Field trial of two promising castor genotypes for Eri Silkwom, Samia ricini (Donovan) rearing

Abstract :

A study was made to evaluate promising genotype of castor for eri silkworm, Samia ricini (Donovan) rearing. Finally, two accessions Acc.003 and Acc 004 showed an average of 344.70 g and 334.50 g of leaf biomass/plant respectively and the yield was stable in three conjugative years. Howe ever to study its performance in different geographical zones the field trial was conducted in four locations Mangaldoi, Lakhimpur, Kokrajhar and Diphu of Assam in the North East Region of India. In the field study both the varieties showed conformity with institute’s result

Keyword :

Castor, Eri silkworm, locations, field trial

Author(s) : Sarmah, M. C., Basumatary, B. K., Saikia, S., Das, G., Khanikar, D.
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Published Issue : 2013 Vol. 8 Number 1

2013 Vol. 8 Number 1