Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
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Entomophagy: Edible Insects and the Future of Food
Insects as a protein alternative and solution to our world's food crisis.
Curated by Ana C. Day
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Determination of some essential minerals in selected edible insects


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Jacques Mignon's curator insight, June 11, 2013 3:47 PM

African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry Vol. 7(5), pp. 194-197, May 2013   

DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC2013.0504

 

Ajai A. I., Bankole M., Jacob J. O. and Audu U. A.

 

"From the high essential minerals content obtained from this study, these insects could harnessed as alternative source of these minerals in order to help compliment the nutritional needs of an individual."

 

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Diversity and nutritional status of edible insects in Nigeria: A review

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"Information on insects as food in Nigeria was collected by reviewing the literature of what scientists have done locally in the country. A list of 22 edible insect species from six orders were compiled. Of these, 77.3% were Lepidoptera (27.3%), Coleoptera (27.3%), Orthoptera (22.7%) and 22.7% Isoptera, Hemiptera and Hymenoptera."


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Jacques Mignon's curator insight, May 2, 2013 5:53 AM

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation Vol. 5(4), pp. 215-222, April 2013


DOI: 10.5897/IJBC12.121


ISSN 2141-243X ©2013 Academic Journals  

 

Alamu, O.T., Amao, A.O., Nwokedi, C.I., Oke, O.A.and Lawa, I.O.

 

 


Jacques Mignon's comment, May 2, 2013 6:04 AM
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