The objective of the project is to equip cranberry producers with phytoprotection in order to ensure the sustainability of the organic sector, which is the pride of the province, but also to reduce the impact on human health and the environment of interventions. phytosanitary measures by optimizing monitoring and intervention periods for the major crop pest: the cranberry leafroller. This insect, whose damage can cause a reduction in yields of up to 95% of the annual harvest, represents the main threat to the sustainability of the organic sector.
From 2020 to 2023
Soil health, Water protection, Air quality
Programme : PALCCA
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.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
Improving the RIMpro software to better predict the risk of infection during rainfall.
Researcher: Vincent Philion
Phytoprotection research program for the apple sector.
Researchers: Gérald Chouinard Vincent Philion Daniel Cormier