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  1. Ann. Tabac, 1986, Sect. 2-20, p. 81-92., ISSN.0399-0354

    Nutritional evaluation of tobacco cultivars by a biological test using Tenebrio molitor larvae (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae)

    PRACROS P.; COURANJOU C.
    INRA, Laboratoire des Insectes des Denrées, Pont-de-la-Maye, France
    The responses of the meal-worm larvae (tenebrio molitor) to the presence of tobacco leaves in their diets as the only source of proteins, are directly related to the concentrations of alkaloids. Thus, the "Tenebrio test" makes it possible to ...