What are pearls and how are these produced

Alagarswami, K and Qasim, S Z (1974) What are pearls and how are these produced. Seafood Export Journal, 6 (1). pp. 1-10.



A pearl is a gem and there is no place better known for pearls than the neck of a beautiful woman. In early poetic collections of Tamil literature, the beauty of Indian pearls has been mentioned so for€efully that pearls formed one of the earliest objects of India's foreign trade with Egypt. Rome, Greece and China.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pearls; pearl culture
Subjects:Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
ID Code:7596
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:22 Feb 2011 17:32
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