Host Plant Databases

Silkworms feed on a variety of host plants like primary, secondary and tertiary. Overall, the

host plants can be divided into domesticated and wild silkworm host plants. This section

deals with the databases comprising the information of the host plants.

PLANTS Database

PLANTS database provides taxonomic information as well as data like images, ecology, and classification (USDA 2014). The information of few silkworm host plants can be obtained from this database. This database is available at URL- http://plants.usda.gov/java/. References: USDA, N. (2014)….
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