Sericulture

Cocoon Cooking : Cocoon Cooking Methods, Degree of Cocoon Cooking

Feb 25, 2014 |

Cocoon Cooking : Cocoon Cooking Methods, Degree of Cocoon Cooking, Adjustments to Cooking Conditions Cocoon Cooking Cocoon cooking unwinds the cocoon filament spun by the silkworm. The sericin covering around the cocoon filament is agglutinated after silkworm spinning, then hardened through the cocoon drying process. In preparation for reeling, it should be softened. Processing softens […more]

Different Types of Cocoons, Double, Dead, Silkworm

Feb 25, 2014 |

Cocoon Types | Different Types of Cocoons | Types of Cocoons | Silkworm Cocoons When Cocoons are sold at the market, price is assessed on the basis of cocoon quality. This is judged by grading shell percent, filament length, reelability and the percentage of defective cocoons. If the percentage of defective cocoons is high, the […more]

Impurities in Water, Causes of Water Pollution

Oct 25, 2013 |

Impurities in Water Impurities in water are discussed under the following headings Turbidity and color Alkalinity Hardness Iron and manganese a)Water Turbidity and Water Color Turbidity may be caused by large or small mineral and organic particles suspended in the water. Mineral particles may include clay, silt, calcium carbonate and silica. Organic particles may include […more]

Types of Water-Well Water,Surface Water,Seawater

Jul 28, 2009 |

Types of Water All natural water sources contain minerals. The mineral constituents found in greatest abundance are bicarbonates, sulphates, calcium chlorides, magnesium and sodium. Carbon dioxide contents may be greater than expected as a result of the decomposition of organic matter. Three types of water sources are described here: well/spring water, lake water and surface […more]

Silk Farming and Silk Production

Jun 8, 2009 |

Silk Farming Silk Farming – The target of raw silk production in a year should be planned in order to determine the size of the reeling factory. The scale of the factory is also influenced by the properties of raw material cocoons because each has different raw silk yield ability. An exact survey of cocoon […more]

Silk Test, Silk Testing Info, Silktest Methods

Jun 8, 2009 |

Silk Test The Silk Test is based on the procedure laid down by the International Silk Association (I.S.A.). This procedure is quite conservative and the equipment used is consistent with traditional patterns when compared to procedures followed for general textile products. The traditional method has been widely preferred in silk producing and consuming countries of […more]

Eri Silk Fabric Overview and Information

Jun 8, 2009 |

Eri Silk Eri Silk comes from the worm Samia cynthia ricini, found in North East of India and some parts of China and Japan. Moths leave the cocoon as soon as it is ready to be spun. The eri silk worm is the only completely domesticated silkworm other than Bombyx mori. Eri Silk Process Eri […more]