1st Edition

Introduction to Non-Mulberry Silkworms




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ISBN 9781032053998
May 25, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
258 Pages 105 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book will serve as a valuable source of information on the aspects of history, current scenario, non-mulberry cultivation, pruning, pests and diseases of eri, tasar and muga, silkworm rearing, pests and diseases of non-mulberry silkworm, processing of cocoon etc. This book can be used as resource material and practical guide for the students of agriculture, horticulture and sericulture.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Vanya Sericulture 2. Distribution of Non-mulberry Silkworms in India 3. Voltinism in Non-mulberry Silkworms – Diapause – Methods to Overcome 4. Types of Non-mulberry Silkworms 5. Eri Silkworm Food Plants Cultivation and Management  6. Pests of Castor and their Management 7. Pests of Tapioca and their Management 8. Pest of Papaya and their Management 9. Diseases of Castor and their Management 10. Disease of Tapioca and Papaya and their Management 11. Grainage Techniques in Eri Egg Production 12. Biology of Eri Silkworm 13. Eri Silkworms – Biodiversity – Distribution 14. Early Age Rearing of Eri Silkworm 15. Late Age Rearing of Eri Silkworm 16. Eri Silkworm Rearing Management 17. Processing of Eri Cocoons 18. Pests and Diseases of Eri Silkworm (Samia Ricini) 19. Diseases of Eri Silkworm and their Management 20. Management of Pest and Diseases of Eri Silkworm 21. Food Plants of Tasar Silkworm and Management 22. Host Plant of Terminalia Pests and Diseases and their Management 23. Grainage Techniques in Tasar Egg Production 24. Tasar Silkworms – Biodiversity – Distribution and Eco Races of Temperate and Tropical Tasar 25. Biology of Tasar Silkworm  26. Voltinism of Tasar Silkworm 27. Chawki Rearing Methods of Tasar Silkworm 28. Late Age Rearing Methods of Tasar Silkworm 29. Processing of Tasar Cocoons 30. Diseases of Tasar Silkworm and their Management 31. Muga Silkworms – Biodiversity – Distribution 32. Food Plants of Muga Silkworm and Management 33. Diseases of Muga Food Plant Som and their Management 34. Diseases of Muga Food Plant Soalu and their Management 35. Muga Silkworm Rearing Technology 36. Grainage Techniques in Muga Egg Production 37. Morphology of Muga Silkworm 38. Rearing of Muga Silkworm, Antheraea Assamensis 39. Processing of Muga Cocoons 40. Pests and Diseases of Muga Silkworm and their Management

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Author(s)

Biography

D. Elumalai, Adhiyamaan College of Agricultural Research, Tamil Nadu, India
P. Mohan raj, Forest College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu, India
R. Ramamoorthy, Forest College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu, India
C. Mohan,  Adhiyamaan College of Agricultural Research, Tamil Nadu, India
B. Poovizhiraja, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tamil Nadu, India