Friday, April 19, 2013

Silk Worm farm

Silk Industry is profitable and has good potential..The annual production of silk in the world is estimated at 45,000 tonnes of which Japan and China contribute 18,936 and 13,200 tonnes respectively. South Korea, USSR and India are the other leading sericultural countries in the world. Among the developing countries, India enjoys a very favorable position for doubling the present status of of silk production of 2,969 tonnes owing to the low cost of Labour. Of the total production of 2,969 tonnes of silk in India, as much as 2,445 tonnes is produced by the mulberry silkworms, Bombyx mori.

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