Silkworm Food Plant Production Technology

Muga food plant production technology

Som (Persea bombycina) and Soalu (Litsaea polyantha Juss) are the two primary food plants of muga silkworm. Both the plants can be propagated through seeds. Seeds from selected healthy plants ensure production of healthy seedlings.

Nursery raising


Seed bed preparation
Seed collection and storage
Seed dressing and sowing
Transplantation of seedlings to poly tubes

Clonal propagation
Plantation in the main field
Crop management practices