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Matthew R Pettus

Matthew R Pettus

Instituto Internacional

Green Council - Teacher Advisor

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The first paper gives some idea of the need for moisture and the second some basic idea of the amount of food they will consume. I think the rest of your questions will be answered with the pilot study. Urs, K. C. D., & Hopkins, T. L. (1973). Effect of moisture on growth rate and development of two strains of Tenebrio molitor L.(Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae). Journal of Stored Products Research, 8(4), 291-297. Evans, A. C., & Goodliffe, E. R. (1939). The utilisation of food by the larva of the mealworm Tenebrio molitor L.(Coleopb.). Physiological Entomology, 14(4‐6), 57-62.
Nov 16, 2017
Maceration of Skull Tissue by Mealworms
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Brandi, thanks for the questions and your support. I will look into those questions. I'm pretty sure they need little water, but exactly how much I don't know. We are planning on using oatmeal as the substrate. We will be running a small pilot study to figure out the rate and the amount of tissue left on a sample. If you don't mind me asking, what field are you in? This project has brought us in contact with a huge range of people. It has been great for our younger members.
Nov 16, 2017
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Sorry for the confusion. Have a great day.
Nov 15, 2017
Maceration of Skull Tissue by Mealworms
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Mieke, I'm sorry we used your picture without your consent. We looked for a picture via Google and could not find a link back to the original site. I realize it's a little late, but do you mind if we use your photo for our school science project? If it is not alright I will change it today so that we are no longer using your picture. Sorry for the inconvience.
Nov 15, 2017
Maceration of Skull Tissue by Mealworms
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