Q. With reference to “Black Soldier Fly” seen in the news recently, consider the following statements:
1.They have high waste-to-biomass conversion efficiency.
2.They are rich in calcium and phosphorus.
3.They have high carbon footprint.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Black Soldier Fly are insects that have high waste-to-biomass conversion efficiency. They are rich in calcium and phosphorus.
Statement 3 is incorrect. Black Soldier Fly larvae are a low-cost, low-footprint, eco-friendly as well as natural feed companion to poultry farmers.