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Posted by in MISCELLANEOUS on November 10, 2014 .

Aziz BÜYÜKAŞIK, Investigative Writer

Serial no: 18  
Extortion order

Sericulture was an important medium of livelihood for people in the region, almost all families were first and foremost engaged in sericulture.  They gained a significant profit out of it within only a month or a maximum of 40-days of working in spring. When mulberry trees- the only nutrition for silkworms- were harmed due to a grasshopper raid, this brought along an unproductive year in sericulture.  

A flock of grasshoppers covered and consumed all they say in the environment; the corps, the trees, and whatever was green. They not only ate the leaves, but...