CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Mulberry Pests. 3. Mulberry Diseases. 4. Forecasting of Pests and Diseases.
India has made a phenomenal growth in silk production both horizontal and vertical through planned approaches and emerged as the second largest producer of silk in the world. Mulberry the only feed of domestic silkworm, Bombyx mori (L) is extensively cultivated under varied agro-climatic conditions and is venerable to various pests and diseases which together cause considerable loss to silk industry by affecting leaf and cocoon production besides deteriorating its quality.