biol. Sciences 3, 963-964.
  40. Riaz, A., M. Aslam and N. Suleman, 2000.  Evaluation of resistance in different chickpea strains to Callosobruchus chinensis (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) under laboratory conditions. Pak. J. of Biol. Sciences 3, 1033-1036.
  41. Sarwar, M., 2001. Forcellinia tumulus, A new species in Pakistan belonging to the family Acaridae (Acari.). Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 44 (1): 33-37.
  42. Ahmad, N., J. Hendrichs and M. Ashraf, 2000. Significance of Recycled Diet for Medfly Production. Pakistan J. Zool., 32: 186-188.
  43. Ashraf, M., B. Fatima and N. Ahmad, 2000. Use of Nuclear Techniques for Colonization and Production of Egg and Larval Parasitoids of Sugarcane Borers. Proc. 1st. FAO/IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. on “Evaluating the Use of Nuclear Techniques for the Colonization and Production of Natural Enemies of Agricultural Insect Pests” Vienna, Austria, 18-22 October 1999, pp. 74-84.
  44. Ahmad, N., M. Ashraf  and B. Fatima, 2001. Integration of Mating Disruption Technique and Parasitoids for the Management of Cotton Bollworms. Pakistan J. Zool.,     33: 57- 60.
  45. Ashfaq, M. and M. Sarwar, 2001. Description of two new species (hypopus) of the genus Copronomoia Mahunka (Acari: Histiostomatidae) from Pakistan. Russian Journal of Acarology, Acarina, 9 (1): 125-130.
  46. Ashraf, M., B. Fatima and N. Ahmad, 2001. Development of Parasitoid rearing systems to enhance augmentative releases for the management of sugarcane borers. Proc. 2nd FAO/IAEA Coord. Mtg. on “Evaluating the use of nuclear techniques for the colonization and production of natural enemies of agricultural insect pests”, held at Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, 18-22 June 2001, pp. 1-13.
  47. Siddiqui, Q. H. and M. Sarwar, 2002.  Pre- and post harvest losses in wheat. Pakistan and Gulf Economist, XXI (6): 30-32.
  48. Ashraf, M., Q.H. Siddiqui, N. Ahmad and B. Fatima, 2002. Application of biocontrol technology for sustainable pest management. Proc. National Workshop on Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture held at NIAB, Faisalabad w.e.f. 24-26 September, 2001, pp 183-188.
  49. Siddiqui,Q.H., N. Ahmad, S.M.M. Rashdi, 2002. Evaluation of female attractants to improve the efficiency of peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) management programme. Proc. 2nd. FAO/IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. on “Development of improved atractants and their integration into fruit fly SIT management programmes” Stellenbosch, South Africa, 29 April – 03 May 2002, pp. 190-197.
  50. Sarwar, M. and M. Ashfaq, 2002. Contribution towards the taxonomic study on the mite (Hypopus) of the genus Histiostoma Oudemans (Acarina: Histiostomatidae) of Pakistan. Balochistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 3 (2) 25-35.
  51. Ahmad, N., M. Ashraf, T. Hussain and B. Fatima,  2002. Integration of pheromones and biological control for the management of cotton bollworms in Pakistan. IAEA-TECDOC-1283: 81-84.
  52. Ahmad, N., M. Ashraf, T. Hussain and Z. A. Qureshi, 2002. Feasibility of integrating radiation induced F1 sterility and biological control for population suppression of the pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella, in Pakistan. IAEA-TECDOC-1283: 69-79.
  53. Rajput, A. A., M. Sarwar, M. Bux and M. Tofique, 2003. Evaluation of synthetic and some plant origin insecticides against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on chickpea. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 6 (5): 496-499.
  54. Fatima, B., M. Ashraf, N. Ahmad and N. Suleman, 2002. Mass production of Trichogramma chilonis: An economical and advanced technique. Proc. Brighton Crop Protection Conference-Pests & Diseases, Brighton, U.K. pp, 311-316.
  55. Fatima, B., N. Ahmad, M. Ashraf and N. Suleman, 2002.  Augmentation of parasitoids in conjunction with pheromones to manage the cotton bollworms. Proc. Brighton Crop Protection Conference- Pests & Diseases, Brighton, U.K. pp. 189-194.
