Core activities

Core activities

Baregprai, Rajshahi:

Mulberry germplasm collection, conservation and development of high yielding mulberry cultivars.
Development of mulberry cultivation technology, mulberry disease control and pest control technology.
Improving the quality of mulberry through soil and mulberry quality testing and necessary food quality management.
Breeding and conservation of silkworms and development of weather tolerant high yielding, disease resistant improved polycyclic and bicyclic varieties.
Development of quality silkworm egg production technology, advanced breeding houses, breeding materials and breeding technology.
Development of different types of insecticides and technologies to control silkworm diseases and pests.
Post cocoon technology and reeling technology innovation.
Providing training in long and short term courses to create skilled manpower.
Collection, preservation and publication of books, periodicals, journals, leaflets, magazines on various educational subjects in the library.
Regional Sericulture Research Center (AREGK), Chandraghona, Rangamati Rapavatya District:

Collection and conservation of mulberry and silkworm varieties as an alternative germplasm bank to Baregprai.
Development of mulberry and silkworm varieties and sericulture technology suitable for hill environment.
Providing training at farmer level and TOT with the aim of creating skilled manpower in sericulture in hilly areas.
Germplasm Maintenance Center (GMC), Sakoa, Panchagarh:

Collection and conservation of mulberry and silkworm varieties as an alternative germplasm bank to Baregprai.
Development of climatically suitable mulberry and silkworm varieties and sericulture technology.
F1 commercialization of silkworms

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