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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Influence of climate change on silk cocoon production

Shilpa M, DM Gowda, Ramesh, BS Pooja and G Avinash
Sericulture is one of the important allied agricultural activities which provides subsidiary income to the farmers and plays an important role in poverty alleviation. Climate is one of the main determinants of silk cocoon production. Even slight variation in climatic factors will adversely affects silk worm growth and in term affects cocoon production. In the present study the monthly data of silk cocoon production and climatic parameters for five years from 2012-13 to 2016-17 were obtained from the six selected locations of Karnataka, in order to study the impact of climatic changes on silk cocoon production. To study the variation in climate change linear trend analysis was done and results indicated that temperature showed a declining trend where as rainfall and relative humidity had Increasing trends which were statistically significant in all six locations under study.
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How to cite this article:
Shilpa M, DM Gowda, Ramesh, BS Pooja and G Avinash. Influence of climate change on silk cocoon production. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 528-534.

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