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Cuchama   Edible Insects As Part of the Traditional Food System of the Popoloca Town of Los Reyes Metzontla, Mexico    
Resources   Beondegi: is a Korean street food made with silkworm pupae.   Silkworms culture as a source of protein for humans in space by Yunan Yang, Liman Tang, Ling Tong, Hong Liu   Silkworm pupae oil exerts hypercholesterolemic and antioxidant effects in high-cholesterol diet-fed rats   Microwave-assisted extraction of silkworm pupal oil and evaluation of its fatty acid composition, physicochemical properties and antioxidant activities   Silkworm Pupae Meal   The Worm Lady – the silkworm life cycle    
Resources   Breeding the Cochineal for Harvest   Mexican Farmers Find An Unlikely Source Of Profit In The Cochineal Bug   Cochineal Bugs Create Red Dye: A Moment in Science   Some more…   Dye Pigments videos at 4Ento Green   Resources at 4Ento Green    
Resources   Hot Sauce Made With Ants—Would You Eat It? | Expedition Raw by National Geographic “Tourists visiting Kumarakapay, in Venezuela’s Gran Sabana region, can enjoy a special hot sauce, kumache, with their meals. Restaurant owner Kendall Donals describes the process of collecting and preparing the ants and termites that go into the sauce, a tradition of the local indigenous people, whose ancestors relied on the ants for sustenance.”     Assessment of Nutrients of Escamoles Ant Eggs Limotepum apiculatum M. by Spectroscopy Methods by Virginia Melo-Ruiz1, Tomas Quirino-Barreda, Concepción Calvo-Carrillo, Karina Sánchez-Herrera and Horacio Sandoval-Trujillo   Escamoles Ant Eggs[...]
Check this out!   Livin Farms Insect Hive started production!   wikiHow to Raise Mealworms    
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about locusts Courtesy of Locust watch FAO What is the difference between locusts and grasshoppers? What is a Desert Locust? What countries are affected by the Desert Locust? Do Desert Locust plagues occur with any regularity? How long does a Desert Locust live? How many eggs does a Desert Locust female produce? more question & all the answers here!     Nice Reads   Reproduction in the African Migratory Locust (Locusta migratoria migratorioides R. & F.) In Relation to Density and Phase. Author(s) : NORRIS, M. J. ; RICHARDS, O. W. Author Affiliation : London, UK Bulletin[...]
Cricket Farming
  Cricket Farming for Human Consumption Summary Cricket farming is a popular activity for farmers in Thailand and started in 1998. Currently around 20.000 farmers raise crickets for human consumption. Cricket farming contributes to the livelihood and nutrition base of farmers and a value chain has established through which the crickets are marketed around Thailand. Acknowledgement To the Mrs Yupa Hanbonsoong, Mrs Tasanee Jamjanya and Mr Patrick Durst, who wrote the six-legged livestock publication and from which most of the information in this technology sheet is used. Cricket species to be used Cricket farming has successfully been established with the[...]