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The cost of compound feed is a constraint in intensive fish and poultry farming, contributing 60-80% of the total production costs, 70% of which is due to fish and soy meal used as protein source. This review presents the extent to which insects have been utilised as an alternative protein source...

Author(s)
Ssepuuya, G.; Namulawa, V.; Mbabazi, D.; Mugerwa, S.; Fuuna, P.; Nampijja, Z.; Ekesi, S.; Fiaboe, K. K. M.; Nakimbugwe, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2017, 3, 4, pp 289-302
AbstractFull Text

Reaching food security is in general one of the main goals in Developing Countries, especially in Africa. In those countries, a deficiency of protein is being experienced due to the lack of diversification of the food supply by the most part of the population. Fishes are beings which have the...

Author(s)
Koyakomanda, K. C. K.; Canyurt, M. A.; Kop, A.
Publisher
Uludag Üniversitesi, Bursa, Turkey
Citation
Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi, Uludağ Üniversitesi, 2016, 30, Special Issue, pp 243-246
Abstract

This study examined the potential of using the freshwater shrimp, Caridina nilotica (CNM), and mung beans, Vigna radiata (VRM), to replace Rastrineobola argentea fishmeal (RAF) as the primary protein source in fish feeds in East Africa. Six diets with varying proportions of RAF, CNM, VRM and full...

Author(s)
Kubiriza, G. K.; Akol, A. M.; Arnason, J.; Sigurgeirsson, Ó.; Snorrason, S.; Tómasson, T.; Thorarensen, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Aquaculture Nutrition, 2018, 24, 1, pp 94-101
Abstract

Securing protein for the approximate 10 billion humans expected to inhabit our planet by 2050 is a major priority for the global community. Evidence has accrued over the past 30 years that strongly supports and justifies the sustainable use of insects as a means to produce protein products as feed...

Author(s)
Tomberlin, J. K.; Huis, A. van; Benbow, M. E.; Jordan, H.; Astuti, D. A.; Azzollini, D.; Banks, I.; Bava, V.; Borgemeister, C.; Cammack, J. A.; Chapkin, R. S.; Čičková, H.; Crippen, T. L.; Day, A.; Dicke, M.; Drew, D. J. W.; Emhart, C.; Epstein, M.; Finke, M.; Fischer, C. H.; Gatlin, D.; Grabowski, N. Th.; He, C.; Heckman, L.; Hubert, A.; Jacobs, J. (et al)
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2015, 1, 4, pp 307-309

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