African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6709

Full Length Research Paper

Use of house cricket to address food security in Kenya: “Nutrient and chitin composition of farmed crickets as influenced by age”

Carolyne Kipkoech
  • Carolyne Kipkoech
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P. O. Box 62000-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
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John N. Kinyuru
  • John N. Kinyuru
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P. O. Box 62000-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Samuel Imathiu
  • Samuel Imathiu
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P. O. Box 62000-00200, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Nanna Roos
  • Nanna Roos
  • Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports,University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 26, 1958, Frederiksberg C, Denmark.
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  •  Received: 23 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 21 September 2017
  •  Published: 02 November 2017

How to cite this article

APA /
Kipkoech, C., Kinyuru, J. N., Imathiu, S., & Roos, N. (2017). Use of house cricket to address food security in Kenya: “Nutrient and chitin composition of farmed crickets as influenced by age”. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 12(44), 3189-3197.
Chicago /
Carolyne Kipkoech, John N. Kinyuru, Samuel Imathiu and Nanna Roos. "Use of house cricket to address food security in Kenya: “Nutrient and chitin composition of farmed crickets as influenced by age”." African Journal of Agricultural Research 12, no. 44 (2017): 3189-3197.
MLA /
Carolyne Kipkoech, et al. "Use of house cricket to address food security in Kenya: “Nutrient and chitin composition of farmed crickets as influenced by age”." African Journal of Agricultural Research 12.44 (2017): 3189-3197.