Publications and communications of Rudy Caparros Megido

Detilleux, L., Bayendi Loudit, S., Le Gall, P., Francis, F., Caparros Megido, R., & Dogot, T. (02 May 2024). Consumers of insect-based foods: a cross-cultural study between Belgium and Gabon. Journal of Insect Science, 24 (3). doi:10.1093/jisesa/ieae051

Benitez, J.-P., Dierckx, A., Caparros Megido, R., Renardy, S., Vom Berge, C., Hubert P., Jehaes Géraldine, Gelder, J., Nzau Matondo, B., Philippart, J.-C., & Ovidio, M. (2024). Subvention d’etude relative a la rehabilitation du Saumon atlantique dans le bassin de la meuse. Rapport final février 2023 - janvier 2024. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/318403

Madamo Malasi, F., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2024). Bioecology of Imbrasia epimethea (Drury, 1773) caterpillars consumed in Kwilu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. doi:10.1163/23524588-20230113

Cokola Cuma, M., Ben Fekih, I., Caparros Megido, R., Delvigne, F., Bisimwa, E. B., & Francis, F. (26 November 2023). Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) à l’Est de la RD Congo : exploration des champignons entomopathogènes indigènes pour la lutte biologique [Poster presentation]. Conférence Internationale Francophone d'Entomologie CIFE, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Madamo Malasi, F., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (26 November 2023). Bioécologie des chenilles d’Imbrasia epimethea (Drury1773) consommées dans la province du Kwilu en République Démocratique du Congo [Poster presentation]. Conférence Internationale Francophone d'Entomologie, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Cokola Cuma, M., Ben Fekih, I., Bisimwa, E. B., Caparros Megido, R., Delvigne, F., & Francis, F. (12 October 2023). Isolats de champignons entomopathogènes indigènes pour le contrôle de Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) au Sud-Kivu, Est de la République démocratique du Congo [Poster presentation]. Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech et la République Démocratique du Congo - Enjeux et perspectives d’une coopération ancrée dans l’histoire, Gembloux, Belgium.

Madamo Malasi, F., Armel GOUGBEDJI, Cokola Cuma, M., Malaisse, F., Constantin LUBINI, Dieudonné, M., Paul LATHAM, Francis, F., Caparros Megido, R., & Frederich, M. (28 September 2023). Bioécologie des chenilles d'Imbrasia epimethea (Drury, 1773) consommées dans la province du kwilu en République Démocratique du Congo [Poster presentation]. Colloque "Gembloux Agro-Bio tech et la RDC - enjeux et perspectives d'une coopération ancrée dans l'histoire" (Belgique)Poster, Gembloux, Belgium.

Cokola Cuma, M., Van Den Bussche, R., Noël, G., Kouanda, N., Sèye, F., Yarou, B. B., Caparros Megido, R., Bayendi Loudit, S. M., Lonpi Tipi, E., Michel, B., & Francis, F. (2023). Managing fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Experience from smallholder farmers in central and western Africa. Food and Energy Security, 491. doi:10.1002/fes3.491

Cokola Cuma, M., Ben Fekih, I., Bisimwa, E. B., Caparros Megido, R., Delvigne, F., & Francis, F. (17 May 2023). Natural occurrence of Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) infecting Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and earwig in eastern DR Congo. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 33 (1), 54. doi:10.1186/s41938-023-00702-2

Segers, A., Noël, G., Delanglez, L., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (02 February 2023). Impacts of Semiochemical Traps Designed for Bruchus rufimanus Boheman 1833 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Nontarget Beneficial Entomofauna in Field Bean Crops. Insects, 14 (2), 153. doi:10.3390/insects14020153

Segers, A., Carpentier, J., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (February 2023). Gene Silencing of laccase 1 Induced by Double-Stranded RNA in Callosobruchus maculatus (Fabricius 1775) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Suggests RNAi as a Potential New Biotechnological Tool for Bruchid’s Control. Agriculture (Basel, Switzerland), 13 (2), 412. doi:10.3390/agriculture13020412

Nsevolo Miankeba, P., Taofic, A., Kiatoko, N., Mutiaka, K., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (29 October 2022). Protein Content and Amino Acid Profiles of Selected Edible Insect Species from the Democratic Republic of Congo Relevant for Transboundary Trade across Africa. Insects, 13 (11), 994. doi:10.3390/insects13110994

Numbi Muya, G. M., Mutiaka, B. K., Bindelle, J., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (29 September 2022). Human Consumption of Insects in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lepidoptera and Potential Species for Breeding. Insects, 13 (10), 886. doi:10.3390/insects13100886

Madamo Malasi, F., Malaisse, F., Latham Paul, Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (12 July 2022). Caterpillars consumed in Masi-Manimba territory (Kwilu), Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 9 (1), 3-13. doi:10.3920/jiff2022.0032

Detilleux, L., Sandrine Bayendi Loudit, Dogot, T., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (08 July 2022). Message to Gabonese people: “Are you ready to eat insect-based foods like a Westerner?” [Poster presentation]. 26th National Symposium for Applied Biological Sciences, Anvers, Belgium.

