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mealworm

the larva of a beetle of the genus Tenebrio. Mealworms are pests of stored grain.

mealworm


yellow mealworm
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Vanessa Lynch and her son Ashton and (inset) the offending mealworm
To mask the mealworm smell, she included copious quantities of basil and garlic then conducted a sensory analysis test with fellow students.
Antrocephalus mitys males and females were collected manually with a vacuum flask (150 mL) from the mealworm laboratory colony in the Insectary (Universidade Federal de Vigosa/UFV) in Vigosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil at 25 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C, 60 [+ or -] 10% RH and 10:14 h L:D.
He said that in the near future, mealworms would be ground up for burgers or mince and given a marketing makeover to make them more appealing to shoppers.
If mealworm producers improved their systems using automation, refining their worm feed recipes, and selecting particularly optimal strains of worms, then insects could become an even more attractive option.
But only if we expand our definition of livestock to include such underutilized food sources as mealworms, grasshoppers, and Sago grubs.
Besides, the mealworm attracts poultry, they are fed by the birds, resulting in reduced feed intake and consequent weight loss and production decreasing (Matias 1992; Japp 2010).
Chef Henk van Gurp, who created recipes for mealworm quiche and chocolate pralines with buffalo worms, sees no reason to disguise the ingredients, and sprinkles mealworms on top of the quiche filling and onto the chocolate buffalo worms as protein.
In The Mealworm Diaries, Jeremy has a secret and he wants to keep it that way but his nightmares, his place on the cross country team and Aaron--the weird kid who can't sit still--lead him to divulge the truth.
Fifteen (39%) consumed chocolate covered crickets, 12 (32%) chose the sauteed mealworms and 11 participants (29%) consumed live mealworms.
Slugs and mealworm can attack the tubers if the soil gets wet.