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Table 4 Effect of Mulberry leaves, Black seed and Basil leaves extracts as disinfectants on silk filament characters of infected Silkworm, B. mori larvae with B. bassiana

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

ExtractsConc.aSilk Length
(m)
Silk weight
(g)
Silk size
(dn)
Mulberry Leaves3%1153.00a0.225a1.755a
2%1103.75a0.223a1.823a
1%993.750a0.203a1.840a
Black seed3%1286.40a0.290a2.070a
2%1158.45a0.253a1.963a
1%1012.25da0.240a2.138a
Basil Leaves3%1106.40a0.315a2.550a
2%1085.00a0.275a2.273a
1%958.40a0.280a2.430a
B. bassiana infected control691.50a0.160a2.080a
Control1089.50a0.318a2.627a
F value26.0287.8045.491
LSD0.0598.20.050.34
P ≥ 0.050.0000**0.000**0.000**
  1. a The tested concentrations of plant extracts (%)
  2. ** denote highly significant differences at 0.05, 0.01 levels of probability