Bombyx mori

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Synonyms for Bombyx mori

stocky creamy-white Asiatic moth found almost entirely under human care

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Lawson's argument was not mere opinion or conjecture; it was the result of her own experimentation: "I have tried the rearing of silk-worms on a small scale, and am convinced that profit and success would attend perseverance and economy.
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The gypsy moth was introduced to the US to begin a silk-worm industry.
Other amendments adopted by Parliament relate to the wine sector and authorisation for new vine plantings, and aid per box of silk-worm eggs from ECU 133.