Improving the RIMpro software to better predict the risk of infection during rainfall.
From 2015 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control
This software protects the investments of apple growers in controlling fire blight, a sporadic disease that can completely devastate an orchard in a single season.
Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec | Prime-Vert Programme
In highbush blueberry fields where stunt disease has been detected, plants that have never received nitrogen fertilizer are more vigorous and homogeneous than plants that have received nitrogen fertilizer.
This project aims to examine whether improving soil health can help check strawberry decline.
Researcher: Christine Landry
Developing a fast and sensitive molecular detection methodology able to accurately identify raspberry and strawberry viruses.