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Irrigation system

April 4th, 2019 — La Terre de chez nous | Irrigation: Five things to consider

Article about potato irrigation published in La Terre de chez nous.

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March 26th, 2019 — Using a soil bacterial species balance index to estimate potato crop productivity

The development of ‘molecular-omic’ tools and computing analysis platforms have greatly enhanced our ability to assess the impacts of agricultural practices and crop management protocols on soil microbial diversity.

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Potatoes

March 21st, 2019 — A profile of Quebec’s potato industry

The potato tops the list of vegetables consumed in North America. See MAPAQ’s latest profile for this crop and learn more about it.

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February 28th, 2019 — An alternative to glyphosate?

A recent report published by Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (Québec’s ministry for the environment and the fight against climate change) announced a significant increase in the levels of pesticides found in Québec waterways, in particular the herbicide glyphosate.

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