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Author Yupa Hanboonsong.

Title Six-legged livestock : edible insect farming, collection and marketing in Thailand / Yupa Hanboonsong, Tasanee Jamjanya, Patrick B. Durst
Published Bangkok, Thailand : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (69 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series RAP publication ; 2013/03
RAP publication ; 2013/03
Contents ""Six-legged livestock: edible insect farming, collection and marketing in Thailand""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Executive summary""; ""Introduction""; ""Objective""; ""Data collection""; ""Edible insectconsumption""; ""Farmed edible insects""; ""Cricket farming""; ""Palm weevil or sago larvae farming ""; ""Wild-harvested edible insects""; ""Bamboo caterpillar (Omphisa fuscidenttalis Hampson, Family Pyralidae)""; ""Weaver ant (Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius, Family Formicidae)""; ""Giant water bug (Lethocerus indicus Lep.-Serv., Family Belostoma dae)""
""Grasshoppers (Order Orthoptera)""""Business and market channels""; ""Subsistence and commercialuse""; ""Edible insect markets""; ""Storage for edible insects""; ""Imported insect products""; ""Recommendations""; ""Conclusion""; ""Literature cited""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 49-51)
Notes Print version record
Subject Edible insects -- Economic aspects -- Thailand.
Edible insects -- Thailand -- Marketing.
Minilivestock -- Economic aspects -- Thailand.
Minilivestock -- Thailand -- Marketing.
Form Electronic book
Author Durst, Patrick B.
Tasanee Jamjanya.
ISBN 9251075794 (electronic bk.)
9789251075791 (electronic bk.)