Research Article | Volume: 2, Issue: 2, March-April, 2014

Efficacy of sodium hypochlorite in controlling viral and bacterial diseases in muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer.

N. Ibotombi SinghDulal GoswamiMushtaq Ahmed and K. Giridhar   

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Published:  Apr 27, 2014

DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2014.2203

The incidence of the viral and bacterial diseases viz. flacherie and grasserie caused large mortality to the muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer thereby affected the cocoon silk production. It was observed that the application of 0.01 % of NaOCl to the silkworms at larval instars, reduced the mortality due to bacterial and viral diseases quite significantly (P

Keyword:     Antheraea assamensis Helfersodium hypochloritevirosisbacteriosis.


N. Ibotombi Singh, Dulal Goswami, Mushtaq Ahmed and K. Giridhar. Efficacy of Sodium Hypochlorite in Controlling Viral and Bacterial Diseases in Muga Silkworm, Antheraea Assamensis Helfer. J App Biol Biotech. 2014; 2 (02): 012-015.

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