Research projects on controlling fire blight.
From 2017 to 2020
Pest, weed, and disease control
This work is of great interest to apple growers because fire blight can cause significant damage in orchards.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation
An attract and kill technique to control plum curculio was recently proposed by U.S. researchers, but it is very little used in orchards and virtually unknown in Québec.
Researcher: Gérald Chouinard
The aim of this project is to determine the combined impact on fungicide efficacy of rain and the appearance of new leaves to more accurately identify how long treatments remain effective.
Researcher: Vincent Philion
The goal of this project was to document the impact of climate change on fruit crop pests and diseases in Québec.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej