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53(1) - First Issue of Sericologia during the year 2013

1) Silk Production in Latin American Regions - Constraints & the way forward - J. G. Berdu Jr and M. F. Pereira

2) Ericulture with special reference to rearing and seed technologies - Y.Debaraj, Ravindra Singh, T.K. Biswas and B.B.Bindroo

3) Sustainable design in the bridalwear industry of IZMIR through reuse of local silk fabrics E.O.Adanir, S.Kuleli, O.D. Goknur and A.Kuleli

4) Evaluation of resistance mechanisms of mulberry of mulberry cultivars through component analysis of aecial infection cycle of mulberry red rust (aecidium mori barclay) T.Gonzales Angelina and S. Opina Oscar

5) The tailorability of soft silk fabrics - Jameela Khatoon, T. H. Somashekhar, Arindam Basu and Y. C. Radhalakshmi

6) Impact of legume green mulching on soil physicochemical condition of rain-fed tropical tasar silkworm food-plants fields - R. Manohar Reddy, Ram Kumar, Suresh Rai, B. S. Angadi and V. Sivaprasad

7) Susceptibility of silkworm races to Bombyx Mori nucleopolyhedrovirus - R. Murakami and K. Miyamoto

8) Production of compost from mulberry shoots using ligno-cellulolytic fungi and its impact on growth and yield of mulberry - V. Nishitha Naik, P. M. Pratheesh Kumar, D. D. Sharma, B. R. Dayakar Yadav and S. M. H. Qadri

9) Effect of application of different sources and levels of lime in soil on the leaf yield of rain-red mulberry in the acid red soils of eastern ghat highland zone of Odisha, India - K. M. Purohit, R. N. Datta, B. D. Dash, R. Sahu, B. B. Bindroo and N. K. Das

10) Role of bacteria (Streptococcus Faecalis and Staohylococcus Aureus), viruses and their combined infection in causation of Flacherie under different environmental conditions - T. Selvakumar and R. K. Datta

53(2) - Second Issue of Sericologia during the year 2013

1) Screening and expression profiling of Hal3A, dehydrin, ABC transporter and NHX1 in ten genotypes of mulberry, Morus sp., for abiotic stress tolerance  Manaswini Das, Meenakshi Tetorya, Qazi Mohd. Rizwanul Haq and Paramjit Khurana

2) Possibility of utilizing silkworms for multiplication of Dendrolimus spectabilis cytopolyhedrosisvirus - R. Murakami and K. Miyamoto

3) Effect of lettuce seed oil (lso) on some economic traits and haemolymph protein profile of the mulberry silkworm, bombyx mori L. - Rima Shahin, G. Gadelhak, Souad M. Mahmoud, E. I. El-Agamy, and M. Idriss

4) Scanning electron microscopic studies on the mouth Parts of silkworm, bombyx mori L. Developed on Artificial diet - Jula S. Nair, S.Nirmal Kumar, K.Sashindran Nair and A.M.Babu

5) Assessment of genetic diversity among different genotypes of Terminalia Arjuna and T. tomentosa – R. Kumar, Gargi, Alpana Anupam and B. C. Prasad

6) Impact of pupal weight on realised fecundity and rearing performance of M.Con.4 (BOMBYX MORI L.) – S.Chanda, L. M. Saha, N. K. Das and B. B. Bindroo

7) Effectiveness of compost prepared from seri residue enriched with beneficial and antagonistic microbes on management of root rot disease in mulberry – D. D. Sharma, V. R. Mala, N. B. Chowdary and S. M. H. Qadri 

8) Comparative performance of mulberry and tasar silk waste processing in mill spinning – Kariyappa, Y. C. Radhalakshmi, K. P. Shivakumar and T. H. Somashekhar

9) Identification of new double hybrid of the mulberry silkworm, tolerant to nuclear polyhedrosis virus (BmNPV) – T. S. Sowmyashree, B. Nataraju and S. M. H. Qadri

