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Organic Sericulture for Global Bivoltine Productivity

Author Name : Susheelamma Shivappa


  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 1-62699-033-6
  • Page no : 86
  • Publication Year : 2015

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Organic Fruits, Organic Vegetables, Organic Grains, Etc., are in great demand in developing countries like USA, Germany, France, China and others. Whereas, Organic Sericulture is in practice in China from 20th Century and nearly 75% of Global bivoltine silk is produced by organic methods. However, in India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Romania, Bulgaria and Brazil have not adopted Organic Sericulture methods. It has been dire necessity in these countries to switch over to Organic Sericulture from Economic and Ecological points of view. Organic Sericulture has immense potential in producing qualitative bivoltine silk. Bivoltine silk productivity will help Sericulturists to improve the economic conditions. Bivoltine crop calendar has been depicted in a very simple way and more number of depictions in the form of Photographs. This will enable the farmers to understand the methods of practicing cost effective technologies. Now a days Tamilnadu in India farmers are adopting Organic Sericulture methods. More and more women Sericulturists are involving in this practice. They have been able to produce Good quality of bivoltine Cocoon of about 60 to 65 kgs per 100 DFLs. Observing the profitability, economic viability, preservations of pollution free eco system, other favorable factors, It is high time that, Silk producing countries like, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Brazil, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, etc., have to switch over to Organic Sericulture practices. Literature on Organic Sericulture is scarce. This book has been a sincere effort to augment the deficiency of availability of Literature on Organic Sericulture. This enables Farmers all over the world to practice Organic Sericulture. It also enables scientists to take up further studies to improve the quality and quantity of bivoltine silk production in the world.
Title Organic Sericulture for Global Bivoltine Productivity
Table of Content Foreword. Preface. About the Author. Introduction: Present Bivoltine Sericulture Industry. Tropical Countries with Bivoltine Production. Temperate Countries with Bivoltine Sericulture. Importance of Cost Effective Sericulture Technologies. Calendar for Bivoltine Sericulture Activities. Need of Organic Sericulture in Tropical and Temperate Countries: Organic Sericulture for Bivoltine Production–Mulberry Cultivation Technologies. Bush Plantation with Highly Nutritious Foliage Productivity Mulberry Varieties and Agronomical or Cultivation Packages: Selection of Varieties–Characters of S-13 and S-34 Varieties. Impact of S-34, S-13, S-1 and V-1 Varieties on Silkworm Productivity of Bivoltine. Environment Management, Compost Making from Natural Resources Available as Bio-waste. Culitvation of Green Manure Crops in Mulberry Garden. In Situ Organic Farming in Mulberry Garden. Formation of Channels for in situ Organic Farming, Advantages, Incorporation of Neem and Pongamia Leaves in the Mulberry Garden for Soil pH Management. Advantages of the Application of Neem, Pongamia and Such Other Green Leaf. Application of Bio-fertilizers for Mulberry Garden. Types and Methods of Application of Bio-fertilizers. First and Second Application, and Advantages of Bio-fertilizers. Precautions to be Taken at the Time of Application. Watershed Management for Efficient Utilization of Rain Water: Application of Watershed Management Technologies for Efficient Rain Water Management. Advantages of Formation of Bunds, Compartmental Bunds, Channels and Gullies. Soil Management, Conservation of Soil and Advantages. Cultivation of Mulberry as Small Trees Under Block Plantation for Organic Sericulture: Identification of Suitable Variety. Land Preparation. Pruning. Integrated Management of Block Plantation and Advantages of Mixed Cropping. In situ Organic Farming. Effective Utilization of Natural Resources by Cultivation of Neem Trees. Rain Water and Top Soil Conservation. Cost Effective Plantation with Organic Farming Packages. Chawki Mulberry Foliage Production. Plantation of S-13 or S-1 Variety as Homestead Trees or Bund Trees for Chawki Leaf Productivity. Silkworm Rearing with Shoots/Leaves Grown Organically for Bivoltine Cocoon Production. Advantages of Shoot Rearing with Organically Grown Mulberry. Summary and Conclusion. References. Figures. Subject Index.
Page No. 86
Author's Name Susheelamma Shivappa
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2015
ISBN 10 1-62699-033-6
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book size(hei) 9
Book size width 5.9
Edition 1st

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