John O'Brien john at
Wed Jan 18 22:17:19 EST 1995

Lorraine Hill (lhill at wrote:
: I'm trying to located cultured or wild (Tussah) silkworms in any stage. Any 
: info appreciated on sericulture/attempts in North America to cultivate for 
: silk production.


: Lorraine Hill
: Please email at    lhill at

Of course I don't know all the details, but silk production was tried
(unsuccessfully, I think) during the second world war WWII.  We have many
mulberry trees now in the Midwest to attest to the try.


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