Presentation of the Research and Development Team

R&D Team

The IRDA multidisciplinary R&D group is a team of researchers, research assistants, and technicians committed to developing sustainable and resource-efficient agriculture, while promoting innovation and partnerships.

R&D Team

Québec’s leading resource in agriculture

Luc Belzile, researcher

Luc Belzile

Researcher

Agri-environmental economics

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Claude Bernard, associate researcher

Claude Bernard

Associate Researcher

Water and soil conservation

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Josée Boisclair, researcher

Josée Boisclair

Researcher

Entomology & market garden horticulture

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Carl Boivin, researcher

Carl Boivin

Researcher

Irrigation management & fruit and market garden production

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Gérald Chouinard, researcher

Gérald Chouinard

Researcher

Entomology & apple production

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Daniel Cormier, researcher

Daniel Cormier

Researcher

Fruit entomology

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Caroline Côté, researcher

Caroline Côté

Researcher

Food safety and quality

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Annabelle Firlej, researcher

Annabelle Firlej

Researcher

Fruit entomology

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Marc-Olivier Gasser, researcher

Marc-Olivier Gasser

Researcher

Water and soil conservation

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Matthieu Girard, researcher

Matthieu Girard

Researcher

Air quality engineering

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Stéphane Godbout, researcher

Stéphane Godbout

Researcher

Agri-environment engineering

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Richard Hogue, researcher

Richard Hogue

Researcher

Microbial ecology & phytopathology

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Christine Landry, researcher

Christine Landry

Researcher

Fertilization & biomasse conversion

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Maryse Leblanc, researcher

Maryse Leblanc

Researcher

Weed science

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Aubert Michaud, researcher

Aubert Michaud

Researcher

Water and soil conservation

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Vincent Philion, researcher

Vincent Philion

Researcher

Phytopathology & apple production

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Francis Allard, research assistant

Francis Allard

Research Assistant

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Lélia Anderson, research assistant

Lélia Anderson

Research Assistant

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Antoine Bélanger-Kaigle, laboratory technician

Antoine Bélanger-Kaigle

Laboratory Technician

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Éric Bergeron, laboratory technician

Éric Bergeron

Laboratory Technician

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Pierre-André Biron

Laboratory Technician

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Arianne Blais-Gagnon, research assistant

Arianne Blais-Gagnon

Research Assistant

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Thierry Boislard, research assistant

Thierry Boislard

Research Assistant

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Catherine Bossé, Project Manager – Pedology

Catherine Bossé

Project Manager – Pedology

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Olivier Breton-Bourgault, research assistant

Olivier Breton-Bourgault

Research Assistant

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Audrey Charbonneau, research assistant

Audrey Charbonneau

Research Assistant

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Anaïs Charles, research assistant

Anaïs Charles

Research Assistant

Fertilizers and organic soil amendments

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Joël D'Astous-Pagé, research assistant

Joël D'Astous-Pagé

Research Assistant

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Nathalie Daigle, research assistant

Nathalie Daigle

Research Assistant

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Julie Désautels, Records Management Analyst

Julie Desautels

Records Management Analyst

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Paul Deschênes, research assistant

Paul Deschênes

Research Assistant

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Alessandro Dieni, research assistant

Alessandro Dieni

Research Assistant

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Carole Dion

Laboratory Technician

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David Dugré, research assistant

David Dugré

Research Assistant

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Rachelle Fecteau, Pedology Technician

Rachelle Fecteau

Pedology Technician

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Colin Federspiel

Laboratory Technician

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Annie Fortin, laboratory technician

Annie Fortin

Laboratory Technician

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Emmanuel Gagné, laboratory technician

Emmanuel Gagné

Laboratory Technician

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Véronique Gagné, laboratory technician

Véronique Gagné

Laboratory Technician

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Mylène Généreux, research assistant

Mylène Généreux

Research Assistant

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Denise Godonou, research assistant

Denise Godonou

Research Assistant

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Jérémie Gravel, agricultural technician

Jérémie Gravel

Agricultural Technician

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Michèle Grenier, biostatistician

Michèle Grenier

Biostatistician

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Lindsay Grimard-Letellier, laboratory technician

Lindsay Grimard-Letellier

Laboratory technician

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William Huertas, agricultural technician

William Huertas

Agricultural Technician

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Thomas Jeanne, research assistant

Thomas Jeanne

Research Assistant

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Valentin Joubert, research assistant

Valentin Joubert

Research Assistant

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Laurence Jochems-Tanguay, research assistant

Laurence Jochems-Tanguay

Research Assistant

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Marie Lacroix, laboratory technician

Marie Lacroix

Laboratory Technician

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Antoine Lamontagne, agricultural technician

Antoine Lamontagne

Agricultural Technician

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Mikaël Larose, research assistant

Mikaël Larose

Research Assistant

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Élodie Larouche, research assistant

Élodie Larouche

Research Assistant

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Alexandre Leblanc, research assistant

Alexandre Leblanc

Research Assistant

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Maxime Lefebvre, research assistant

Maxime Lefebvre

Research Assistant

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Alexandre Lévesque, laboratory technician

Alexandre Lévesque

Laboratory Technician

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Ariane Lévesque, research assistant

Ariane Lévesque

Research Assistant

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Pierre-Luc Lemire, pedology technician

Pierre-Luc Lemire

Pedology Technician

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Jingran Li

Research Assistant

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Julie Mainguy, research assistant

Julie Mainguy

Research Assistant

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Mylène Marchand-Roy, research assistant

Mylène Marchand-Roy

Research Assistant

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Élisabeth Ménard, research assistant

Élisabeth Ménard

Research Assistant

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Cédric Morin, instrumentation technician

Cédric Morin

Instrumentation Technician

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Sandra Mougeot, agricultural technician

Sandra Mougeot

Agricultural Technician

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Abou M. Niang, research assistant

Abou M. Niang

Research Assistant

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Kim Ostiguy, laboratory technician

Kim Ostiguy

Laboratory Technician

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Joahnn Palacios, research assistant

Joahnn Palacios

Research Assistant

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Mélissa Paradis, research assistant

Mélissa Paradis

Research Assistant

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Francine Pelletier, research assistant

Francine Pelletier

Research Assistant

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Édith Plante, research assistant

Edith Plante

Research Assistant

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Denis Potvin, technology transfer Agent – Project manager

Denis Potvin

Technology Transfer Agent – Project Manager

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Marie-Pier Ricard, research assistant

Marie-Pier Ricard

Research Assistant

Fruit production

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Sébastien Rougerie-Durocher, Project Manager - Modelling of Cropping Systems

Sébastien Rougerie-Durocher

Project Manager - Modelling of Cropping Systems

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Claudia Tremblay, laboratory technician

Claudia Tremblay

Laboratory Technician

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Marie-Ève Tremblay, research assistant

Marie-Ève Tremblay

Research Assistant

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Jérémie Vallée, research assistant

Jérémie Vallée

Research Assistant

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Franz Vanoosthuyse, research assistant

Franz Vanoosthuyse

Research Assistant

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Vanessa Villeneuve, laboratory technician

Vanessa Villeneuve

Laboratory Technician

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Guylaine Boulianne, Agri-Environmental Analysis Laboratory Manager

Guylaine Boulianne

Agri-Environmental Analysis Laboratory Manager

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Dan Zegan, technology transfer agent

Dan Zegan

Technology Transfer Agent

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