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silk

a name for the gown worn by Queen's (or King's) Counsel (see BARRISTER), hence to take silk, to become such a counsel.
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In 1995, he completed his post graduation in sericulture from Central Sericulture Research and Training Institute in Mysore.
Sericulture sector provides sufficient returns to the farmers in less possible time and has an ample employment generating potential.
Key words: Socio-economic development, Sericulture, Punjab (Pakistan), Impact Evaluation.
We are very happy that Asian countries like Japan have shown their keen interest to invest in sericulture sector in the State," Parliamentary Secretary of Sericulture, Cooperation and Women Development Pukhayi told thie writer here Wednesday.
The Centre's decision to reduce import duty on silk yarn to 5% is being protested against by the Karnataka sericulture farmers ever since the prices started to drop.
The government expects sericulture industry to bounce back and reach an export level of Rs 4,500 crore in 2011-12 from the current Rs 2,612 crore, he said.
Around the year 300 AD, sericulture had reached Japan, India and Persia.
Caring for the creatures was a time-consuming project for China's women, who handled most of the sericulture.
John will soon visit Cuba to familiarize herself with the Cuban sericulture industry, now in its 38th year.
The Moors introduced sericulture to Spain and Sicily in the eleventh century.
India had its own sericulture based on spinning the shorter fibers from broken wild silkworm cocoons after the moths had emerged.
Since 1981, there have been four positive studies on the potentials of sericulture in Ghana.