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Insect Economics publishes high quality studies on how insects impact economic growth and development, human and animal health, insects for fast fertilisers and increasing crop productivity, and other commercial uses of insects.Read More
The ‘Insect Economics’ section of Frontiers in Insect Science provides a platform for innovative and high-quality research at household, market, and macro levels to advance the understanding of insects’ role in sustainable food supply, food security, livelihoods, and ecological services. Through enhancing the understanding of this topical branching of insect science, we aim to influence the policy actions of the public and private sectors and their development partners to manage beneficial and harmful insects toward sustainable economic growth and development. Insect Economics seeks to publish research that is multidisciplinary and diverse in methods.
Areas covered by this section include, but are not limited to:
· Economics of insects in the food production and value chain system
· Insects role in nutrition, health, food security, poverty, and employment
· Role of insects in environmental sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions
· Ecological value of insects
· Production, marketing and value chains for edible insects and related consumer interest and behaviour
· Insects as agribusiness
· Management of beneficial insects for sustainable agriculture
· Socio-economic and environmental impacts of insect pests
· Economics of Integrated Pest Management including biological control of insect pests
· Post-harvest handling of agricultural produce and storage pests.
All studies must contribute constructive ideas and insights into the research areas outlined above. Research dealing with insect science’s biological aspects does not fall within the scope of this section and should be submitted to more specialized sections and journals.
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Insect Economics welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Policy Brief, Registered Report, Review, Systematic Review and Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Insect Economics, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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