Friday, April 19, 2013

Silkworm culture becomes more Profitable

Here is a development that gives a boost to Silkworm farming..
With cocoon prices spiralling, the price of raw silk too has gone up. Silk prices have risen around 15 per cent over the last three months, from Rs 2,400 to Rs 2,800 a kg
The demand-supply gap is another reason for the climbing prices. Mulberry cultivation has been hit, due to the failure of the North-West monsoon in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
The cocoons, raw material for silk, is selling at Rs 300 a kg.
Six months ago, it was selling  for just Rs 150

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