Studies on Natural Food Plants of Fagara Silkwrom Attacus Atlas from Western Ghats of Maharashtra
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014

Studies on Natural Food Plants of Fagara Silkwrom Attacus Atlas from Western Ghats of Maharashtra

Kavane R. P.

Fagara silkworm Attacus atlas, a wild silkworm is not reared in laboratory.in spite of rich diversity of host food plants of atlas silkworm and conducive climate for rearing this worm, very little attention is paid from western Maharashtra. Therefore, boosting the atlas culture business, biodiversity of host food plants of Attacus atlas have been studied in all, 12 species of host food plants have been reported from Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The important species refers to Xylocarpus granatum, Terminalia arjuna, Lagerstroemia indica, Lagerstroemia parviflora, Ocimum sp., ficus carica, Sapium insegine, Vangueria Spinosa, Carica papaya, Psidium guajava, Cinnamomum verum, Mangifera indica, etc.

Keywords: Fagara silkworm, Attacus atlas, food plants, Western Ghats, sericulture

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014

Pages: 1165 - 1166

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Kavane R. P., "Studies on Natural Food Plants of Fagara Silkwrom Attacus Atlas from Western Ghats of Maharashtra", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=OCT14361, Volume 3 Issue 10, October 2014, 1165 - 1166

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