Mating disruption of the codling moth – phase II

Daniel Cormier, researcher

Daniel Cormier

Researcher, Ph.D.

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Description

IRDA was tasked with coordinating and increasing the use of mating disruption to control codling moths on at least 35% of Québec’s apple farms and 40% of its apple-growing production acreage.

Objective(s)

  • Ensure that at least 35% of Québec apple farms use mating disruption to control the codling moth
  • Ensure that mating disruption is used to control the codling moth on at least 40% of Québec’s apple acreage

From 2018 to 2020

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Pest, weed, and disease control

Service

In contrast with pesticide use, this method lowers health risks to humans and the environment.

Partners

Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec | Technical support clubs

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