Rearing of bivoltine polyhybrid silkworms (bombyx mori L.) in Serdang, Malaysia

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Loke Wai Hong

Abstract

In a rearing with 3 bivoltine polyhybrids namely Cansiglio, Grappa and Piave, results obtained showed that bivoltine polyhybrids can be successfully reared to produce cocoons under lowland ambient conditions. Performance, cocoon weight, filament length and filament title differed between polyhybrids but these are not significantly different. With improved rearing Cocoons produced were to encouraging quality and projected yields of 17-23 kilograms were obtained.

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