Carl Boivin, agr., M.Sc., DESS

Carl Boivin, researcher

Carl Boivin

Researcher

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About

Carl Boivin (agr., M. Sc., DESS) is an agronomist with a master's degree in plant biology from Université Laval. He has worked at IRDA since 2002, first as a student and then as a research assistant. He was appointed as a researcher in 2007. His research activities focus on the development of growing practices that promote the efficient use of water and nutrients. He is interested primarily in strawberry and potato crops, but also keeps an eye open for emerging crops.

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Irrigation management
  • Cropping systems for fruit and market garden production

Carl Boivin works to promote best agricultural practices and the efficient use of water and nutrients for crops.

Related research project(s)

2021-2022 • Fruit production

Testing a wind machine as a method of protecting against flower frost in cultivated wild blueberries

The objective of this project is to measure the performance of a portable wind machine.

Researcher: Carl Boivin

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Carl Boivin
2021-2024

Testing a mobile drip irrigation system on potato farms

This project aims to optimize water use in irrigated potato crops.

Researcher: Carl Boivin

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Carl Boivin
2021-2023

Pilot project on the use of rainwater in the horticultural industry

This project aims to collect data to guide rainwater capture and recovery for use on farms to.

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Carl Boivin
Caroline Côté
Stéphane Godbout
2021-2023 • Fruit production

Improve the environmental conditions of cultivated wild blueberries using cultural practices relating to tillage, water management and fertilization

The results of this project will provide tools to support producers and ensure the competitiveness and development of Wild Boreal Blueberry and organic blueberry production sectors, two of Quebec’s specialties.

Researcher: Carl Boivin

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Carl Boivin
2020-2024 • Field crops

Technical, economic, social and environmental guidelines for the use of irrigation on corn, soybeans and fodder crops

This research project aims to establish technical, economic, social and environmental benchmarks for irrigation of field and forage crops.

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Carl Boivin
Catherine Bossé
2020-2023 • Market gardening

Evaluation of the agronomic performance of 10 broccoli varieties under commercial production

This project aims to limit the impacts of climate change on broccoli crops by evaluating and documenting the tolerance to climatic stress of 10 broccoli varieties intended for the fresh market.

Researcher: Carl Boivin

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Julie Forest-Drolet, research assistant

Julie Forest-Drolet

Research Assistant

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Élisabeth Ménard, research assistant

Élisabeth Ménard

Research Assistant

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Arianne Blais-Gagnon, research assistant

Arianne Blais-Gagnon

Research Assistant

418 643-2380
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