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Table 1 Effect of peptides of different molecular weight on various economical parameters of silkworm rearing system

From: Free-radical scavenging properties of low molecular weight peptide(s) isolated from S1 cultivar of mulberry leaves and their impact on Bombyx mori (L.) (Bombycidae)

Items Control (S1 leaves) 0.5-3 kDa 3-10 kDa
   Py Pm Ps Py Pm Ps
Weight of single cocoon 0.66 ± 0 .027 0.79 ± 0 .017 0.78 ± 0.025 0.78 ± 0.020 0.77 ± 0.027 0.76 ± 0.027 0.7 ± 0.23
Weight of single Shell 0.1 ± 0.019 0.16 ± 0.024 0.13 ± 0.016 0.11 ± 0.018 0.15 ± 0.019 0.1 ± 0.022 0.1 ± 0.012
Shell ratio, % 15.15 19.75 16.26 14.65 19.61 13.65 14.29
ERR, % 90 100 100 90 100 100 80