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- n. Plural form of sericulturist.
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Furthermore, present day sericulturists have learned much about growing silkworms, and the importance of keeping the silk-houses clean and well aired; they have found that they must preserve an even temperature within the buildings; wash the walls down with lime to purify the atmosphere; sterilize the trays from which the worms feed; and hatch the eggs in large, airy places.
It was a timely forecast, for the old servant's prediction proved a true one, and thanks to his thoughtfulness, the crop of the youthful sericulturists escaped famine.
Another delightful discovery of the sericulturists, as silkworm raisers are called, was that when their mulberry trees were once properly planted they would, with good care, live to a marvelous old age -- some of them even reaching the dignity of two or three hundred years.
Previously, it had restricted itself to covering losses suffered by silkworm raisers, but launched the new policy in the belief that sericulturists would die a '' natural death '' if the situation stayed unchanged.
Ori Doraku (literally fabric hobby) Shiono-ya is a textile manufacturer with a history of more than 300 years in the ancient capital of Kyoto, a city noted for Nishijin brocade, and has been ahead of the times in cooperating with sericulturists.
30, DHNS: The State government, on Saturday, launched the short massaging service (SMS) assistance for sericulturists.