Cultivation vs Sericulture - What's the difference?

cultivation | sericulture |


As nouns the difference between cultivation and sericulture

is that cultivation is the art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture while sericulture is the rearing of silkworms for the production of silk.

cultivation

English

Noun

  • The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
  • The heavy cultivation of the hillside led to soil erosion.
  • The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
  • ''These fields are in cultivation .
  • Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
  • His steadfast cultivation of their relationship finally bore fruit.
  • Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition
  • She is a woman of great cultivation .

    Synonyms

    * (art or act of cultivating) tillage * (advancement or refinement in condition) refinement, culture; education

    sericulture

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The rearing of silkworms for the production of silk.