Check sibling questions
  1. Female silk moth lays eggs
  2. These eggs of silk moth are stored carefully on a strip of paper and sold to silk farmers.
  3. The farmers keep the eggs under suitable temperature and humidity to keep the eggs warm under hygienic conditions.
  4. These warm eggs are hatched into larvae.
  5. Larvae are kept in clean bamboo trays along with the fresh mulberry leaves and left to grow.
  6. After 25 to 30 days caterpillar stops eating and moves to a tiny chamber of bamboo in the tray to spin cocoon.
  7. Small racks are provided in the tray so that the cocoon gets attached to it.
  8. The caterpillar spins the cocoon inside which develops the silk moth.

Learn in your speed, with individual attention - Teachoo Maths 1-on-1 Class

Ask a doubt
Maninder Singh's photo - Co-founder, Teachoo

Made by

Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 13 years and a teacher from the past 17 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo