Publications

June 11, 2020

Nutritional composition of black soldier fly larvae feeding on agro‐industrial by‐products

November 7, 2019

Insects for sustainable animal feed: inclusive business models involving smallholder farmers

Shaphan Y. Chia, Chrysantus M. Tanga, Joop J.A. van Loon, Marcel Dicke

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 41:23–30

 

September 20, 2019

Effect of Dietary Replacement of Fishmeal by Insect Meal on Growth Performance, Blood Profiles and Economics of Growing Pigs in Kenya

Chia, S.Y.; Tanga, C.M.; Osuga, I.M.; Alaru, A.O.; Mwangi, D.M.; Githinji, M.; Subramanian, S.; Fiaboe, K.K.M.; Ekesi, S.; van Loon, J.J.A.; Dicke, M. 

Animals, 9, 705.

 

November 1, 2018

Threshold temperatures and thermal requirements of black soldier fly Hermetia illucens: Implications for mass production

Chia SY, Tanga CM, Khamis FM, Mohamed SA, Salifu D, Sevgan S, et al. 

PLoS ONE 13(11): e0206097.

 

November 28, 2018

Effects of waste stream combinations from brewing industry on performance of Black Soldier Fly, Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)

March 25, 2020

Smallholder farmers’ knowledge and willingness to pay for insect-based feeds in Kenya

March 11, 2021

Black soldier fly larval meal in feed enhances growth performance, carcass yield and meat quality of finishing pigs

S.Y. Chia, C.M. Tanga, I.M. Osuga, A.O. Alaru, D.M. Mwangi, M. Githinji, T. Dubois, S. Ekesi, J.J.A. van Loon and M. Dicke
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 1-16

December 20, 2019

Black soldier fly larvae as a sustainable animal feed ingredient in Kenya

SY Chia
PhD thesis
Wageningen University & Research