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.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Prime-Vert Program | Ferme François Gosselin | Ferme Maurice et Philippe Vaillancourt | Polyculture Plante 1987 | Ferme Jean-Pierre Plante | Ferme Onésime Pouliot | Réseau de lutte intégrée Orléans
This project consisted of using mating disruption to control dogwood borers in five orchards.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
This update will incorporate information from more recent scientific articles on Spotted Wing Drosophila
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
This project will modify current protocols with the addition of labile carbon to preserve or rapidly restore the activity of beneficial microorganisms.
Researcher: Christine Landry