Maxime obtained a bachelors’ degree in ecology from Université de Sherbrooke in December 200, a master’s degree in biology from Université du Québec à Montréal in November 2010 and a doctorate in 2002 from McGill University. He began his career at IRDA in the spring of 2010 as a research assistant in market gardening entomology. Since January 2011, Maxime has been working as a biologist and research assistant in weed science and organic farming. His work focuses on the physical control of weeds, as well as on other methods using allelopathy to control weeds.
Maxime Lefebvre specializes in weed control and organic farming.