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Caparros Megido Rudy

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ORCID
0000-0001-9368-7072
Main Referenced Co-authors
Francis, Frédéric  (92)
Haubruge, Eric  (39)
Alabi, Taofic  (23)
Blecker, Christophe  (23)
Verheggen, François  (19)
Main Referenced Keywords
Entomophagy (16); Hermetia illucens (8); entomophagy (6); Insect Science (5); Tenebrio molitor (5);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
Entomologie fonctionnelle et évolutive Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech - Université de Liège (2)
Food Science and Formulations (2)
Laboratoire d'Entomologie fonctionnelle et évolutive (2)
Laboratory of functional and evolutionary Entomology, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech-University of Liège (Belgium) (2)
AFFISH-RC - Applied and Fundamental FISH Research Center - ULiège [BE] (1)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Entomology & pest control (90)
Agriculture & agronomy (15)
Food science (12)
Animal production & animal husbandry (4)
Zoology (3)

Publications (total 108)

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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. https://hdl.handle.net/2268/154676

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Caparros Megido, R., Gierts, C., Blecker, C., Brostaux, Y., Haubruge, E., Alabi, T., & Francis, F. (2016). Consumer acceptance of insect-based alternative meat products in Western countries. Food Quality and Preference. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2016.05.004 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/196548

Segers, A., Rossini, L., Caparros Megido, R., Garone, E., & Francis, F. (June 2024). Development of Bruchus rufimanus Boheman 1833 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) at different temperatures with special emphasis on rearing and modelling approach. Journal of Stored Products Research, 107, 102352. doi:10.1016/j.jspr.2024.102352
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Cokola Cuma, M., Kenis Marc, Noël, G., Caparros Megido, R., Durocher-Granger Léna, Bisimwa Basengere Espoir, & Francis, F. (21 May 2024). Fall armyworm and associated insect natural enemies in eastern DR Congo [Poster presentation]. 75th Internation Symposium on Crop Protection ISCP, Ghent, Belgium.
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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
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Numbi Muya, G. M., Kambashi Mutiaka, B., Bindelle, J., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (24 April 2024). Nutritional composition of three edible caterpillars in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 1, 1-11.
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Numbi Muya, G. M., Kambashi, B. M., Bindelle, J., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2024). Nutritional composition of three edible caterpillars in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 1-11. doi:10.1163/23524588-00001021
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Caparros Megido, R., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Le Gall, P., Tomberlin, J. K., Miranda, C. D., Jordan, H. R., Picard, C. J., Pino, M. J. M., Ramos-Elordy, J., Katz, E., Barragán-Fonseca, K. B., Costa-Neto, E. M., Ponce-Reyes, R., Wijffels, G., Ghosh, S., Jung, C., Han, Y. S., Conti, B., ... van Huis, A. (06 March 2024). A worldwide overview of the status and prospects of edible insect production. Entomologia Generalis, 44 (1), 3-27. doi:10.1127/entomologia/2023/2279
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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
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Battisti, A., Walker, A. A., Uemura, M., Zalucki, M. P., Brinquin, A.-S., Caparros Megido, R., Gachet, E., Kerdelhué, C., & Desneux, N. (2024). Look but do not touch: the occurrence of venomous species across Lepidoptera. Entomologia Generalis, 44 (1), 29 - 39. doi:10.1127/entomologia/2023/2295
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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., 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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Rehayem, M., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (18 July 2022). Ecological impacts of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora’s inundative treatments [Poster presentation]. 26th National Symposium for Applied Biological Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium.

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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Detilleux, L., Poligui, R. N., Iannello, L., Dogot, T., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2022). Entomophagy in Gabon across the African context. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 8 (7), 711-720. doi:10.3920/JIFF2021.0064
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Hamidou Leyo, I., Moussa Ousmane, Z., Noël, G., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (20 October 2021). Breeding Enhancement of Musca domestica L. 1758: Egg Load as a Measure of Optimal Larval Density. Insects, 12 (11), 956. doi:10.3390/insects12110956
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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.
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Numbi Muya, G. M., Kambashi, B. M., Bindelle, J., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (31 August 2021). Description of the development cycle of Aegocera rectilinea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a caterpillar consumed in western Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 8 (4), 439-446. doi:10.3920/JIFF2021.0093
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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
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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
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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
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Detilleux, L., Wittock, G., Dogot, T., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (06 January 2021). Edible insects, what about the perceptions of Belgian youngsters? British Food Journal, 123 (6), 1985-2002. doi:10.1108/BFJ-08-2020-0754
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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
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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
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Hoc, B., Tomson, T., Malumba Kamba, P., Blecker, C., Jijakli, H., Purcaro, G., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2021). Production of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) using black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) prepupae-based formulations with differentiated fatty acid profiles. Science of the Total Environment, 794. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148647
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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.

