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Synonyms for silkworm

the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber

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To elucidate the molecular biological function of BmARM-like, the relative expression levels of BmARM-like mRNA were detected in different silkworm larval tissues and at developmental stages.
For this purpose, a large investment project worth $2 million, designed for 5 years, is being implemented jointly by Uzbekistan's Navoiy Ipak Kurti Urugi LLC and China's Shandong Guantong Silkworm Eggs Corporation.
It's written as a book within a book as character, author Owen Quine, is writing a novel called Bombyx Mori (the Latin for silkworm and death).
The theory is that silkworm eggs hatching will create carbon dioxide, while the potatoes generate oxygen.
Key words: Genetic Diversity, Mulberry Silkworm, PCR, Random Markers, Genetic Relatedness.
Genetically modified silkworms could be the key to creating lightweight, flexible and strong fabrics for protective garments worn by soldiers, said one company executive.
Mulberry silkworms, Eri silkworms, Tasar silkworms and Muga Silkworms are some species of silkworms.
The Silkworm witnesses a lot of changes as it hatches from its cocoon into a silk moth.
Previous attempts by other researchers to incorporate spider silk proteins into fibers spun by silkworms resulted in relatively low yields and did not adequately combine the spider silk proteins with the silkworm fibers.
The Department of Agriculture, as part of its mission to revive the country's once profitable silk industry and give the families involved a chance to earn a sustainable living, has provided 5,050 silkworm boxes to Afghan women residing in several districts in the Herat province in order to bring silk production in the area back to life.
Damascus, SANA-Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Ahmad al-Qadri discussed with Hong Chol, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) means of developing agricultural cooperation between the two sides and benefitting from the Korean experience in silkworm rearing.
by Hidayatullah Hamdard on 12 July, 2014 - 15:46 KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Silkworm farming in northeastern Kunduz province is on downward trend as the industry produced a total of three tonnes of silk during 2013.
Silkworm breeders of Uzbekistan have prepared 26,000 tons of cocoons; the rate increased by 1,000 ton compared to last year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources reported.
The Silkworm," Rowling's second Galbraith detective novel, is out June 19.