A. Host Plant Maintenance:

• Exclusive chawki garden for young age rearing under nylon net.

• Usage of chawki net of size 40’x30’x10’ which covers 70 plants in 4x4 spacing.

• Application of rogar (0.09%) and chemical fertilizers (@ 34 grams nitrogen, 46 grams phosphorus and 12 grams potash) in chawki garden.

• Application of organic manure @ 1.5 kg per plant and chemical fertilizers @ 100:50:50 NPK kgs/hac./year in two split doses.

• Spraying of 1.5% Urea solution on foliage of natural plantation to improve quality of leaf.

• Adoption of rain water harvesting and in situ conservation system to improve plant growth and yield.


B. Silkworm Rearing:

• Maintenance of crop schedule.

• Proper disinfection of rearing field with the recommended package of practices.

• Rearing of young age larvae on succulent leaves of food plants and protection of young age larvae from various hazards like pest/predators and strong rain and wind etc. by rearing under net.

• Proper transfer of chawki and late age worms.

• Proper care during moult and spinning.

• Management of silkworm diseases through body disinfection with Lime and Bleaching powder (97:3) dusting & Lime and Bleaching powder (9:1) in the rearing field and spraying of hypochlorite and Jeevan Sudha .

• Proper care while transportation of seed cocoons from field to grainage house.


C. Seed Production:

• Procurement of seed cocoons from departmental rearings and adopted rearers as per quality standers.

• Proper disinfection of grainage building with recommended disinfectants.

• Proper care during preservation period.

• Maintenance of temperature and humidity during preservation period.

• Mother moth examination during grainage period to prepare disease free layings (dfls).

• Egg collection, washing and surface sterilization to ensure quality dfls.

• Egg drying, storing and packing.

• Egg transportation using transportation basket during cool hours of the day.


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Name: Abc | On 2015-06-05

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