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
The project measures the nitrogen contribution of sawdust mulch.
Researcher: Christine Landry
The aim of this project is to improve the productivity of haskap orchards by promoting more efficient water and nutrient uptake.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
This project aims to reduce Japanese beetle populations using localized applications that minimize environmental and health risks
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej