Scientific Paper & Books

Scientific paper

Kröncke, N., Benning, R. (2022). Determination of moisture and protein content in living mealworm larvae (Tenebrio molitor L.) using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS). Insects, 13(6), 560, (

Keil, C., Grebenteuch, S., Kröncke, N., Kulow, F., Pfeif, S., Kanzler, C., Rohn, S., Boeck, G., Benning, R., Haase, H. (2022). Systematic studies on the antioxidant capacity and volatile compound profile of yellow mealworm larvae (T. molitor L.) under different drying regimes. Insects, 13(2), 166, (

Gützkow, K. M., Ebmeyer, J., Kröncke, N., Kampschulte, N., Böhmert, L., Schöne, C., Schebb, N. H., Benning, R., Brauening, A., Maul, R. (2021). Metabolic fate and toxicity reduction of Aflatoxin B1 after uptake by edible Tenebrio molitor larvae. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 155, 112375 (

Keil, C., Maares, M., Kröncke, N., Benning, R., Haase, H. (2020). Dietary zinc enrichment reduces the cadmium burden of mealworm beetle (Tenebrio molitor) larvae. Scientific Report, 10, 20033. (

Kröncke, N., Grebenteuch, S., Keil, C., Demtröder, S., Kroh, L., Thüneman, A. F., Benning, R., Haase, H. (2019). Effect of different drying methods on nutrient quality of the yellow mealworm (Tenebrio Molitor L.). Insects, 10 (4), 84. (

Niermans, K., Woyzichovski, J., Kröncke, N., Benning, R., Maul, R. (2019). Feeding study for the mycotoxin zearalenone in yellow mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) larvae - investigation of biological impact and metabolic conversion. Mycotoxin Research, 1 - 12. (

Kröncke, N., Böschen, V., Woyzichovski, J., Demtröder, S., Benning, R. (2018). Comparison of suitable drying processes for mealworms (Tenebrio molitor). Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 50, 20 - 25. (

Scientific books

Kröncke, N., Baur, A., Böschen, V., Demtröder, S., Benning, R., Delgado, A. (2020). Automation of Insect Mass Rearing and Processing Technologies of Mealworms (Tenebrio molitor) ( In: Adam Mariod A. (eds) African Edible Insects as Alternative Source of Food, Oil, Protein and Bioactive Components. Springer Cham (