  56. Ahmad, N., I. H. Dasti, S. M. Shah, N. Khoro and R. Memon, 2003.  Mewan je makh Ja Nuksan ain Bachaio. Monthly Zarae Dost, Karachi. Volume No. 5 August 2003.
  57. Ahmad, N., B. Fatima, G. Z. Khan, Nasrullah and A. Salam, 2003.  Field management of insect pests of cotton through augmentation of parasitoids and predators. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 2(7): 563-565.
  58. Siddiqui, Q. H., N. Ahmad, S. M. M. S. Rashdi and S. Niazi,  2003.  Effect of time of the day and trap height on the catches of peach/guava fruit flies, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) through male annihilation technique. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 2:228-232.
  59. Ahmad, N., Nasrullah and A. Salam,  2003. Monitoring the pheromonal activity of irradiated and normal female pink bollworm in cotton field. Pakistan J. Zoology, 35: 283-285.
  60. Ahmad, N., S, M. M. S. Rashdi and A. A. Rajput,  2003.  Efficacy of plant growth regulators to manage the insect pests of cotton. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 2(7): 544-547.
  61. Ahmad, N., B. Fatima, N. Khoro, I. H. Dasti, M. M. S. Rashdi and Q. A. Somroo,  2004. Kamand jai nuksankar jeetan ge hayatiati zaboto. Monthly Sindh Zarat, Karachi, June 2004.
  62. Ahmad, N., B.Fatima and Khan, G.Z. 2004. Application of pheromones in conjunction with parasitoids for the management of cotton bollworms. Proc. National Executive Symposium on Technologies Developedfor Commercialization Challenges & Opportunities, NIFA, Peshawar, pp. 54-157.
  63. Sarwar, M., 2004. Stored grain and stored product mites from Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. Pakistan & Gulf Economists, Vol. XXIII, No. 10, R. No. SS-189: 30-31.
  64. Sarwar, M., 2004. Concept of integrated insect pests management. Pakistan & Gulf Economists, Vol. XXIII, No. 46 & 47, R. No. SS-189: 39-41.
  65. Sarwar, M., 2004. How to control Insects of Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea) using an integrated strategy. Economic Review- 10, XXXV (3-4): 14-17.
  66. Sattar, M., M. Sarwar, G. M. Rahoo, S. N. H. Rizvi, and M. U. Sher. 2004. Population Development of Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on Some Cucurbit Crops. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 36 (4): 261-265.
  67. Sarwar, M., 2004. Some observations on the management of turnip insect pests. Economic Review- 11/12, XXXV (4): 48-50.
  68. Ahmad, N., M. M. S. Rashdi and Q. H. siddiqui, 2004. Evaluation of Different Chemicals Alone or in Combinations to Attract the Females of B. zonata.. Proc. 3rd Research Coordination Meeting on “Development of improved attractants and their integration into fruit fly SIT management programmes” held at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America from 11 – 15 May 2004, pp. 249 – 258.

Sarwar, M. and M. Ashfaq, 2004. Two new Caloglyphus Berlese mites (Astigmata: Acaridae) recorded in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 47 (6): 455-461.

  1. Sarwar, M., 2005. Insect pests management stratagem for carrot production. Economic Review- 4, XXXVI (4): 28-30.
  2. Sarwar, M., 2005. Improving insets controlling on radish crop. Economic Review- 4, XXXVI (4): 31-33.
  3. Ahmad, N., M. M. S. Rashdi, N. H. Khuro and Q. A.   Soomro, 2005. Evaluation of chemicals for the development of female attracting system of peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata  (Saunders). Proc. 4th IAEA Res. Coord. Mtg. on “Development of improved attractants and their integration into fruit fly SIT management programmes” from 05 – 10 May 2005, Vienna, Austria. (IAEA-TECDOC in press).

Fatima, B., N. Ahmad, M. Bux, R. M. Memon And M. Sattar , 2005. Use of gamma radiation for the economical production of an egg parasitoid, Trichogramma chiloni (shii). Proc. FAO/IAEA Intr. Conf. Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: Integrating the Sterile Insect and Related Techniques, 9 – 13 May 2005, IAEA – CN – 131 pp. 349-350.