Gougbedji, M., Detilleux, J., Lalèyè, P. A., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (30 June 2022). Can Insect Meal Replace Fishmeal? A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Black Soldier Fly on Fish Growth Performances and Nutritional Values. Animals, 12 (13), 1700. doi:10.3390/ani12131700

Detilleux, L., Le Luc, A., Andres, L., Dogot, T., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (14 June 2022). Quality of edible insects seen by Belgian academics [Poster presentation]. Insects to Feed the World 2022, Québec City, Canada.

Segers, A., Dumoulin, L., Caparros Megido, R., Jacquet, N., Cartrysse, C., Malumba Kamba, P., Richel, A., Blecker, C., & Francis, F. (April 2022). Varietal and environmental effects on the production of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) seeds for the food industry by confrontation of agricultural and nutritional traits with resistance against Bruchus spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 327. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2021.107831

Detilleux, L., Le Luc, A., Andres, L., Dogot, T., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (08 September 2021). In what context do you want to eat edible insects? [Poster presentation]. Insecta 2021, Magdeburg, Germany.

Segers, A., De Clerck, C., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (June 2021). Susceptibility of Bruchus rufimanus Boheman 1833 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to three entomopathogenic fungi: Limits of conidial suspensions sprayings and potential alternatives in integrated pest management strategy [Poster presentation]. 2021 International Congress on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control & 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.23290.06086

Gougbedji, M., Agbohessou, P., Lalèyè, P. A., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (May 2021). Technical basis for the small-scale production of black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L. 1758), meal as fish feed in Benin. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 4. doi:10.1016/j.jafr.2021.100153

Hoc, B., Francis, F., Carpentier, J., Mostade, L., Blecker, C., Purcaro, G., & Caparros Megido, R. (April 2021). ω3-enrichment of Hermetia illucens (L. 1758) prepupae from oilseed byproducts. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, 20. doi:10.1016/j.jssas.2021.01.001

Hamidou Leyo, I., Zakari, O., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2021). Techniques de production d’asticots de mouches domestiques (Musca domestica L. 1758) pour l’alimentation des volailles, synthèse bibliographique. Tropicultura. doi:10.25518/2295-8010.1813

Segers, A., Caparros Megido, R., Lognay, G., & Francis, F. (2021). Overview of Bruchus rufimanus Boheman 1833 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Biology, chemical ecology and semiochemical opportunities in integrated pest management programs. Crop Protection, 140 (Février 2021), 105411. doi:10.1016/j.cropro.2020.105411

Hoc, B., Tomson, T., Caparros Megido, R., Bin, J., Mostade, L., Malumba Kamba, P., Blecker, C., Jijakli, H., & Francis, F. (12 December 2020). Integrated model of insect, fish and vegetable production [Poster presentation]. Stakeholdersmeeting insecten 2019, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Numbi Muya, G. M., Caparros Megido, R., Francis, F., & Kambashi Mutiaka, B. (23 November 2020). The edible caterpillar “Mikombidila”, one of the caterpillars consumed in the west of the Democratic Republic of Congo : Description, life cycle and breeding [Poster presentation]. Insect to feed the word 2020, Québec, Canada.

Hoc, B., Genva, M., Fauconnier, M.-L., Lognay, G., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (17 July 2020). About lipid metabolism in Hermetia illucens (L. 1758). On the origin of fatty acids in prepupae. Scientific Reports, 10, 11916. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-68784-8

Gay, M., Lempereur, L., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (31 January 2020). Characterization of the chemical communication of the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae) and its potential use in biological control [Poster presentation]. 25th National Symposium for Applied Biological Sciences, Gembloux, Belgium.

