The many treatments required to control insects and diseases in berry crops can limit the use of integrated pest management (IPM). The aim of this project was to produce a poster with information to help producers and extension agents choose pest and disease control strategies that promote the use of IPM.
From 2016 to 2017
Ecosystem protection, Pest, weed, and disease control
These three posters for growers and consultants are available free of charge in print or electronic format.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Quebec Reference Center for Agriculture and Agri-food
Research report • Annabelle FirlejFirlej, A. 2017. Création d'affiches de production fruitière intégrée pour la fraise, la framboise et le bleuet en corymbe. IRDA. 12 p. Firlej, A. 2017. Création d'affiches de production fruitière intégrée pour la fraise, la framboise et le bleuet en corymbe. IRDA. 12 p. Download Download
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
Exploration of the potential of detecting water stress in lowbush blueberries using a thermal infrared imaging sensor installed on a drone.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
This project aims to reduce Japanese beetle populations using localized applications that minimize environmental and health risks
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej