Each year, IRDA's R&D Team conducts more than one hundred research projects in sustainable agriculture. What's more, IRDA is working with Quebec's key agricultural stakeholders to find concrete solutions.
This project evaluated effective and economically viable control strategies for swede midge that are healthy for both humans and the ecosystem.
This project determined the efficacy of various pest control products on the striped cucumber beetle on organic cucurbit crops.
Biofumigation could be an attractive option for increasing the mortality of dormant seeds.
Researcher: Élise Smedbol
This project aims to evaluate effective and economically viable control strategies for leek moth that are healthy for both humans and ecosystems.
This project involved an exhaustive survey of viruses, phytoplasma, fungi, and nematodes in nurseries and strawberry fields to determine the exact causes of strawberry decline disease in Québec.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
and quality of soil, water, and air
of local communities by improving the quality of crop and livestock production, with an emphasis on animal welfare
of crop and livestock production