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Iran's Raw Silk Cocoon Production Increases 55 Percent

Raw Silk Cocoon Production Increases 55 Percent Raw Silk Cocoon Production Increases 55 Percent

A total of 39,800 boxes of silkworm eggs were distributed among silk farmers, from which 1,385 tons of raw silk cocoons were produced in the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019). 
The latter shows a 55% surge compared with last year, according to the head of Sericulture Expansion Center with the Agriculture Ministry.
“The volume of distribution of silkworm egg boxes and raw silk cocoon production registered a 10-year record high,” Adel Sarvi was also quoted as saying by IRNA.

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