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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 leavesand rearing silkworms.

(ii)Scientific name of mulberry is Morus alba.

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Sericulture:

Sericulture is the production of raw silk by rearing the silk worms (larvae of silk moths) by feeding them with mulberry leaves.​

Floriculture:

floriculture is the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants.

Moriculture:

Moriculture is the cultivation of mulberry plant (Morus alba) in order to obtain feed for silkworms.

Silviculture:

Silviculture is the cultivation of trees which help to maintain the health and composition of forests.

Final answer: Sericulture and moriculture are terms related to silk productions.



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