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Training for sericulture farmers

24 July 2011

JORHAT:Sericulture farmers in Sivasagar district can get updated on the latest technologies in use at a three-day training programme, starting tomorrow.

The programme, being organised by the North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad, will also provide the knowhow on extraction of nutritious edible oil from desilked pupae of silkworms.

B.G. Unni, a NEIST scientist who is in charge of the programme, said while the training would be totally on eco-friendly products, a group of farmers could together avail the technology discovered by IICT Hyderabad in edible oil extraction to supplement their income….

Read more: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110725/jsp/northeast/story_14274319.jsp

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Written by csirindia

July 25, 2011 at 10:52 pm

Posted in NEIST

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