ABOUT US ~
Central Sericultural Germplasm Resources Centre (CSGRC) was established
in 1990 by the Central
Silk Board, Government of India. We maintain 1269 mulberry
and 464 silkworm germplasm resources.
are available for 928 mulberry and 431 silkworm germplasm. More than
100 descriptors in mulberry and 70 descriptors in silkworm are currently
would make CSGRC one of the largest repositories of sericultural germplasm
in the world.
would welcome suggestions and co-operation from scientific institutions,
environmentalists and researchers for strengthening our collection as
well as utilization of available resources.
CSGRC is located at Hosur in Tamil Nadu approximately 40 km from Bangalore.
Nearest Airport is Bangalore and Railway station is at Hosur.
Altitude : 942 meters above MSL
Latitude : 12o 45" N
Longitude : 77o 51" E
Maximum Temperature : 27-36oC
Hottest month : April
Minimum Temperature : 9-14oC
Coldest month : December
Annual Rainfall : 800-1000 mm