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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Acceleration of natural mounting process in the silkworm, Bombyx mori l by applying dust formulation of dried eucalyptus leaves

Author(s): Amardev Singh, MT Himantharaj and Khasru Alam
Abstract: The results of the present study revealed the dust formulation prepared and tested to accelerate the mounting efficiency on two silkworm breeds viz., CSR2×CSR4 and PM×CSR2 with three different base (carrier) materials viz., lime, saw dust and Kaolin did not showed much difference when compared to control. The findings of the study showed that percentage of larvae spun the cocoons on the mountages and percentage of good cocoons was improved but it was not found significant. Further, there was no negative effect on single cocoon weight, shell weight and shell percentage.
Pages: 146-149  |  44 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amardev Singh, MT Himantharaj and Khasru Alam. Acceleration of natural mounting process in the silkworm, Bombyx mori l by applying dust formulation of dried eucalyptus leaves. 2020; 9(4S): 146-149.
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