Products obtained from insects have a high proportion of crude protein: 40-44% in the case of the black soldier fly larvae, or up to 60% in the case of black fly larvae or in grasshoppers, and even reaching 70% in the case of silkworms.
Manuel Fondevila Camps
University of Saragossa. Spain
Manuel Fondevila Camps has a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine/Science. He is currently Professor of Animal Nutrition at the Faculty of VeterinaryMedicine/Science of the University of Saragossa and Dean of the MSc in Animal Nutrition taught at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Saragossa. He has a great teaching and research experience in the nutrition of ruminants and monogastric animals.
Main lines of research
• Assessment of raw materials and their technological treatment
• Microbial fermentation and synthesis in the digestive tract of herbivores
Updated CV 24-Jul-2017