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Table 1 Effect of Mulberry leaves, Black seeds and Basil leaves extracts as disinfectants on some biological and cocoon characters of infected Silkworm, B. mori larvae with B. thuringiensis

From: Controlling of bacterial and fungal diseases that contaminating mulberry silkworm, Bombyx mori by using some plant extracts

ExtractsConc.aLarval weight (g)Larval Mortality %Pupal weight (g)Cocoon weight (g)Cocoon shell wt. (g)Silk ratio %
Mulberry Leaves3%3.736a16.0a1.061.382 a0.318a23.13a
2%3.563a16.0a1.0821.362a0.322a23.57a
1%3.785a16.0a1.0361.408a0.288a23.53a
Black seed3%4.059a12.0a1.0921.336a0.342a25.56a
2%4.036a10.0a1.0521.394a0.338a24.26a
1%3.75a12.66a1.1561.404a0.342a24.42a
Basil Leaves3%4.032a10.0a1.2661.642a0.354a21.56a
2%4.084a12.0a1.1141.428a0.342a23.94a
1%3.932a14.0a0.9401.244a0.296a23.81a
B. thuringiensis control3.008a26.0a0.9541.216a0.26a21.38a
Control3.769a0.66a1.1161.348a0.332a24.66a
F11.43540.1413.11415.6062.8881.878
LSD0.050.2543.0640.1430.0760.0483.43
P ≥ 0.050.000**0.000**.0031**0.000**0.0054 **0.0665*
  1. aThe tested concentrations of plant extracts (%)
  2. *,** denote significant and highly significant differences at 0.05, 0.01 levels of probability