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
IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides.
This economic analysis measured the technical efficiency of Québec wild blueberry farms.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
Developing a Codling moth control management tool based on an improved formulation of Virosoft CP4.