6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Sericulture and Insect Biotechnology (APSERI-2019) scheduled during March, 2019 at Mysore



The International Sericultural Commission (ISC), Bangalore take great pleasure in announcing the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Sericulture and Insect Biotechnology (APSERI) scheduled to be held at Hotel Southern Star, Mysore, during 2nd to 4th March, 2019. The Congress is an international forum committed exclusively for the sericulture science that provides access to progress made in science and technology, current knowledge of the field and the future opportunities for silkworm and silk. The theme of APSERI-2019 is “Go for Silk Go to Nature”. The following are the 6 scientific sections of the Congress:



Country Reports

Current status of sericulture and insect biotechnology in participating countries. Open to invited speakers only.


All aspects and areas concerning Mulberry like; cultivation, breeding, pathology, physiology, agronomy, soil science, etc.


Rearing, feeding, pathology, physiology, and breeding aspects of Bombyx mori (mulberry silkworm)

Wild Silkworms

Rearing, feeding, pathology, breeding, host-plants, etc.

Insect Biotechnology

Silkworm as a biological model, genetics, physiology, biochemistry, genetic-engineering, molecular biology, developmental biology, and genomics

Post Cocoon Technology

Reeling, cocoon preservation, silk quality, gradation, weaving, processing, product diversification and by-product utilization


Dates to Remember

  1. Contributions (submission of Research Papers)                 :               31st December 2018
  2. Completed Registration Forms with Registration Fee         :               31st December 2018
  3. Late Registration with late registration fee                         :               31st January 2019                                                                                       





Interested persons may obtain further details of the Congress from the following address:

The Coordinator, APSERI-2019,

Office of the International Sericultural Commission (ISC)

Ground Floor, Central Silk Board Complex,

BTM Layout, Madiwala, Bangalore-560 068, INDIA

e-mail: apseri2019@gmail.com

Tel: 00 91 80 26680162; Fax: 00 91 80 26681663

Mobile: 00 91 9036536134


Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 08:30 to Monday, March 4, 2019 - 18:00

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