Search for dissertations about: "Insect rearing"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Insect rearing.

  1. 1. A behavioural investigation into Eristalis tenax : Pursuit, approach estimation, locomotor activity and rearing

    Author : Malin Thyselius; Karin Nordström; Anna Rostedt Punga; Yuri Ogawa; Emily Baird; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Eristalis tenax; Insect rearing; Hoverflies; Pollinators; Circadian rhythm; Target detection; Motion vision; Pursuit; LAMS; Flight arena;

    Abstract : Hoverflies are suggested to be the 2nd most important pollinator group after bees and bumblebees, and with the changing climate and dwindling numbers of pollinators it might never have been more important understanding our pollinators. Given the hoverflies’ small brains, beautiful aerial acrobatics, good temporal resolution, but limited spatial resolution, these flies make interesting study animals for flight behaviour and vision research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Valorization of Low Value Organic Waste by the use of Black Soldier Fly Larvae – Bioconversion of Sludge from the Pulp and Paper Industry

    Author : Robert Norgren; Anders Jonsson; Olof Björkqvist; William Hogland; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable sludge management; bioconversion; insect protein;

    Abstract : The current economic system is not sustainable, as it is based on a linear flow of resources from extraction, production, use and disposal. The linear flow of resources must be replaced with a circular flow where waste is seen as a resource. READ MORE