Asked in Collective Nouns
What is the collective noun for a group of cocoons?
There is no standard collective noun for cocoons. Collective nouns are an informal part of language, any noun that suits the context of the situation can function as a collective noun; for example, a cluster of cocoons, an infestation of cocoons, a tray of cocoons (used in silk making), etc. ...
Where do cocoons live and what temperature do cocoons need to be in?
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Asked in Science
What do silk farmers do with cocoons not needed for breeding purposes?
What do silk farmers do with cocoons not needed for breeding purposes
Asked in Caterpillars
How many cocoons are needed to make 1 kg of raw silk?
Silk is made from the cocoons of silkworms. It takes 5500 cocoons to make just 2.2 lbs., or 1 kilogram, of silk. ...
Why do cocoons die after cutting the pupal's case?
cocoons die after cutting the pupal's case because it is no longer needed. ...
Asked in Animal Life
How long does it take for red wigglers to multiply?
A mature red wiggler can produce two to three cocoons per week. Each cocoon averages three hatchlings. Cocoons take up to 11 weeks to mature and hatch. Hatchlings require two to three months before they grow to be mature breeding worms. ...
Where does the material to make silk fabric come from?
Silk is made from the cocoons of silk worms, so it takes a lot of cocoons to make silk. ...
Asked in Insects
What are the yellow maggots in long cocoons woven onto wood in a shed?
I have had the same yellow maggots in long cocoons and I cannot find out what they are. Does anyone know? ...
Asked in History of China, Ancient China
How did the ancient Chinese make silk?
The business of raising silkworms and unwinding cocoons is now known as silk culture or sericulture. It takes an average of 25-28 days for a silkworm, which is no bigger than an ant, to grow old enough to spin cocoon. Then the women farmers will pick them up one by one to piles of straws, then the silkworm will attach itself to the straw, with its legs to the outside and begin to spin. The next step is unwinding the cocoons;...