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Area of Technology:Sericulture

Title of the Innovation: PROCESS OF MANUFACTURING SILKWORM EGG SURFACE DISINFECTANT – SERI PLUS

Brief About Innovation

Seri Plus is a disinfectant formulation comprising of eco- and user-friendly chemicals for the purpose of surface disinfection of silkworm eggs. Seri Plus does not emit any pungent smell and cause no health hazards to the users such as damage to the skin unlike that of formalin and bleaching powder solutions. Seri Plus destroys silkworm pathogens on the surface of the silkworm eggs and egg sheets and prevents incidence of silkworm diseases during rearing. Seri Plus does not have any side effects on silkworm embryo development and not effects on hatching of silkworm eggs.

Method of Application: 

5.0 g of Seri Plus powder is mixed in three liters of water and the silkworm eggs are dipped this solution for 10 minutes after procurement of eggs from the grainage. The formulation is in the form of powder that is easily soluble in water.

Plant & Machinery: 

Simple chemical mixing equipment, packing and sealing machine, etc.