volume 168, issue 6-7, P472-481 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12940
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Shaphan Y. Chia, Chrysantus M. Tanga, Isaac M. Osuga, Xavier Cheseto, Sunday Ekesi, Marcel Dicke, Joop J.A. van Loon

Abstract: Black soldier fly (BSF) larvae, Hermetia illucens L. (Diptera: Stratiomyidae), bio‐convert organic side streams into high‐quality biomass, the composition of which largely depends on the side stream used. In the present study, BSF larvae were reared on feed substrates composed of dried brewers’ spent grains, each supplemented with either water, waste brewer’s yeast, or a mixture of waste brewer’s yeast and cane molasses to obtain 12 different substrates: barley/water, barley/yeast, barley/yeast/molasses, malte…

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