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Identification of olfactory cues for egg laying in the Black Soldier Fly, an industrially important insect species

Durham University Department of Biosciences

Full time January, October MRes 1 year

About the course

The potential of insect farming in providing a sustainable source of proteins, fats and other agriculturally and industrially valuable products is increasingly recognized. In particular, the use of insect derived proteins in animal feed has significant promise for the development of sustainable food systems. In addition, a number of farmed insect species can be grown on waste products, adding to the potential ecological benefits of insect rearing at agricultural scale.


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2:1 or equivalent

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