IRDA—in its capacity as the authorized representative tasked with revising the MAPAQ fertilization reference charts—will plan, coordinate, and monitor all activities involved in updating these charts. This will include
From 2018 to 2020
Field crops, Fruit production, Market gardening
Soil health, Fertilizer management
Adequate fertilization will help boost the competitiveness of Québec growers, while preserving the quality of the environment.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Economic analysis of using flower strips around soybean fields to serve as a reservoir for aphid species attacked by Pandora neoaphidis.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
To provide information on the fertilizing value and environmental impact of spreading pig manure at different times, the project compared the effect of mineral fertilizer in early fall, late fall, and in the spring.
The objective of this project was to develop effective techniques for controlling water table levels in sphagnum moss basins. Underground irrigation systems were installed at a number of experimental sites.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout