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EFFECTS OF FOOD FROM MULBERRY TREATED WITH UREA N ON LARVAL DEVELOPMENT AND COCOON WEIGHT OF SILKWORM BOMBYX MORI L.

 Rashid Mahmood, Muhammad Tahir Jan and Muhammad Idrees Khan

Central Cotton Research Institute, Multan.

 Abstract: Silkworm larvae fed on leaves, from mulberry (Morus laevigata L.) tree, given soil treatment with 0.2%N concentration, consumed significant more food, gained more weight and produced heavier cocoons, as compared to those fed on leaves from trees treated with 0.1%N, 0.3%N, 0.4 %N concentrations.

Keywords: Morus laevigata L., Nitrogen, Bombyx mori L., Food consumption, Larval weight, Cocoon weight.