The aim of the project was to measure the effect of certain natural repellents that can be used on different types of exclusion nets to reduce egglaying by new or resurgent pests such as the oriental fruit moth and the brown marmorated stink bug (Pentatomid), observed for the first time in Québec in 2007 and 2014, respectively.
From 2015 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control
Naturally occurring repellents can help control new pests such as the oriental fruit moth and the brown marmorated stink bug.
Growing Forward 2 | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Innov'Action Programme | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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
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
Developing a Codling moth control management tool based on an improved formulation of Virosoft CP4.