Q. 74.2( 38 Votes )

Out of the following, which are the two terms related to silk production?

Sericulture, floriculture, moriculture, apiculture and silviculture.

Hints: (i) Silk production involves cultivation of mulberry leaves and rearing silkworms.

(ii) Scientific name of mulberry is Morus Alba.

Answer :

Sericulture and moriculture are related to silk production.


Sericulture: The rearing of silkworms for obtaining silk is called sericulture.


Moriculture: It is the science of cultivation of mulberry leaves for silk production because silkworm rear on it.


Thus, the silk industry is dependent upon sericulture and sericulture is dependent upon on moriculture. Hence, both are related to silk production.


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