10) Secondary mineral nutrient combination improves yield with quality in tasar crops – U. S. P. Sinha, S. Das, M. K. Sinha and B. C. Prasad

53(3&4) - Third & Fourth issues of Sericologia during the year 2013

Review Paper

1) Value addition to silkworm raising by exploring off-stream avenues - K. Vijayan, K. Sashindran Nair, P. Jayarama Raju, A. Tikader and B. Saratchandra

Technical Paper

2) Efficiency of enrichment of fertility and regulation of soil acidity on growth and yield of mulberry - H. S. Homidy

Research Papers

3) Oxidative stress indices in the larva and pupa of wild tasar silkmoth, Antheraea paphia Linn G. C. Patra, N. Mohanty and D. G. Dey

4) Effects of ethanolic plant extracts on BmNPV inoculated silkworm Bombyx mori in relation with midgut antioxidant enzymes, acid phosphatase and non-specific esterase G. P. Bhawane, A. K. Chougale, S.J. Patil, Y. B. Gaikwad and J. A. Chavan

5) Zonating leaf spot caused by Gonatophragmium sp.: a newly reported foliar disease of mulberry in the Philippines T. Gonzales Angelina

6) Physiological and bio-chemical markers associated with root-rot resistance in mulberry V. R. Mala, M. G. Sabitha, N. B. Chowdary, S. M. H. Qadri and S. B. Dandin

7) Variation in biochemical composition of different host plants of muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer Kartik Neog, G. U. Ahmed, B. G. Unni, P. Dutta, D. K. Gogoi and K. Giridhar

8) Energy efficient silk reeling process using solar water heating system and Ushma Shoshak unit in multiend silk reeling unit Vijaykumar P. Kathari, K. N. Mahesh and Arindam Basu


54(1) - First issue of Sericologia during the year 2014

Review Paper

1) Molecular mechanism of densovirus resistance in silkworm, Bombyx mori - K. Kadono-Okuda, K. Ito, Geetha N. Murthy, V. Sivaprasad and K. M. Ponnuvel

Research Papers

2) Life table analysis of bivoltine form of Indian wild tasar silk moth, Antheraea paphia Linn. (Lepidoptera:Saturniidae) - D. G. Dey, B. K. Nayak and N. Mohanty

3) Socio-economic determinants of traditional tasar cocoon marketing agents of Andhra Pradesh, India P.  Jayaprakash, R. S. Jaikishan Singh, B. V. Sanjeeva Rao, M. Subba Rao, K. Sailaja and G. S. Yadav

4) Isolation and characterization of gut-bacteria of muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis Helfer) collected from different localities of Assam P. M. Bhuyan, S. P. Sandilya, D. K. Gogoi, K. Neog and S. Subramanian

5) Biology and behaviour of the leaf-roller, Diaphania pulverulentalis (Hampson) (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) at different temperatures - B. Marimadaiah

6) Pathogenicity of Euproctis pseudoconspersa nucleopolyhedrovirus to mulberry silkworm R. Murakami and K. Miyamoto

7) Comparative analysis of the morphology, structure and thermal properties of silk protein films obtained from the mango leaf webber, Orthaga exvinacea and Bombyx mori N. Sajitha and M. Gokuldas

8) Evaluation of low-stress mechanical properties of eri/wool blended fabrics Kariyappa, Y. C. Radhalakshmi and K. P. Shivakumar

9) A new robust bivoltine double hybrid (CSR50 x CSR52) x (CSR51 x CSR53) of Bombyx mori L. for higher egg and cocoon yield A. Naseema Begum, N. Mal Reddy, S. Manthira Moorthy and B. B. Bindroo

10) Effect of estradiol-17β on certain economic traits of a multivoltine silkworm, Bombyx mori (Race: Nistari) Shantanu Das and Arun K. Ray 


54(2) - Second issue of Sericologia during the year 2014

Review Paper

1) Development of polyvoltine breeds / hybrids of the silkworm, Bombyx mori L. for Indian conditions - A review - N. Suresh Kumar, A. K. Saha and B. B. Bindroo 