  1. Fatima, B., N. Ahmad, M. Bux, R. M. Memon and M. Sattar , 2005. Use of Nuclear Techniques for economical production of parasitoids and their application for area-wide control of sugarcane borers. IAEA-TECDOC (in press)
  2. Sarwar, M., M. Ashfaq and S. Akbar. 2005. Numerical Taxonomy of Two New Mite Species of the Genus Caloglyphus Berlese (Acaridae) from Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 48 (5): 345-353.
  3. Ahmad, N., M. S. Wagan, B. Fatima and G. Z. Khan, 2005. Significance and cost benefit of using pheromone in conjunction with parasitoids for the management of cotton bollworms. Pakistan J. Zool., 37: 43-47.
  4. Ahmad, N. B. fatima G. Z Khan and M. Bux, 2005. Kapas kay kerron ka moassar hal, hayatiaty treeqa insdad, kam kharach-barpoor padawar. NIA, Tando Jam pp.1-8.
  5. Ahmad, N. M. S. Wagan, B. Fatima, G. Z. Khan, 2005. Integration of Behavioural and Biological Control for the Management of Cotton Insect Pests: Significance and Cost Benefits. Proc. FAO/IAEA Intr. Conf. Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: Integrating the Sterile Insect and Related Techniques, 9 – 13 May 2005, IAEA – CN – 131 pp. 145-146.
  6. Sattar, M., M. Sarwar and G. Hussain. 2005. Impact of pH, Nitrogen and Protein Contents in Some Cucurbits on the Population Build-Up of Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 37 (4): 275-279.
  7. Sarwar, M. 2006. Occurrence of Insect Pests on Guava (Psidium guajava) Tree. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 38 (3): 197- 200.
  8. Sarwar, M. 2006. Incidence of Insect Pests on Ber (Zizyphus jujube) Tree. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 38 (4): 261- 263.
  9. Deeba, F., M. Sarwar and R. D. Khuhro. 2006. Varietal Susceptibility of Mungbean Genotypes to Pulse Beetle, Callosobruchus analis (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 38 (4): 265- 268.
  10. Sarwar, M. 2006. Management of Guava (Psidium guajava) Orchard against Insect Pests. Economic Review-8/9, XXXVIII: 28-30.
  11. Sarwar, M. and M. Ashfaq. 2006. Systematic of one new species of the genus Glyphanoetus Oudemans (Acari: Histiostomatidae) found in Pakistan. Acarologia (France), XLVI, 1-2: 111-114.
  12. Sarwar, M. and M. Ashfaq. 2006. A new mite pest (Acarina: Acaridae) detected from stored commodity in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Acarologia (France), XLVI, 1-2: 115-120.
  13. Sarwar, M. and M. Tofique 2006. Resistance variability within gram seeds of different genotypes against the intrusion of cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus analis L. (Bruchidae: Coleoptera). Pakistan Journal of Seed Technology, 1 (8 & 9): 27-34.
  14. Sarwar, M. and M. Sattar. 2007. Varietals assessment of different wheat varieties for their resistance response to khapra beetle Trogoderma granarium. Pakistan Journal of Seed Technology, 1 (10): 1-7.
  15. Fatima, B., N. Ahmad, Moula Bux and R. Muhammad, 2007. Efficacy of different artificial larval diets on the development of Chrysoperla carnea (Stephen). Proceedings 41st Annual Convention, Pakistan Society of Sugarcane Technology, held at Rawalpindi from 21 – 22 August 2006. PP. 285.
  16. Sattar, M., B. Fatima, N. Ahmad and G. H. Abro, 2007. Development of larval artificial diet of Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Pakistan J. Zool., 39(2): 103 -107.
  17. Ahmad, N., S. M. M. S. Rashdi and N. Khoro, 2007. Development of female attracting system for Bactrocera zonata (saunders)” Proc. IAEA Final Res. Coord. Mtg. on “Development of improved attractants and their integration into fruit fly SIT management programmes” 05 – 10 May 2005, Vienna, Austria IAEA-TECDOC. 1574: 189-193.
  18. Sarwar, M. 2008. Plant spacing – a non polluting tool for aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) management in canola, Brassica napus. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 27 (2): 13-22.
