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Global Silk Industry

Mahesh Nanavaty (Author) Rajat. K. Datta (Author)
Synopsis The present source book traces recent global status of silk country wise and describes in depth the sericulture practices followed in both in temperate and describes in depth the sericulture practices followed I both in temperate and tropics regions of the world, as also silk processing, ad marketing of raw silk, finished silk and ready-to-wear including high fashion couture creations of Italy, France and Switzerland. The book, therefore, attempts to fill in a void in the current information available in English on the world status of sericulture and silk. We presume it would definitely interest scientist, technologists and students connected with the textile industry as also the textile designers, converters, importers and exporters the world over. It would also help the boutiques, buying-selling organizations, and chain department stored and specially stores to understand why silk sells and is superior to other textiles. As no comprehensive book on silk has been published so far, this source book coves the entire global scenario of silk as it has entered very.
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About the authors

Mahesh Nanavaty

Mahesh Nanavaty, M.S. from USA is an international trade consultant and worked in senior position with India’s International trade body, State Trading Corporation (STC) for about 20 years and as a Director in an Indian textile unit. His unique experience over 30 years helped him to study production, processing, finishing and marketing of textiles in china, India Japan, Europe and USA. He s the author of three well accepted textile books, viz., I) Silk –from Grub to Glamour, ii) Manmades from Fiber to fabric, and iii) Silk Production, processing and Marketing (Wiley Eastern in 1990).

Rajat. K. Datta

Rajat. K. Datta, Ph.D. in genetics has excellent track record of silk research and was Director (Retd.) of International and National Sericulture research Institutes in India having teaching experience in graduate and postgraduate courses. He steered the institution to higher levels of science, technology, and training, as also was spearheading to synergize R&D programmes with sericulture industry. He is an International consultant to several developing countries in Asia and Africa and traveled extensively almost all the major sericulture countries. He has published over 300 scientific and technical papers in various national and international journals, and the author of six books/manuals.

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Bibliographic information

Title Global Silk Industry
Format Hardcover
Date published: 22.01.2007
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8131300870
length xii+347p., Tables; Figures; Bibliography; 25cm