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8th India International Silk Fair inaugurated by Smriti Irani

The Textiles Minister of India, Smriti Irani, inaugurated the 8th India International Silk Fair on the Virtual Portal. Highlights This fair is the biggest silk fair of India. The fair is being held under one roof of the virtual platform of Indian Silk Export Promotion Council. The fair is a five days long event. More ..

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Sericulture

Sericulture also referred to as a silk farming, is the cultivation of silkworms to produce silk. Bombyx mori (also known as the caterpillar of the domestic silkmoth) is the most widely used and intensively studied silkworm. History of Silk Historically, Silk was found to be produced in China as early as the Neolithic Period. It ..

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