Preliminary studies on alternative substrate for multiplication of African palm weevil under captive management

  • C.I. Ebenebe, V.O. Okpoko
  • Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, June 2016, Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • DOI: 10.3920/jiff2015.0089

Edible Insect Consumption in Nigeria

What is it about?

Substrates for rearing African Palm weevil

Why is it important?

We discovered that the palm weevil can thrive and complete its life cycle in sugar cane and can grow appreciably in Water melon but could not pupate in it


Dr Cordelia I Ebenebe
Nnamdi Azikiwe University

The work is novel and made serious contribution to knowledge

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Cordelia I Ebenebe, Dr Cordelia I Ebenebe, and Obinna Okpoko