In a high density strawberry crop grown in sod covered with plastic mulch, evaluate the toxicity of bioinsecticides for controlling tarnished plant bugs and strawberry blossom beetles and of bioherbicides for controlling weeds in and between crop rows.
From 2014 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control, Organic farming
This project will help Québec growers benefit from the flourishing organic food market.
Evaluate the toxicity of biological pesticides or repellents to control the spotted wing drosophila on everbearing raspberries grown in tunnels.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
The aim of this two-year project was to determine the efficacy of various pesticides in the field.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
The objective of this project was to determine whether the addition of two types of organic fertilizers or biostimulants would produce more vigorous plants less subject to decline.
Researcher: Christine Landry