San Cesareo (RM)

Tecnoseta has a new experimental mulberry tree species Morus alba, specialized for the production of leaves for the breeding of silkworms.

The choice of multivarietal cultivars allows you to cover the entire breeding season (May-September).

Vista aerea del gelseto polivarietale di Tecnoseta per la produzione di foglie



varieties of mulberries

4 cultivars with different achievement of the maximum nutritional value of the leaves:


nitrogen fertilizers

Tillage, milling and fertilization with manure are the actions carried out to improve the chemical-physical characteristics of the soil, preparatory to planting the mulberry grove. 

To promote the growth and well-being of plants every year, during plant recovery, it is essential to administer the right macroelements:


bush pruning

Every year, during the period of vegetative rest, the mulberry trees are pruned to low trunks to stimulate the generation of new shoots, with the aim of:


Sustainable Development

Thanks to agricultural activities such as mulberry cultivation, it is possible to promote sustainable development of the rural territory such that environmental protection is, in addition to being a service aimed at the well-being of the community, an opportunity to promote the development of a receptivity that favors greater contact between humans and the environment.

CNR - IBIMET (2011)

To learn good mulberry cultivation practices, follow ours

To learn good mulberry cultivation practices, follow ours


The provisions of community policy, discouraging the cultivation of arable land and enhancing reforestation and the setting aside of land,
they are in fact favorable to the planting of mulberry trees, especially in marginal lands.
Mulberry is an arboreal crop suitable for reforestation in almost all types of terrain, including marginal and hilly ones,
thanks to the high degree of rusticity of the species.

CNR - IBIMET (2011)

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