Breeding of biparental sex-limited larval marking yellow cocoon variety "Hanbyeolnue"

  • Kim, Kee-young ;
  • Seo, Sang-deog ;
  • Kim, Mi-ja ;
  • Ji, Sang-duk ;
  • Sung, Gyoo-byung ;
  • Kim, Yong-soon ;
  • Ju, Wan-taek ;
  • Kwon, Hae-yong ;
  • Sohn, Bong-hee ;
  • Kang, Pil-don
  • Received : 2016.05.02
  • Accepted : 2016.06.20
  • Published : 2016.06.30


All of silkworm varieties reared in farmhouses are first generation hybrids, for the production of these hybrid silkworms precise and labor-saving sex discrimination is necessary. The new variety "Hanbyeolnue" is biparental sex-limited larval marking yellow cocoon variety which was bred from biparental sex-limited strain of Japanese originated Jam 319 and Chinese originated Jam 320. Productivity test of Hanbyeolnue in 2015 showed high healthiness and short larval period. The Hanbyeolnue was evaluated as an excellent variety which can be utilized for special purpose silkworm such as male pupae or Cordyceps production.


silkworm;sex-limited larval marking yellow cocoon;Hanbyeolnue;breeding


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Grant : 신품종개발공동연구

Supported by : 국립농업과학원