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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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The silkworm breeders delivered 99.33 tons of raw cocoons to Azeripek LLC until June 8.
'Our main goals are to research and produce healthy silkworm species that can produce long and high-quality silk threads which will be distributed to selected farmers.
Moalla added that the silkworm cultivation is of economic utility, clarifying that each eggs box needs approximately 500 to 600 kg of mulberry leaves during its life cycle and an area of up to 20 square meters.
Dubbed a moon surface micro-ecological circle, the 18-centimeter high aluminum alloy cylinder contains silkworm eggs and seeds for potatoes and rockcress (Arabidopsis thaliana, a flowering plant related to mustard and cabbage).
Under the pivotal agreement, Kraig will import, rear and begin testing its first batch of recombinant spider silk silkworm eggs in Vietnam.
This study evaluated the effect of replacing soybean meal with silkworm meal on production performance, apparent metabolizable energy (AME) and apparent nutrients digestibility in broiler during starter phase.
'We are trying to find the strongest species of silkworm which also produces more silk,' the project expert said.
I rear the Bombyx mori species of silkworm, which has been domesticated in China for ages.
Renthlei, a senior scientist at the Central Silk Board Research Centre, said, "Through this programme, we are trying to encourage the farmers by recognising their work throughout the year in rearing silkworm. On this occasion, we gave them awards and shared our technology with them."
Popcorn disease, a fungal infection is reportedly known to affect the production of mulberry, however, there is no known research data available regarding the effects of popcorn infected leaves on silkworm performance.
Here JK, 52, tells us about new TV adaptation The Silkworm.