the commercially bred hairless white caterpillar of the domestic silkworm moth which spins a cocoon that can be processed to yield silk fiber; the principal source of commercial silk
larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
- silkworm farming;
- Silkworm cocoons suitable for reeling
- have no members other than silkworm rearers;
- which contain at least 20000 silkworm eggs suitable for hatching;
- Yarn spun from noil or other silk waste; silkworm gut
- silkworm gut of heading 5006, and monofilaments of Chapter 54;
- Silk yarn other than of category 130 A; silkworm gut
- laying down special measures to encourage silkworm rearing
- Member States shall recognise producer organisations of silkworm rearers which:
- In view of the characteristic features of silkworm rearing, this aid should take the form of a fixed sum per box of silkworm eggs used.
- The aid per box of silkworm eggs used shall be EUR 133,26.
- laying down conditions and procedures for the recognition of producer organisations of silkworm rearers
- Articles of gut (other than silkworm gut) of goldbeater’s skin, of bladders or of tendons.
- Silkworm rearing is of some importance to the economies of certain regions of the Community.
- include in their activities the production and marketing of silkworm cocoons;