Research Papers

2) Development of optical imaging technique for the identification of mature 5th instar muga larva (Antheraea assamensis Helfer) C. Das and D. Hazarika

3) Performance of five bivoltine Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) strains on three mulberry varieties in the coastal savanna agro - ecological zone of Ghana G. Agyeiwaa, K. O. Fening, D. Obeng-Ofori, E. Nguku and S. K. Raina

4) Evaluation of selected bivoltine silkworm genetic resources under abiotic stress conditions of northern India - M. Muthulakhsmi, N. Balachandran, A. A. Siddiqui, T. P. S. Chauhan, S. A. Hiremath and V. Sivaprasad 

5) Destructive stages of Anthrenus scrophulariae Linn. (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), the common carpet beetle infesting stored cocoons Bonifacio V. Pera and Angelina T. Gonzales

6) Improvement of soil characters in organic cultivation of mulberry vis-a-vis chemical based farming C. M. Babu, S. B. Dandin, R. S. Katiyar and T. Thippeswamy 

7) Identification of newly isolated microsporidian NIK-1Pr causing pebrine disease in silkworm Bombyx mori L., using conventional PCR technique N. J. Kenny, P. Sudhakara Rao, S. D. Sharma and J. Justin Kumar 

8) Evaluation of double hybrids and parents of silkworm, Bombyx mori L. based on hybrid vigour Veeranna Gowda, G. V. Kalpana and S. K. Ashwath 


54(3) - Third issue of Sericologia during the year 2014

Review Paper

1) Impact of major biotic factors on tropical silkworm rearing in India and monitoring of unfavourable elements: A review - R. T. Gahukar

2) QTL and their utilization in silkworm breeding programmes - Ritwika Sur Chaudhuri and G. Subramanya

Research Papers

3) Reproductive efficiency of Nesolynx thymus (Girault) as influenced by host species - Exorista bombycis (Louis) and Musca domestica L.A.S. Aruna and D. Manjunath

4) Evaluation of newly-evolved open pollinated mulberry varieties  N. Damasco Crestilyn, A. Dacayanan Merlita, J. Tabafunda Minerva, A. Ancheta Lilia and D. Supsup Roel

5) Quantification of vitamin C in mulberry leaves  - Aabid Khaliq Tantray and Kanita Trivedy

6) Impact of mulberry red rust caused by Aecidium mori Linn. on the yield and quality of mulberry (Morus alba Linn.)  Angelina T. Gonzales and Oscar S. Opina

7) Comparative account of morphological and karyotypic studies in three cultivars of mulberry (Morus spp.) K. H. Venkatesh, S. Shivaswamy and Munirajappa

8) Evaluation of promising mulberry genetic resources N. Balachandran, S.R. Ramesh, Kiran B. Malali, M. Muthulakshmi and M. M. Borpuzari

54(4) - Fourth issue of Sericologia during the year 2014

Research Papers

1) Development of genetic linkage map of mulberry using molecular markers and identification of QTLs linked to yield and yield contributing traits V. Girish Naik, B. Mathithumilan, Amitabha Sarkar, S. B. Dandin, Marian Vincent Pinto and V. Sivaprasad

2) Pre-treated mulberry fruit as a cerebroprotective in animal model of Alzheimer's disease  Wiroje Kaewruang, Jintanaporn wattanathorn, Wipawee Thukham-mee, Terdthai Tong-Un, Suparon Muchimapura, Panakaporn Wannanon, Sathaporn Wongareonwanakij, Thanes Chantes, Nakorn Krai-anupongsa and Sukanda Kampliw

3) Donors and NGOs in sericulture: Institutions, empowerment and dependency - Fredrik Said Madsen 

4) Genesis and performance evaluation of baculovirus resistant transgenic silkworm hybrids V. V. Satyavathi, P. J. Raju, K. I. Basha, H. K. Basavaraja and J. Nagaraju 

