Sericulture Industry and its Potential in India



Sericulture Industry and its Potential in India Related

History of Sericulture:: Article by Dr. Ron Cherry, originally featured in the Cultural Entomology Digest.

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.

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.

Nuts with Commercial Potential for America's Heartland:: Information on site requirements and suitable cultivars for the cultivation of filberts, chestnuts and walnuts.

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems:: Nonprofit education, demonstration, and research organization involved in application of appropriate technologies and sustainable design practices.

Industrial Hemp in the United States: Status and Market Potential:: A January, 2000 report by the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. This report is being published only on the internet.

Potential Impacts of Climate Change on World Food Supply:: Detailed analysis of a modeling study of the effects on crop production and its economic implications, coordinated by the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, for the US Environmental Protection Agency. Includes quantitative estimates of yield changes of major food, cash and industrial crops, prices, trade, and risk of hunger.

U.S. National Assessment - The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change:: Intended to provide a detailed understanding of climate-related problems facing the U.S. and to examine the possible coping mechanisms that exist to adapt to these problems.

Potential Impacts of Sea-Level Rise on Populations and Agriculture:: From the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Potential New Specialty Crops from Asia: Azuki Bean, Edamame Soybean, and Astragalus:: Information on these members of the Fabaceae family that might have potential to be grown commercially in the US.

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