American Journal of Zoology

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Evaluation of Ethiopian Entomopathogenic Fungi Isolates Against the Two-Spotted Spider Mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch on Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum L.

    Gelana Keno, Belay Habtegebriel, Ferdu Azerefegne

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 11-19
    Received: 22 March 2022
    Accepted: 21 April 2022
    Published: 28 April 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20220502.11
    Abstract: Two spotted spidermite (TSSM), Tetranychus urticae (Koch, 1836) is economically important in greenhouse grown tomato in Ethiopia. This study entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) such as Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschnikoff, 1883) and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo, 1912) isolates evaluated for the management of the two spotted spider mites under both laborato... Show More
  • The First Report of an Unusual Freshwater Crayfish (Astacus leptodactylus) in Aras Dam of Iran - A Case Study

    Masoud Seidgar, Saber Shiri, Ali Nekouiefard, Ali Reza Valipour, Feriedun Mohebbi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: 29 March 2022
    Accepted: 3 May 2022
    Published: 12 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20220502.12
    Abstract: Aras is one of the largest rivers in northwest Iran and Caspian sea basin. Aras dam reservoir with max capacity = 1350 × 106 m3, max area = 153 km2, mean depth = 20 m and height = 36 m was established on this river in 1972. It is one of the most important inland water fish stocks and aquaculture resources in Iran. More than 700 people working on tw... Show More