Published research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on insects as food and as animal feedstuffs.
DeFoliart, G.R., M.D. Finke, M.L. Sunde. 1982. Potential Value of the Mormon cricket (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) harvested as a high-protein feed for poultry. J. Econ. Entomol. 75(5): 848-852
Finke, M.D., M.L. Sunde, G.R. DeFoliart. 1985. An evaluation of the protein quality of Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex Haldeman) when used as a high protein feedstuff for poultry. Poult. Sci. 64: 708-712.
Landry, S.V., G.R. DeFoliart, M.L. Sunde. 1986. Larval protein quality of six species of Lepidoptera (Saturniidae, Sphingidae, Noctuidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 79: 600-604.
Nakagaki, B.J., M.L. Sunde, G.R. DeFoliart. 1987. Protein quality of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus, when fed to broiler chicks. Poult. Sci. 66: 1367-1371
Finke, M.D., G.R. DeFoliart, N.J. Benevenga. 1987. Use of simultaneous curve fitting and a four-parameter logistic model to evaluate the nutritional quality of protein sources at growth rates of rats from maintenance to maximum gain. J. Nutr. 117: 1681-1688.
Finke, M.D., G.R. DeFoliart, N.J. Benevenga. 1987. Use of a four-parameter logistic model to evaluate the protein quality of mixtures of Mormon cricket meal and corn gluten meal in rats. J. Nutr. 117: 1740-1750.
Finke, M.D., G.R. DeFoliart, N.J. Benevenga. 1989. Use of a four-parameter logistic model to evaluate the quality of the protein from three insect species when fed to rats. J. Nutr. 119: 864-871.
Nakagaki, B.J., G.R. DeFoliart. 1991. A comparison of diets for mass-rearing the cricket, Acheta domesticus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae), as a novelty food, and comparison of food conversion efficiency with those reported for vertebrate livestock. J. Econ. Entomol. 84(3): 891-896.
Parajulee, M.N, G.R. DeFoliart. 1992. A simple method of heat supplementation for cricket mass-rearing in the absence of controlled-temperature equipment in developing countries. J. Inst. Agric. Anim. Sci. (Rampur, Nepal) 13: 95-98.
Parajulee, M.N., G.R. DeFoliart, D.B. Hogg. 1993. Model for use in mass-production of Acheta domesticus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) as food. J. Econ. Entomol. 86(5): 1424-1428.