  19.  Sarwar, M. 2008. Laboratory studies on different wheat genotypes for their resistance against Khapra Beetle Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). Pakistan Journal of Seed Technology, 2 (11 & 12): 46-53.
  20. Raja, S., N. Suleman and S.G.A. Compton. 2008.  Why do fig wasps pollinate female figs? Symbiosis. 45, 25-28.
  21. Raja, S., N. Suleman, S.G.A. Compton and J. C. Moore. 2008. The mechanism of sex ratio adjustment in a pollination fig wasp. Proc. R. Soc. B. 275, 1603-1610. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2008.0136
  22.  Ali, A., M. Sarwar, S. Khanzada and G. H. Abro. 2009. Reaction of Certain Wheat Varieties to the Action of Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera) Under Insectary Conditions. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 41 (1): 51-56.
  23.  Sarwar, M., M. Ashfaq and S. Nadeem. 2009. On the identity of new acarid mites in genus Caloglyphus Berlese occurring in Asian expanse (Pakistan) (Acarina: Acaridae). Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 1 (1): 38-47.
  24. Sarwar, M. 2009. Populations’ synchronization of aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) and ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and exploitation of food attractants for predator. Biological Diversity and Conservation (Turkey), 2 (2): 85-89.
  25. Sarwar, M., Kongming, W. and Xuenong Xu. 2009. Evaluation of biological aspects of the predacious mite, Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oudemans) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) due to prey changes using some selected Arthropods. International Journal of Acarology (England), 35 (6): 503-509.
  26. Fatima, B., N. Ahmad, R. M. Memon, M. Bux and Q. Ahmad, 2009. Enhancing biological control of sugarcane shoot borer, Chilo infuscatellus (Lepidoptera: Pyrallidae), through use of radiation to improve laboratory rearing and field augmentation of egg and larval parasitoids. Biocontrol Science and Technology, Vol. 19, S1: 277-290.
  27. Sarwar, M. 2009. Evaluating wheat varieties and genotypes for tolerance to feeding damage caused by Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera:   Tenebrionidae). Pakistan Journal of Seed Technology, 2 (13 & 14): 94-100.
  28. Sarwar, M. and M. Ashfaq. 2010. Description of a new Caloglyphus Berlese Mite (Acari: Acaridae) infesting Pulse in Pakistan. The Nucleus, 47 (1): 61-66.
  29. Sarwar, M. and M. Ashfaq. 2010. Contribution toward the description of a new Caloglyphus Berlese mite (Acarina: Acaridae) from collections in Pakistan. Biological Diversity and Conservation (Turkey), 3 (1): 45-50.
  30. Sarwar, M., Kongming, W., Xuenong Xu and Wang, E. 2010. Evaluations of four mite predators (Acari: Phytosiidae) released for suppression of spider mite infesting protected crop of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). (Accepted) African Journal of Agricultural Research, 5 (17): 1-6, 4 September 2010. ISSN 1991-637X © 2010 Academic Journals.
  31. Sarwar, M. and S. M. Saqib. 2010. Rearing of Predatory Seven Spotted Ladybird Beetle Coccinella   septempunctata L. (Coccinellidae) on Natural and Artificial Diets under Laboratory Conditions. Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 42 (1): 47-51.
  32. Khan, M.H., M. Sarwar, A. Farid and F. Syed. 2010. Compatibility of pyrethroid and different concentrations of neem seed extract on parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis (Ishii) (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) under laboratory conditions. The Nucleus, 47 (4):  327-331.
  33. Sarwar, M., Xuenong Xu and Kongming, W. 2010. Effects of different flours on the biology of the pry Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acarina: Acaridae) and the predator Neoseiulus pseudolongispinosus (Xin, Liang and Ke) (Acari: Phytoseiidae). International Journal of Acarology (England), 36 (5): 363-369.
  34.  Ali, A., M. Sarwar, S. Khanzada and G. H. Abro. 2011. Evaluating Resistance of Wheat Germplasms to Attack by Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera). (Accepted) Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 43 (4): 793-797.
  35. Sarwar, M., Xuenong, Xu., Wang, E. and Kongming, W. 2011.The potential of four mite species (Acari: Phytoseiidae) as predators of sucking pests on protected cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) crop. (Accepted) African Journal of Agricultural Research, 6 (1): 73- 78.



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