List of review articles and other published commentary by the site editor on insects as a food resource.
By Gene R. DeFoliart
1975. Insects as a source of protein. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 21(3): 161-163.
1979. Is there a greater role for insects as food? Iowa Sci. Teachers Jour. 16(3): 30-31.
1989. The human use of insects as food and as animal feed. Bul. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 35: 22-35.
1990. Insects as food in indigenous populations. In Ethnobiology: Implications and Applications (Eds., D.A. Posey et al) Vol. I, pp. 145-150. Proc. 1st Internat. Cong. Ethnobiol. (Belem, Brazil, 1988).
1992. Insects-an overlooked food resource. In Insect Potpourri: Adventures in Entomology (J. Adams, Ed.). Gainesville, FL: Sandhill Crane Press, pp. 44-48.
1992. Insects as human food: The editor discusses some nutritional and economic aspects. Crop Protect. 11: 395-399.
1993. Hypothesizing about palm weevil and palm rhinoceros beetle larvae as traditional cuisine, tropical waste recycling, and pest and disease control on coconut and other palms-can they be integrated? Principes 37(1): 42-47. (Reprinted from The Food Insects Newsletter)
1995. Edible insects as minilivestock. In Mini- and Microlivestock (Ed., J.E. Cooper), Biodiversity and Conservation 4: 306-321. (B & C is a quarterly international journal published in the U.K. which devoted an entire issue in 1995 to Microlivestock.)
1997. An overview of the role of edible insects in preserving biodiversity. Ecol. Food Nutr. 36(2-4): 109-132.
1999. Insects as food: why the Western attitude is important. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 44:21-50