Sericulture and Silk Production

Sericulture and Silk Production : A Handbook

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Description

This book describes the stages of mulberry bush growing, silkworm egg production, silkworm rearing, silk cocoon reeling and silk fabric production. Ideal for fieldworkers, development agencies and those starting small-scale manufacture or attempting to improve or extend manufacture.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 203.2 x 292.1 x 5.1mm | 249.48g
  • ITDG Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary
  • 1853393177
  • 9781853393174
  • 1,277,317

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Introduction to silk and sericulture; Moriculture and sericulture; Silk reeling and fabric production; Silk grading and testing; Planning for production; Equipment suppliers; Sources of further information; APPENDICES; Reeling devices; Glossaryshow more