This project involved an exhaustive survey of viruses, phytoplasma, fungi, and nematodes in nurseries and strawberry fields to determine the exact causes of strawberry decline disease in Québec. Information on cropping systems and control methods used by strawberry plant and fruit producers was compiled in a database. The project also provided fast and effective diagnostic services.
From 2014 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control, Laboratory analyzes
This project will provide new diagnostic services to help growers quickly identify the cause of strawberry decline disease.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation
This project seeks to develop a knowledge transfer tool to assist organic market gardeners with weed control.
Researcher: Maryse Leblanc
Plots were set up at the Organic Agriculture Innovation Platform in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Québec.
Researcher: Caroline Côté