In December 2008, Maxime Lefebvre obtained a bachelors’ degree in ecology from the Université de Sherbrooke. He also obtained a master’s degree in biology from the Université du Québec à Montréal in November 2010 plus a Ph.D. in Plant Science in 2019, from McGill University. He started his career at IRDA in the spring of 2010 as a research assistant in market gardening entomology. From 2011 to spring 2021, he worked as a biologist and research assistant in weed science and organic agriculture. His work then focused on physical weed control, as well as other alternative control methods to herbicides. Since spring 2021, he has held the position of market gardening entomology researcher.
Maxime Lefebvre specializes in weed control and organic agriculture.