MULBERRY LEAVES: THE TREASURE OF MICRONUTRIENTS

  • Sarita Srivastava

Abstract

Mulberry tree, a plant of the family of Moracaea and genus Morus, has been widely cultivated to feed silkworm. It is a fast growing deciduous tropical plant.it is grown extensively for raising silkworms.  Sericulture based agro forestry has great potential to generate large income in India. In addition to sericulture, mulberry has a wide and diverse potential to protect environment in varying agroclimatic conditions. Mulberry can be grown as a tree as well as in combination with agricultural crops(intercrop) to increase per unit area production (Kant et al., 2004).

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Published
2015-12-31
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Srivastava S. MULBERRY LEAVES: THE TREASURE OF MICRONUTRIENTS. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 31Dec.2015 [cited 19Apr.2019];27(Supp 1). Available from: http://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/616
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