TASAR TECHNOLOGY SYLLABUS-B.SC. 1 YEAR

SYLLABUS B.SC. PART-I TASAR TECHNOLOGY




In university B.Sc.-I year The syllabus of TASAR TECHNOLOGY consists of two papers of theory and one paper of practicals.

TASAR TECHNOLOGY SYLLABUS


PAPER- I

MORPHOLOGY, ANATONY & PHYSIOLOGY OF TASAR SILKWORM &
AGRONOMY

MM: 50

UNIT – I

  • 1. History of
    Non-Mulberry Sericulture.
  • 2. Outline classification
    of Non-Mulberry Silkworm, their distribution in India and other 
    countries.
  • 3. General
    organization and life-cycle of Antherea mylitta, & Morphology & Anatomy
    of 
    Larva, pupa & moth.
  • 4. Structure of
    EGG, fertilization, Embryogenesis, Incubation & Hatching.

UNIT – II

  • 1. Reproduction
    – structure of re-productive system, oogenesis, spermatogenesis,
  • development & growth.
  • 2. Molting and
    volatise in tasar silkworm.
  • 3. Endocrinology
    of tasar silkworm, Role of hormone in development & metamorphosis.
  • 4. Silk glands,
    structure of silk glad, formation and biochemistry of silk.

UNIT-III

  • 1. Rearing-rearing
    equipment, preparation for rearing, Environmental condition for rearing 
    of tasar silkworm.
  • 2. Rearing of
    large, young age and late age tasar silkworm.
  • 3. Disinfection
    and disinfectants.
  • 4. Mounting,
    spinning & harvesting of cocoon.

UNIT-IV

  • 1. Diseases of
    tasar silkworm-protozoan, viral, Bacterial, Fungal, symptoms, causative 
    agents, preventive & control Measures.
  • 2. Morphology
    & Anatomy of primary food plants of Tasar silkworm (Terminania arjuna, 
    Terminania tomentosa, Shorea robusta etc.) their culture methods.
  • 3. Outline
    classification of primary & secondary food plants of tasar worm, their
  • distribution in India (with the special references to Chhattisgarh
    and other states.)

UNIT-V

  • 1. Farm
    Management: selection of soil & preparation of land for tasar plant
    cultivation.
  • 2. Propagation
    of Tasar food plants-seedlings, saplings, crafting, layering.
  • 3. Harvesting
    of Leaf.
  • 4. Diseases of
    Non-mulberry food plants, Fungal, Bacterial, Viral, deficiency, Insect pest, 
    control method.

 

SYLLABUS B.SC. PART-I TASAR TECHNOLOGY

PAPER-II

TASAR SILKWORM–GENETICS AND BREEDING

MM: 50

UNIT-I

  • 1. Moth
    Emergence: pairing, ovi-position, moth examination.
  • 2. Incubation
    of univaltine, bivoltine and multivoltine eggs.
  • 3. Preparation
    of loose eggs-Advantages of loose eggs, handling of loose eggs.
  • 4. Seed
    Technology: seed areas and importance of quality seed in tasar industry.

UNIT-II

  • 1. Seed cocoon:
    Harvesting of cocoon, gradation and selection consignment for processing.
  • 2. Storage
    & preservation of cocoon: Types of building, methods of storing-problems
    care 
    in different season.
  • 3. Grainage:
    Definition, model grainage house, location, orientation and grainage
  • equipments, condition required in grainage work.
  • 4. Hybridization
    – Inter-specific & Intra specific with special reference to tasar. Its
    impact & 
    future prospects.

UNIT-III

  • 1. Breeding-methods
    and its application, qualitative and quantitative improvement by 
    breeding.
  • 2. Breeding of
    Tasar silkworm: Aims, pre-requirements, variability selection for breeding.
  • 3. Inbreeding:
    Advantage and dis-advantage, exploitation of inbreeding of non-mulberry 
    silkworms, general and specific combining.
  • 4. Selection:
    Methods of selection, criteria of selection, individual and batch selection.

UNIT-IV

  • 1. Structure of
    typical animal cell, mitosis & meiosis, chromosome number of different 
    Non-mulberry silkworm.
  • 2. Hereditary
    traits, in tasar silkworm-Egg, Larvae and pupae.
  • 3. Mutations:
    Type of mutation, spontaneous and induced, chemical mutagens, effect of 
    radiation.

UNIT-V

  • 1. Polyploidy:
    Nature and induction of polyploidy.
  • 2. Genetics of
    larval and cocoon characters,
  • 3. Silkworm
    races: Univoltine, bivoltine and multivoltine races of different tasar
    silkworm.
  • 4. Maintenance
    of races and basic seed of different silkworm.


TASAR TECHNOLOGY B.SC. 1 YEAR 

PRACTICAL

PAPER-II

TASAR SILKWORM–GENETICS AND BREEDING

Morphology, Anatomy & Physiology of Tasar Silkworm &
Agronomy.

Tasar Silkworm-Genetics and Breeding

  • 1. Morphology:
    tasar silkworm egg. Larva, pupa & moth.
  • 2. Embryology:
    identification of different stages in development,
  • 3. Molting of
    embryo.
  • 4. Whole mount
    of larva, mouth parts, spinneret, gonad and spiracle celli.
  • 5. Model rearing
    house: preparation for teaser rearing plots.
  • 6. Disinfection:
    disinfection of room plot and equipment. Spraying and fumigation, material 
    required.
  • 7. Harvesting
    of cocoon: assessment of cocoon.
  • 8. Maintenance
    of rearing record.
  • 9. Qualify test
    of cocoons for breeding.
  • 10. Diseases:
    identification of diseases of teaser worms.
  • 11. Microscopic
    examination: handling of dead and diseased worms and sample examination.
  • 12. Preservation
    of diseased specimen of food plant of tasar.
  • 13. Identification
    of different diseases of tasar food plant.
  • 14. Morphological
    studies of food plants of tasar worms.
  • 15. Anatomy:
    anatomy of root, stem, leaf of food plant of tasar worms.
  • 16. Collection
    of herbarium of different food plants pf tasar silkworms.
  • 17. Rearing
    appliances: estimation of rearing appliances. For
    50 dfls.
  • 18. Incubation
    of silkworm eggs: black boxing and hatching. Recording of temperature and 
    humidity.
  • 19. Molting:
    identification & care.
  • 20. Montages
    & harvesting.
  • 21. Mitotic
    & meiotic chromosome of non-mulberry silkworm.
  • 22. Visits to
    the areas of districts of Chhattisgarh to study tasar industries.

Scheme of Practical Examination

S.No.5

 Practical

Marks

1

Morphology &
Identification of Tasar Silkworm/ Anatomy of Tasar

 10

2

Embryological Stages of
Tasar Silkworm

 8

3

Identification of
Specific in Fee House

 8

4

Morphology and Anatomy of
Food Plants Of Tasar Silkworm

 6

5

Assessment of Cocoon

 5

6

 Field Work

 4

7

 Viva

4

8

 Sessional & Record

 5

 

total

 50

 

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