volume 168, issue 6-7, P460-471 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12915
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Jaana M. Sorjonen, Vilma J. Lehtovaara, Joni Immonen, Maija Karhapää, Anu Valtonen, Heikki Roininen

Abstract: The use of food industry by‐products in insect feeds has gained increasing attention recently. However, the understanding of how well the economically valuable edible insect Ruspolia differens (Serville) (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) can grow and develop with plant‐based by‐product feeds is currently lacking. It is important to determine the nutritional requirements, especially protein demand, of this species before developing artificial feeds for mass‐rearing. We reared R. differens with four control diets and …

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