After reviewing the literature in international databases and consulting provincial experts on the topic, IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides. It also reviewed resistance monitoring methods and listed recommended techniques. The last stage of the project was to publish a leaflet for stakeholders upstream and downstream of the various horticultural sectors.
From 2017 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control
This project will help prevent the use of inappropriate pest control products.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
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The goal of the project is to select a strain of the mullein bug to control two spotted and red spider mites when populations tend to explode.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
This project tests cost-effective organic fertilization strategies for summer strawberries on plastic.
Researcher: Christine Landry
The aim of this project was to field-test sound irrigation practices and band application of various types of fertilizers at ridging time to eliminate fertigation and increase the efficiency of fertilizer and water use under plastic mulch.