Hoc, B., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (2020). Développement d'un élevage artificiel de mouches-soldats noires (Hermetia illucens L. 1758) par la valorisation de coproduits agricoles pour produire des intrants aquacoles [Paper presentation]. 12ème assemblée sectorielle d'aquaculture, Hargimont, 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
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Gay, M., Lempereur, L., Francis, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (2020). Control of Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer 1778) and other mites with volatile organic compounds, a review. Parasitology. doi:10.1017/S0031182020000530
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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.

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.

Hoc, B., Francis, F., carpentier, J., Mostade, L., Blecker, C., Purcaro, G., & Caparros Megido, R. (27 January 2020). Enrichment in omega3 of Hermetia illucens (L. 1758) prepupae from oilseed co products [Poster presentation]. 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.
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Francis, F., Mazzucchelli, G., Baiwir, D., Debode, F., Berben, G., & Caparros Megido, R. (2020). Proteomics based approach for edible insect fingerprinting in novel food: Differential efficiency according to selected model species. Food Control, 112. doi:10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107135
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Hoc, B., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (05 September 2019). Enrichment in ω3 of Hermetia illucens prepupae of from oilseed co-products [Paper presentation]. INSECTA 2019, Potsdam, Germany.

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
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Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (24 January 2019). Nuisibles et zoonoses [Paper presentation]. Déclarés Nuisibles? Stratégies de protection à appliquer du champ à l’assiette, Bruxelles, Belgium.

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
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Hoc, B., Noël, G., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (September 2018). Optimization of Black Soldier Fly artificial reproduction [Poster presentation]. INSECTA 2018, Giessen, Germany.

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.

Hoc, B., Martin, C., Sarles, L., Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (August 2018). Optimisation of Hermetia illucens reproduction according to appropriate laying sources [Poster presentation]. internationalsociety of chemical ecology, Budapest, Hungary.

Blecker, C., Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (19 March 2018). Focus sur la sécurité sanitaire des insectes comestibles [Paper presentation]. 6è Journées scientifiques de l'Agro-Alimentaire, Sousse, Tunisia.

Caparros Megido, R., Poeleart, C., Ernens, M., Liotta, M., Blecker, C., Danthine, S., Tyteca, E., Haubruge, E., Alabi, T., Bindelle, J., & Francis, F. (2018). Effect of household cooking techniques on the microbiological load and the nutritional quality of mealworms (Tenebrio molitor L. 1758). Food Research International. doi:10.1016/j.foodres.2018.01.002
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Halloran, A.* , Caparros Megido, R.* , Oloo, J., Weigel, T., Nsevolo Miankeba, P., & Francis, F. (2018). Comparative aspects of cricket farming in Thailand, Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Kenya. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. doi:10.3920/JIFF2017.0016
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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
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Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2018). Insects, the next European foodie craze? In Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems (pp. 353-361). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74011-9_21
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Poelaert, C., Francis, F., Alabi, T., Caparros Megido, R., Crahay, B., Bindelle, J., & Beckers, Y. (2018). Protein value of two insects, subjected to various heat treatments, using growing rats and the protein digestibility-corrected amino acid score. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 4 (2), 77-87. doi:10.3920/JIFF2017.0003
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Paul, A., Frederich, M., Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Malik, P., Uyttenbroeck, R., Francis, F., Blecker, C., Haubruge, E., Lognay, G., & Danthine, S. (June 2017). Insect fatty acids: A comparison of lipids from three Orthopterans and Tenebrio molitor L. larvae. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20 (2), 337-340. doi:10.1016/j.aspen.2017.02.001
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Caparros Megido, R., Desmedt, S., Blecker, C., Bera, F., Haubruge, E., Alabi, T., & Francis, F. (2017). Microbiological load of edible insects found in Belgium. Insects. doi:10.3390/insects8010012
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Verheggen, F., Perrault, K., Caparros Megido, R., Dubois, L., Francis, F., Haubruge, E., Forbes, S., Focant, J.-F., & Stefanuto, P.-H. (2017). The Odor of Death: An Overview of Current Knowledge on Characterization and Applications. Bioscience. doi:10.1093/biosci/bix046
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Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2017). Small-scale production of crickets and impact on rural livelihoods. In Insects as food and feed: From production to consumption. Wageningen Academic Publisher.
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Barsics, F.* , Caparros Megido, R.* , Brostaux, Y., Haubruge, E., Barsics, C., Blecker, C., & Francis, F. (2017). Could new information influence attitudes to foods supplemented with edible insects? British Food Journal. doi:10.1108/BFJ-11-2016-0541
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Caparros Megido, R. (2017). Are edible insects ready for the European market? First insights into insect quality as food ingredient for human consumption [Doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/215574

