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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 leaves and rearing silkworms.

(ii) The scientific name of mulberry is Morus alba .



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  • Sericulture is the rearing of silkworms for obtaining silk .
  • Moriculture is the cultivation of mulberry which is further eaten by silkworms .
  • Floriculture is the cultivation of flowers .
  • Apiculture is also known as beekeeping .
  • Silviculture is the growth and cultivation of trees .

Hence, the correct answer is Sericulture and Moriculture .

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