Segers, A., Caparros Megido, R., Lognay, G., & Francis, F. (31 January 2020). FEVERPRO Project Development of biological control methods in alternative to pesticides to manage Bruchus rufimanus Boheman 1833 in field bean crops [Poster presentation]. 25th National Symposium for Applied Biological Sciences (NSABS), Gembloux, Belgium.

Gougbedji, M., Agbohessou, P., Philippe Adédjobi, L., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2020). Inventaire des coproduits agricoles potentiellement utilisables pour la production de pupes de mouche Hermetia illucens (L. 1758) pour l’alimentation piscicole au Bénin. Tropicultura, 38.

Hoc, B., Caparros Megido, R., Noël, G., carpentier, J., & Francis, F. (August 2019). Artificial breeding of black soldier fly [Poster presentation]. 70° Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Gand, Belgium.

Hoc, B., Noël, G., Carpentier, J., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (30 April 2019). Optimization of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) artificial reproduction. PLoS ONE, 14 (4), 0216160. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216160

Francis, F., Doyen, V., Debaugnies, F., Mazzucchelli, G., Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Blecker, C., Haubruge, E., & Corazza, F. (2019). Limited cross reactivity among arginine kinase allergens from mealworm and cricket edible insects. Food Chemistry, 276, 714-718. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.10.082

Gougbedji, M., Caparros Megido, R., Hoc, B., Lalèyè, A. P., & Francis, F. (September 2018). Technical basis for the small-scale production of Black Soldier Fly meal as fish feed in Benin [Poster presentation]. 4th International INSECTA Conference, Giessen, Germany.

Moula, N., Scippo, M.-L., Douny, C., Degand, G., Dawans, E., Cabaraux, J.-F., Hornick, J.-L., Caparros Megido, R., Leroy, P., Francis, F., & Detilleux, J. (2018). Performances of local poultry breed fed black soldier fly larvae reared on horse manure. Animal Nutrition, 4, 73-78. doi:10.1016/j.aninu.2017.10.002

Danthine, S., Blecker, C., Paul, A., Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., Alabi, T., Lognay, G., Fauconnier, M.-L., Frederich, M., & Francis, F. (16 May 2014). Mealworms: Alternate Source of Lipids [Paper presentation]. International Conference: Insects to Feed the World, Ede, Netherlands.

Paul, A., Frederich, M., Blecker, C., Haubruge, E., Francis, F., Caparros Megido, R., Uyttenbroeck, R., Alabi, T., Heuskin, S., Lognay, G., & Danthine, S. (14 May 2014). Belgian Grasshoppers: A Nutritious Food Source [Poster presentation]. International Conference: Insects to Feed the World, Ede, Netherlands.

Bawin, T., De Backer, L., Dujeu, D., Legrand, P., Caparros Megido, R., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (2014). Infestation Level Influences Oviposition Site Selection in the Tomato Leafminer Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Insects, 5, 877-884. doi:10.3390/insects5040877

Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Nieus, C., Blecker, C., Danthine, S., Paul, A., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2014). Optimization of cricket breeding production system for human food in Ratanakiri province (Cambodia) [Poster presentation]. Conference Insects to feed the world.

Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2014). Six pattes et si délicieux : Les insectes dans nos assiettes. Les presses agronomiques de Gembloux.

De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Verheggen, F. (2014). Macrolophus pygmaeus (Rambur) as an efficient predator of the tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) in Europe. A review. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement.

Nsevolo, P., Caparros Megido, R., Blecker, C., Danthine, S., Paul, A., Haubruge, E., Alabi, T., & Francis, F. (2014). Situation and perspective of entomophagy in Kinshasa [Poster presentation]. Conference insects to feed the world.

Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Verheggen, F. (2013). Pheromone-based management strategies to control the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). A review. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 17 (3), 475-482.

Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Verheggen, F. (10 February 2012). Suitability of Tuta absoluta to develop on potato (Solanum tuberosum) [Poster presentation]. PHD Symposium in Leuven.

Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Verheggen, F. (2012). The tomato leafminer reproduces without a mate: New case of parthenogenesis in Lepidoptera [Poster presentation]. Entomology in Belgium 2012.

Caparros Megido, R., Verheggen, F., Delaplace, P., & Haubruge, E. (2011). Potential of Tuta absoluta to infest potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) in Belgium [Poster presentation]. International Symposium on the management of Tuta absoluta, Agadir, Morocco.

Caparros Megido, R. (2010). Etude comparative de la colonisation entomologique post-mortem sur carcasses de porc (Sus domesticus L.) mort par overdose de cocaïne et de pentobarbital [Master’s dissertation, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/96864