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What is Sericulture?
Dr Vijay Prakash Sharma: "Sericulture or silk farming is the cultivation of silkworms to produce silk. Silkworm larvae are fed with mulberry leaves and after the fourth moult, they climb a twig placed near them and spin their silken cocoons. This process is achieved by the worm through a dense fluid secreted from its structural glands, resulting in the fibre of the cocoon."
How I got into Sericulture?
Dr Vijay Prakash Sharma: "After doing my PHD in Neuroscience in 1981, I have worked with Zoological Survey of India for 5 years and after that worked with Silk Organization of Government of India for 30 years. I have published 157 research papers and have been awarded with National and International Gold Medals in various fields. I am working as the principal of Alpine Group of Institution since 2012."
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|2)||Botany - Plant Breeding & Genetics|
|3)||Zoology - Specialisation In Entomology|
|5)||Types of Silk|
|6)||Knowledge of Climate|
|7)||Technical Know How|
|10)||Knowledge of Value Added Products|
|15)||Lack of Skilled People|
|16)||Quality & Quantity|
|A Day Of:|
Dr Vijay Prakash Sharma's LifePage:
LifePage Career Talk on Sericulturehttp://www.lifepage.in/career/20170907-0002/Others/Agriculture/Career-in-Sericulture/english
Full Talk: https://lifepage.app.link/20170907-0002
(Sericulture, Dr Vijay Prakash Sharma, Govt of India, Silk, Silkworms, Silk Moth, Silk Farming, Silk Production)
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