About the cultivation of insects for consumption or sale.
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Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute
Undertakes research and develops technologies for all aspects of mulberry sericulture suitable to different climatic conditions in South India. Mysore.
Government of Tamil Nadu: Department of Sericulture
Undertakes the cultivation of mulberries, the production and supply of disease free silkworm seed, silk production, reeling and marketing and the training of farmers.
History of Sericulture
Article by Dr. Ron Cherry, originally featured in the Cultural Entomology Digest.
Sericulture Industry and its Potential in India
Provides information on this agro-industry, and also the non-mulberry species of silkworm that can be reared on the leaves of other trees.
Article from the Smithsonian Magazine about the history and process of silkworm farming.
TNAU Agritech Portal: Sericulture
Provides information on silkworm types, mulberry cultivation, silkworm rearing, pest and disease management, post-coccoon technology, other uses of silk, waste management and the economics of sericulture.
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