5) Development of facial serum product containing liposome-encapsulated sericin Sasipim Limmanee, Prateep Mesilpa, Wiroje Kaewruang, Suthira Ponjaruen, Manichaya Phuwang, Patima Butcha, Suradet Teerakul, Wanthana Thonglem, Thanaporn Silpachai, Tanakit Tamee, Rungrawee Vechakong, Sayumporn Supornpong, Prayad Teekawong, Issara Sramala, Somsak Saesoo and Amornthep Kochatung

6) Chemical modification of silk using Methacrylic acid (MAA) as the modifying agent under the influence of non-phosphorous esterification catalyst and free-radical polymerization Rajiv Munshi 

7) Pilling resistance of Eri silk knits developed with Eri mill spun yarn Jameela Khatoon, Arindam Basu, M. K. Ghosh and Nimbnayakar 

8) Influence of medicinal plant extracts on the growth and economic parameters of mulberry silkworm, Bombyx mori L.Ruth Lalfelpuii, bidyut Nath Choudhury, Guruswami Gurusubramanian and Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar  

9) Role of bacteria (Serratia marcescens and Bacillus thuringiensis), viruses (BmIFV and BmDNV1) and their combined infection in causation of flacherie under different environmental conditions T. Selvakumar   


55(1) - First issue of Sericologia during the year 2015

Research Papers

1) Effect of enzymatic degumming on the properties of silk fabric - A. Chakraborty, N. Mahato, P. Rajak and J. Ghosh

2) Comparative analysis of teh biochemical composition of different mulberry fruit varieties Thasma Ramam Sivakumar, Palani Gounder Ganeshan Ajay Krishna, Yin Fang, Zi-Xu Ren, Cheng Chen, Chao Jin, Jun-Qiang Jia and Zhong-Zheng Gui

3) Application of image analysis methods for quantification of fecundity in silkworm Bombyx mori L. G.S. Rajanna, S. A. Chethan Danivas and G. N. Srinivasa Prasanna

4) Possibilities for breeding new highly productive silkworm, Bombyx mori L. populations genetically sex - limited for cocoon color Panomir Tzenov, Yutaka Banno and Yolanda Vasileva

5) Pebrine spore detection in tasar silk moths using micrographic image analysis Abhra Pal, Tamal Dey, Amitava Akuli, Nabarun Bhattacharyya, Shamshad Alam and Rajendra Khandai 

6) Quality characteristics of raw silk produced from automatic silk reeling filatures using CSR race bivoltine hybrid cocoons Subhas V. Naik, G. Hariraj, Prakash Y. Naik, M. A. Joseph and K. Raghu

7) An economic analysis of adoption intensity of bivoltine hybrid technology package by farmers in Karnataka, India G. K. Rajesh and S. Ramaswamy

8) Intonation of physio-biomolecular indices in tasar silkworm Antheraea mylitta challenged with Nosema sp.- J. P. Pandey, K. Jena, A.K. Sinha, Smita, K.P.K. Kumar, K.N. Madhusudhan and A. Sahay  

Technical Report

9) Silkworm seed quality regulation in India through legislative enactment K. Sashindran Nair and B. S. Angadi



55(2) - Second issue of Sericologia during the year 2015

Review Paper

1) Development of robust bivoltine breeds/hybrids of the silkworm, Bomyx mori L. for tropics - A review - N. Suresh Kumar, A. K. Saha and S. Nirmal Kumar

Research Papers

2) Antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase activity of fibroin extract from fibre and silk gland of tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta D. - K. Jena, A. K. Sinha, J. P. Pandey, Chakrapani, P. Kundu and A. Sahay

3) Once in three days feeding during young age silkworm rearing - A path breaking technology C. Shivakumar, M. V. Chandrakala and G. Satish

4) Biological and hematological studies on flacherie diseased larvae of gamma irradiated silkworm, Bombyx mori L. PSouad M. Mahmoud, Akila M. El-shafei, Abulyazid I. and Rehab H. Taha

