Objective’s of the Course
To train the students in mulberry cultivation, farm maintenance, seed Technology, Silkworm rearing,
To make the students to understand and identify the mulberry, silkworm diseases and pests.
To make them to learn the skills necessary for self employment in mulberry leaf production, seed
production, silkworm rearing, cocoon reeling and by products collection.
To give maximum exposure to leaf quality, seed cocoon quality, seed quality, commercial cocoon
quality, fiber quality, so as to get maximum returns in practice.
To make them to learn all the commercial parameters of cocoon for assessment of cocoon quality.
To understand and estimate the leaf production in a particular mulberry plot.
To give employability and job opportunities in the public and private and govt. sectors.
To guide and give counseling to become entrepreneur.
Skills to be provided.
Land selection, preparation.
Mulberry twig selection, plantation, protection.
Methods of mulberry propagation.
Mulberry cultivation methods; leaf selection, collection and preservation.
Seed cocoon selection, moth selection, pairing and egg production (DFL’S)
Egg preservation schedules, Acid treatment.
Chawki rearing, late age rearing, co-operative rearing.
Reeling on country charka, cottage reeling machine, epprouvette.
Silk cleaning, examination, lacing, skeining, baling.
Farm management skills.
Operative (Mulberry Cultivation)
Lab Attender ( in college having voc. Sericulture)
Cultivator/Labour (daily wage)
Sericulture service centre
Silkworm seed supplier
Chawki Rearing Center(C.R.C.)