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.
From 2016 to 2018
Fruit production, Market gardening
Optimal water management, Fertilizer management
This project demonstrated that growers can eliminate fertigation through the use of slow-release fertilizers.
Exploration of the potential of detecting water stress in lowbush blueberries using a thermal infrared imaging sensor installed on a drone.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
Development of a growing out-of-soil organic raspberries in high tunnels protocol in a profitable and competitive manner with a view to selling products locally or to large retail chains.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
Biological control of the obliquebanded leafroller in orchards where mating disruption is being used against the codling moth.