Sericulture and Pest Management
T.V. Sathe and A.D. Jadhav
  • ISBN : 9788170352419
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Moriculture. 3. Disinfectants. 4. Seed production (grainage). 5. Rearing of silkworms. 6. Survey of natural enemies of silkworms. 7. Aspects of silkworm parasitoids. 8. Summary. 9. Bibliography. Subject index. Species index. "The book provides National and International status of sericulture and its developments. Various topics deals with moriculture, disinfectants, seed production, silkworm rearing (B. Mori and A. Mylitta), pests and diseases of silkworm, pests and diseases of mulberry and survey and survelliance of silkworm natural enemies. Special emphasis is given on the aspects of parasitoids of silkworms under which information is given on life history, host specificity and life tables and intrinsic rate of increase. The book is must for sericulturist, farmers, students, teachers and researchers related with sericulture, parasitology and pest management.