The catalogue of CREA’s silkworm collections has been published

The ARACNE project has been mentioned in the in the latest CREA’s catalogue, titled “The Silkworm: History, Culture, Traditions, and Science”. This commented catalogue marks the centenary of the laying of the foundation stone of the former Experiment Sericulture Station of Padua (1923-2023).

Established as a venerable institution under the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), the Experiment Sericulture Station holds a distinguished position in the annals of agricultural research. This commemorative publication serves to honor the Station’s enduring legacy and contributions to the field of sericulture.

“The Silkworm” catalogue meticulously documents the historical evolution, cultural significance, and scientific advancements associated with sericulture. From the traditional rearing practices to the exploration of silkworm diseases, each section offers a comprehensive overview of the Station’s research endeavours.

In addition, the catalogue provides an overview of The ARACNE Project, underscoring our commitment to the preservation and promotion of Europe’s silk heritage.

With its rigorous scholarship and refined design, “The Silkworm” catalogue stands as a testament to our dedication to scholarly inquiry and dissemination of knowledge.

We invite scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts to explore this seminal publication, which promises to enrich understanding of the intricate world of sericulture, at the following link.

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