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
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
A cropping system based on adding organic matter through soil amendments and organic fertilizers can restore soil health and strawberry yields by limiting the occurrence of disease symptoms.
Researcher: Christine Landry
The hypothesis was that it should be possible to measure sap flow in apple trees and correlate it with soil water conditions and the weather.
Researcher: Carl Boivin