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  • Department of Zoology, University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir-180006, India
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In the present study, the chromosomal analysis of mulberry silkworm, Bombyx mori L. was carried out in order to study its chromosome behaviour and karyotype from larval gonadal tissue. The observed diploid number was 2n=56. The mean total length, RL% and TCL% were measured at metaphase stage of gametogenesis. The chromosomal behaviour during meiotic stages viz., leptotene, zygotene, pachytene, diplotene, diakinesis and anaphase were also analyzed. Results indicate that the samples studied were males with a diploid chromosome number of 2n=56.

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[Anita Kumari, N.K.Tripathi, Sapana Jangral and Mohd. Arif. (2017); CHROMOSOMAL ANALYSIS OF MULBERRY SILKWORM (BOMBYX MORI. L) FROM JAMMU REGION. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 432-440] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Anita Kumari
Department of Zoology, University of Jammu


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2764       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2764

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