Category Archives: Microbiology

Pathogenic Bacteria from Diseased Silkworm (Bombyx mori L.)

 Isolation and Characterization of Pathogenic Bacteria from Diseased Silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) and Antibacterial Activities of Different Plant Extracts

 

About 34 to 40 percent of total crop in a year has been reported to be loss due to diseases because of the occurrence of four major diseases namely pebrine (Protozoan disease), flacherie (bacterial disease), grasserie (Viral disease) and muscardine (Fungal disease). Flacherie is known to be caused the assembly of various pathogenic bacteria in silkworms and are commonly known as bacterial flacherie. Continue reading Pathogenic Bacteria from Diseased Silkworm (Bombyx mori L.)