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Nutritional and antinutritional composition of the five species of aquatic edible insects consumed in Manipur, India
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The results showed high levels of sodium, calcium, and magnesium present in the insects, indicating that they are a good source of minerals and strong antioxidant activity, and can play a major role in food security, health, and environment management. Expand
ENTOMOPHAGY PRACTICES AMONG THE ETHNIC COMMUNITIES OF MANIPUR , NORTH-EAST INDIA
The different features of entomophagy practiced by the 30 different ethnic communities inhabited in Manipur were documented. Surveys were done by personal interview and questionnaire based methodExpand
Nutritional and Antinutritional Composition of the Five Species of Aquatic Edible Insects Consumed in Manipur, India
Abstract The people living in Manipur have a distinct identity, culture, and food habits. They have a prototype culture of eating insects. In our study, the nutritive contents of fiveExpand
The first complete mitochondrial genome of a Belostomatidae species, Lethocerus indicus, the giant water bug: An important edible insect.
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The phylogenetic relationship based on maximum-likelihood method using all protein coding genes was congruent with the traditional morphological classification that Belostomatidae is closely related to Nepidae. Expand
MEIMAN: Database exploring Medicinal and Edible insects of Manipur
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A unique database on medicinal and edible insects of Manipur which comprises 51 insects species collected through extensive survey and questionnaire for two years, will be useful in analyzing the insect biodiversity for the development of virgin resources and their industrialization. Expand
2, 3-Dimethylmaleic anhydride (3, 4-Dimethyl-2, 5-furandione): A plant derived insecticidal molecule from Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta (L.) Schott
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The molecule isolated is proved to be an efficient biofumigant which is highly toxic to insect pests for stored grains even at very low concentration, but has no adverse effect on seed germination. Expand
A Review on the Fascinating World of Insect Resources: Reason for Thoughts
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The paper reviews the different fascinating facets of insect resources in order to explore and utilize it in a sustainable way with reference to Indian region. Expand
Complete mitochondrial genome of the wild eri silkworm, Samia canningi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)
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The complete mitochondrial genome of S. canningi was 15,384 bp long that contained 37 genes along with a control region, and the arrangement of the PCGs was same as the majority of Lepidoptera, presenting the order, trnM/trnI/ trnQ between nad2 and control region. Expand
Research Article ENTOMOPHAGY PRACTICES AMONG THE ETHNIC COMMUNITIES OF MANIPUR, NORTH-EAST INDIA
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It is indicated that edible insect can be comparable with other conventional food products by integrating scientific validation to the traditional wisdom. Expand
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