Monthly Archives: March 2021

The Importance of Sericulture

White Seductress Silkworm spinning on a basket

Did you know that a yard of silk fabric costs around $100? Since ancient times, silk is a valued commodity. It is a versatile material with remarkable softness, strength, durability, elasticity, and absorbency. It is used in clothing, upholsteries, surgical sutures, beddings, parachutes, etc. Sericulture is the cultivation of silkworms for harvesting silk. This article […]