Paul, A., Frederich, M., Uyttenbroeck, R., Malik, P., Filocco, S., Richel, A., Heuskin, S., Alabi, T., Caparros Megido, R., Franck, T., Bindelle, J., Maesen, P., Francis, F., Lognay, G., Blecker, C., Haubruge, E., & Danthine, S. (December 2016). Nutritional Composition and Rearing Potential of the Meadow Grasshopper (Chorthippus parallelus Zetterstedt). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 19 (4), 1111-1116. doi:10.1016/j.aspen.2016.09.012
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Ettaib, R., Belkadhi Mohamed, S., Ben Belgacem, A., Aoun, F., Verheggen, F., & Caparros Megido, R. (December 2016). Effectiveness of pheromone traps against Tuta absoluta. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 4(6), 841-844.
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Nsevolo Miankeba, P., Alabi, T., Caparros Megido, R., Sablon, L., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2016). La biodiversité entomologique comme source d’aliments à Kinshasa (République démocratique du Congo). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. doi:10.1080/00379271.2016.1186467
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Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2016). Current status of edible insect industry and research in Europe with a particular focus on the Belgian case [Paper presentation]. Activation of the edible insect industry in Korea, Yecheon, South Korea.

Caparros Megido, R., Gierts, C., Blecker, C., Brostaux, Y., Haubruge, E., Alabi, T., & Francis, F. (2016). Consumer acceptance of insect-based alternative meat products in Western countries. Food Quality and Preference. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2016.05.004
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Francis, F., Caparros Megido, R., Doyen, V., & Corazza, F. (2016). Identification et caractérisation des allergènes d'insectes [Paper presentation]. Colloque Adebiotech - Proteinove2016- Immunogénicité/allergénicité, paris, France.

Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Nieus, C., Blecker, C., Danthine, S., Bogaert, J., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2016). Optimization of a cheap and residential small-scale production of edible crickets with local by-products as an alternative protein-rich human food source in Ratanakiri Province (Cambodia). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. doi:10.1002/jsfa.7133
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Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., Blecker, C., & Francis, F. (2016). Consommation d’insectes : des arguments santé à l’acceptation et au changement de comportement alimentaire. In P. Le Gall & E. Motte-Florac, Savoureux insectes De l’aliment traditionnel à l’innovation gastronomique. Presses universitaires de Rennes/Institut de Recherche pour le développement.
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Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2016). How to convince Westerners to eat insects? [Paper presentation]. Insecta 2016, Magdeburg, Germany.

Caparros Megido, R. (2015). Intérêt nutritionnel des insectes. Les lettres d'infos Valorial.

De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Fauconnier, M.-L., Brostaux, Y., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (24 August 2015). Tuta absoluta infested plant induced HIPV role in Macrolophus pygmaeus foraging behavior [Paper presentation]. International Plant Protection Congress, Berlin, Germany.

De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Fauconnier, M.-L., Brostaux, Y., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (19 May 2015). Macrolophus pygmaeus perception of HIPV's from Tuta absoluta infested tomato plants [Poster presentation]. 67th International Symposium on Crop Protection.

Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Larreché, S., Louxinger, A., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2015). Risques et valorisation des insectes dans l’alimentation humaine et animale. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. doi:10.1080/00379271.2015.1122911
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Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., Blecker, C., & Francis, F. (2015). Des insectes au menu: apports protéiques et nutriments particuliers? In 56èmes Journées Nationales de Diététique et de Nutrition (pp. 177).
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De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Fauconnier, M.-L., Brostaux, Y., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (2015). Tuta absoluta-induced plant volatiles: attractiveness towards the generalist predator Macrolophus pygmaeus. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. doi:10.1007/s11829-015-9388-6
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Caparros Megido, R., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2015). Are edible insects really green? Food Science and Law.
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Bawin, T., Dujeu, D., Fagan, M., De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (13 December 2014). Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) ability to localize and develop on wild and cultivated solanaceous plant species [Paper presentation]. Zoology 2014 - 21st Benelux Congress of Zoology, Liege, Belgium.

De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Fauconnier, M.-L., Brostaux, Y., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (13 December 2014). Exploiting tritrophic interactions to control the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta [Paper presentation]. Zoology 2014 - 21st Benelux Congress of Zoology, Liège, Belgium.

De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Fauconnier, M.-L., Brostaux, Y., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (20 May 2014). Exploiting tritrophic interactions to control the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta [Paper presentation]. 66th Symposium on Crop Protection, Gand, Belgium.

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.

De Backer, L., Caparros Megido, R., Fauconnier, M.-L., Brostaux, Y., & Verheggen, F. (02 April 2014). Macrolophus pygmaeus Rambur [Heteroptera: Miridae] attraction to HIPVs released by tomato under infestation by the leafminer Tuta absoluta Meyrick [Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae] [Poster presentation]. Entomophagiste 2014, Louvain, Belgium.

Caparros Megido, R., Dekeirsschieter, J., & Haubruge, E. (2014). La colonisation entomologique en présence de drogues: une approche expérimentale. In Insectes, cadavres et scènes de crime : Principe et applications de l'entomologie médico-légale. de boeck.
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Caparros Megido, R., De Backer, L., Ettaïb, R., Brostaux, Y., Fauconnier, M.-L., Delaplace, P., Lognay, G., Belkhadi, M. S., Haubruge, E., Francis, F., & Verheggen, F. (2014). Role of larval host plant experience and solanaceous plant volatile emissions in Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) host finding behavior. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. doi:10.1007/s11829-014-9315-2
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Caparros Megido, R., Sablon, L., Geuens, M., Brostaux, Y., Alabi, T., Blecker, C., Drugmand, D., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2014). Edible insects acceptance by belgian consumers: promising attitude for entomophagy development. Journal of Sensory Studies. doi:10.1111/joss.12077
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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
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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.
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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., Alabi, T., Nieus, C., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2014). Study of the potentiality of insect breeding system for human food in Cambodia (Ratanakiri province) [Paper presentation]. Eating Innovation: the art, culture, science & business of entomphagy.

Caparros Megido, R., Gierts, C., Blecker, C., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2014). Consumer acceptance of insect-based products [Paper presentation]. Eating Innovation: the art, culture, science & business of entomphagy, Montréal, Canada.

Caparros Megido, R., Gierts, C., Blecker, C., Danthine, S., Paul, A., Brostaux, Y., Alabi, T., Haubruge, E., & Francis, F. (2014). Consumer acceptance of insect-based meat substitutes [Paper presentation]. Conference insects to feed the world.

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.

Caparros Megido, R., & Francis, F. (19 October 2013). L'entomophagie, Défis du futur ? [Paper presentation]. 11ème Journée entomologique de Gembloux.

Caparros Megido, R., Brostaux, Y., Haubruge, E., & Verheggen, F. (26 January 2013). Propensity of the Tomato Leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), to Develop on Four Potato Plant Varieties. American Journal of Potato Research, 90, 255-260. doi:10.1007/s12230-013-9300-9
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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.
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Caparros Megido, R., Haubruge, E., & Verheggen, F. (2013). Tuta Absoluta, future menace pour la pomme de terre wallonne? [Paper presentation]. First Research Speed Dating.

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). First evidence of deuterotokous parthenogenesis in the tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Journal of Pest Science. doi:10.1007/s10340-012-0458-6
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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

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