The aim of the project was to test a series of attracticides that can be mixed and applied with regular sprayers with no additional specialized or expensive equipment or modifications required. Lab tests were designed to identify the most toxic attracticide, and orchard trials compared control methods using attracticides or conventional techniques.
From 2014 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control
This work will lead to a reduction in insecticide use.
Programme Prime-Vert | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Evaluate the toxicity of biological pesticides or repellents to control the spotted wing drosophila on everbearing raspberries grown in tunnels.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
This online training platform will help improve technical support for Québec apple growers by furthering the training of new consultants.