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Table 3 Post cocoon parameters determined in Cricula trifenestrata cocoon

From: Probing the potentiality of the defoliator Cricula trifenestrata Helfer silk: a revisit

S. no Post cocoon parameters assessed Results in gm/%
1. No. of cocoon 145
2. Total Cocoon weight 105 gm
3. Total shell weight 15.5 gm
4. Total pupal weight 89.5 gm
5. Single cocoon weight 0.72 gm
6. Single shell weight 0.106 gm
7. Single pupal weight 0.617 gm
8. Silk ratio% 14.76%
9. Shell weight after degumming 14.5 gm
10. Spun yarn weight 9.8 gm
11. Waste weight 4.7 gm
12. Silk recovery% 67.59%
13. Waste% 32.41%