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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : (156) Last page : (162)
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Studies on Constraints Faced by Different Types of Silk Reelers in Traditional Area of Tamil Nadu

D. Elumalai1*, K. Uma2, M. Anjugam3, G. Umapathy4 and P. Balaji5

1, 2 &4Department of Sericulture, Forest Collage and Research Institute,
Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
3Department of Agricultural Economics,
5Department of Agricultural Rural Management,
Agricultural Collage and Research Institute, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
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Received: 5.04.2019 | Revised: 10.05.2019 | Accepted: 16.05.2019  



The present study is an endeavor to constraints faced by different types of silk reelers in traditional area of Tamil nadu all the way through structured survey during 2017-18.  The study total sample was 40. The study area major problems indicated that price of changeability cocoon and raw silk, inferior quality of cocoon, poor quality of water and long distance of transportation was recoreded.  Besides, labour is another important factor which includes crucial elements like shortage of skilled labour especially women labour and also prohibition of child labour. Further extension hard work, the government must come push to help the cottage, charka and filature units to change over to advanced technologies like automatic and multi-end technology by provided that financial support to acquire requisite training and establish improved units. The other important problem is government policies as reelers are not aware of imports of silk from china, changes in import tariffs and lack of remunerative price for domestic silk.

Key words: Constraints, Silk industry, Different of silk reelers.

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Cite this article: Elumalai, D., Uma, K., Anjugam, M., Umapathy, G. and Balaji, P., Studies on Constraints Faced by Different Types of Silk Reelers in Traditional Area of Tamil Nadu, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(3): 156-162 (2019). doi: