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Title: Indigenous knowledge of silkworm cultivation and its utilization in North Eastern region of India
Authors: Unni, BG
Goswami, Manoshi
Kakoty, Yelena
Bhattacarjee, Minakshi
Wann, Swalang B
Rajkhowa, Geethashri
Das, Sangeeta
Devi, Basab Rani
Chutia, Anamika Das
Keywords: Silkworm cultivation;Sericulture;Silk fiber;Northeast India
Issue Date: Jan-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl. ⁸: A01K67/04
Abstract: The vegetation of Northeastern region is unique being characterized as one of the richest flora in the world, which produces a variety of products. Northeastern India has the highest number of endemic plants, animal and microbial species. Many sericigenous insects along with their food plants are endemic to this region. Sericulture and weaving are part of the cultural heritage of the Northeastern region and is one of the most promising income sources to this region without spending much for its cultivation.
Page(s): 70-74
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(1) [January 2009]

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