Research Papers/Topics in Zoology

Edible Insects Rearing Methods And Incorporation Into Commercial Food Products a Critical Review

Insects are appealing assemblage of organisms classified under the phylum Arthropoda and considered the most diversified in nature. A sum of 2-3 million are estimated on earth constituting as much as 80% - more than 90% of all species in the animal kingdom. Varied nutritional aspects range from high quality protein, natural fat, vitamins, fibre contents and diverse minerals. That they are of great taste, confirmed delicacy and reduce to minimal the climatic change impacts from increasing worl...

Incorporated Edible Insect based Foods The How And Why

Edible insects are appealing assemblage of organisms with varied nutritional aspects ranging from high quality protein, natural fat, vitamins, fibre contents and diverse minerals. It is now a known fact that the world populace would crawl to insect-based foods after the “insect to feed the world” conference and world edible insect programmes as food shortages are alarming and climatic considerations are on the rise. With yearn for food everywhere, start-up and scaling up insect-based food...

Review on INSECTICIDAL, ANTIFEEDANT, AND REPELLENT PROPERTIES OF SODOM APPLE (Calotropis procera)

Calotropis procera contained many biological active chemical groups including, cardenolides, steroids, tannins, glycosides, phenols, terpenoids, sugars, flavonoids, alkaloids and saponins. Several parts of this plants such as leaves, stern, latex and roots  exerted many entomological effects on a number insects pest. which includes anti-feedants, repellent, adulticidal, ovicidal and larvicidal. The present review will highlight the chemical constituents and the potential effects of...