5) Influence of biotice and abiotic factors on the incidence and  severity of diseases in tasar food plants, Terminalia arjuna T. tomentosa V. P. Gupta, A. R. Akand, S. Rai, A. K. Sinha and A. Sahay 

6) Studies on silk carpet prepared using eri noil yarn Naveen V. Padaki, Sainath Uppar, Uday C. Javali and Kiran B. Malali

7) Assessment of women participation in sericulture activities in three southern states of India  G. S. Geetha, M. Rekha, G. Punithavathy, Ambika and M. Raghupathi

Technical Report

8) Odemis Ipek: a local case study on effective utilization of silk and local hand crafts E. O. Adanir, s. Kuleli and O. D. Goknur


55(3) - Third issue of Sericologia during the year 2015

Research Papers

1) Process optimization for preparation of mulberry fruit extract to inhibit angiotensin convertng enzyme activity - Thasma Raman Sivakumar, Panigounder Ganeshan Ajay Krishna, Yin Fang, Zi-Xu Ren, Cheng Chen, Chao Jin, Jun-Qiang Jia and Zhong-Zheng Gui


2) Development of microcontroller based embedded system for detection of mature muga larvae Chakradhar Das and Durlav Hazarika


3) Conservation and breeding strategies for Laria silkworm, Antheraea mylitta Drury for exploitation of Sal flora G. Lokesh, A.K. Srivastava, P.P. Srivastava, P.K. Kar and Alok Sahay


4) Influence of enzymatic finishing on tasar silk fabrics Brojeswari Das, Naveen V. Padaki and K. Jaganathan


5) Discriminant function analysis of factors associated with the outbreak of root rot disease in mulberry (Morus spp.) N. B. Chodarry, Ch. Satyanarayana Raju, Govindaiah and V. Sivaprasad


6) Application of lac due by screen-printing on mulberry and tasar silk Sreenivasa, S. A. Hipparagi, Brojeswari Das, K. Jaganathan, S. P. Purushothama and M. K. Ghosh


7) Effect of dyeing methods on mechanical properties of silk fabrics Y. C. Radhalakshmi, T. H. Somashekar and V. Subramanium 

Technical Papers

8) Analysis of working capital of multiend reeling and multiend reeling cum twisting units C. R. Nagaraj, K. N. Mahesh, Subhas V. Naik, B. Nanje Gowda, B. G. Patil and M. K. Ghosh


9) Development of creative and design Thai silk products - Suradet Teerakul, Somphob Jongruaysup, Wiroje Keawruang, Suttisan Pimpasalee, Somporn Lertjirakul, Sasipim Limmanee, Ravitep Musikapan and Koraklod Kumsook


56(1) - First Issue of Sericologia during the year 2016

Review Papers

1) Pebrine disease (Nosema bombyscis Bombyx mori L.: The research trends - Satadal Chakrabarthy, B. Manna, A. K. Saha, B. B. Bindroo and K. Trivedi


Research Papers


2) Cost benefit analysis of commercial seed production of tasar silkworm (Antheraea mylitta D.) in the central Indian tribal belt - Satyanarayana K., Soumen Nandi and Mohd. Shamshad Alam   


3) Evaluation of host plant suitability to introduce commercial rearing of tropical tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta in Utarakhand - Narendra Kumar Bhatia and Mohammad Yousuf


4) Influence of growth attributes and their association with leaf yield potentiality in mulberry - M. S. Rahman


5) Expression of paralytic peptide binding protein (PP-BP) gene during induction of egg diapause and its multi-gene organization in silkworm Bombyx mori - K. M. Ponnuvel, S. Sasibhushan, E. Vijaya Gowri, N. Murthy and A. K. Awasthi


6) Characterization and evaluation of wild sericigenous insects of Manipur: Exploration for conservation - Reeta Luikham, T. Shantibala, T. K. James and L. Bidyapati Devi


Technical Papers


7) Sericulture status and development strategies in Argentina - Pescio Francisco and Marino Patricia