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
This project’s goal is to develop a large-scale inundative release method using the same trichogramma species employed in a previous project.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
The project’s overall goal is to slow the arrival of Spotted Wing Drosophila in crop plots using mass trapping at overwintering sites.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
Biological control of the obliquebanded leafroller in orchards where mating disruption is being used against the codling moth.
Researchers: Daniel Cormier Gérald Chouinard