This project seeks to reduce the use of chemical insecticides in orchards by controlling apple maggot populations using mass trapping. The project is part of an integrated pest management strategy to provide growers with alternatives to chemical pesticides.
From 2019 to 2020
Pest, weed, and disease control
Mass trapping leads to less reliance on insecticides in orchards.
Club agroenvironnemental de l'Estrie
This online training platform will help improve technical support for Québec apple growers by furthering the training of new consultants.
The aim of this project is to measure the potential of automated traps and extrapolate it to an apple-monitoring network.