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.
Growing Forward II
The project measures the nitrogen contribution of sawdust mulch.
Researcher: Christine Landry
The aim of this project is to improve the productivity of haskap orchards by promoting more efficient water and nutrient uptake.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
Acquiring the knowledge needed to develop an attract-and-kill treatment to control current and future stinkbug populations in Québec apple orchards.