- Black Soldier Fly, Hermetia Illucens
BETSOL uses the Black Solider Fly (Hermetia illucens), a natural decomposer native to the tropical and temperate countries. It is found in practically every relatively moist temperate and tropical region of the world including Malaysia.
Read MoreThe Black Soldier Fly and its larvae are considered neither pests nor vectors. Instead, black soldier fly larvae play a similar role to that of redworms as essential decomposers in breaking down organic substrates and returning nutrients to the soil.
The larvae have voracious appetites and is being used for composting. The larvae's manure called "frass" is an excellent natural fertilizer.