The aim of this work is to bring IRDA’s agri-environmental expertise to bear on the challenges associated with the conversion of agri-food waste into biomolecules with potential agricultural applications. Its main objective is to perform screening tests on agri-food waste to determine its suitability for use in agriculture.
From 2018 to 2019
The municipal sector will benefit from IRDA’s expertise to repurpose its residual materials.
IRDA has been mandated to design, install, and operate a hydrometric station at the watershed outlet of Ruisseau aux Castors in the Brome-Missisquoi regional county municipality.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud
The purpose of the project is to evaluate the anti-germination, phytotoxic, and biostimulant potential of five types of forest residue.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
Barcoding can be used to obtain DNA sequences from specimens kept in the official Québec government insect collection and compare these sequences with those from field-caught specimens.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej