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Sericulture in India

Sericulture or silk farming is the rearing of silkworms for the production of silk. Sericulture is an age old practice in India. The Aryans discovered silkworm in the Kashmir valley. Indian epics like the Ramayana, Rig-Veda and Mahabharata also mention the use of Pitambara (silk cloth of Indian origin) and Chidambara (silk cloth of Chineseā€¦ Read More »