My experiment with artificial bugs has been limited so far. A much more long-term controlled experiment would be much better, and that's something I'd like to do someday. My main goal in the artificial bug type of feeding was to introduce a wide range of micronutrients (those nutrients that plants don't need much of, but can greatly benefit by, just like the small amounts of certain minerals, vitamins and other things that humans benefit from in tiny quantities, like salt and iodine). I thought that some of these micronutrients may not be in the typical population of insects in this area, so I amended that food with kelp-extract soaked tiny cellulose sponges.
But, the results are inconclusive and uncertain so far.