Evaluate the toxicity of biological pesticides or repellents to control the spotted wing drosophila on everbearing raspberries grown in tunnels.
From 2014 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control
This work will support the development of organic raspberry production in Québec.
Growing Forward 2
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
IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides.
Researchers: Daniel Cormier Annabelle Firlej
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