Sericulture and Silk Production

Sericulture and Silk Production : A Handbook

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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.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 203.2 x 292.1 x 5.1mm | 249.48g
  • ITDG Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • glossary
  • 1853393177
  • 9781853393174
  • 1,030,838

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; Glossary

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