Vincent Philion, agr., M.Sc.

Vincent Philion, researcher

Vincent Philion


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Vincent Philion (agr., M.Sc.) earned his master's degree from McGill University in 1995. His master’s thesis focused on the biological control of apple scab. From 1995 to 1998, he worked in the phytopathology lab at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Horticultural Research and Development Centre in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. He has been with IRDA since its creation in 1998 by Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec. Apart from some brief incursions into different pathosystems (lettuce, potato), his research has always centered on apple diseases.

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Applied research into apple diseases
  • Development of practices to control crop pests
  • Phytosanitary warnings

Vincent Philion is Quebec's leading expert on apple diseases.

Related research project(s)

Fire blight infection
2015-2018 • Fruit production

Distribution of the infection period required by individual ascospores of Venturia inaequalis

Improving the RIMpro software to better predict the risk of infection during rainfall.

Researcher: Vincent Philion

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Vincent Philion


See also

Maude Langelier, research assistant

Maude Langelier

Research Assistant

418 643-2380
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Sandra Mougeot, agricultural technician

Sandra Mougeot

Agricultural Technician

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Stéphanie Houde, research assistant

Stéphanie Houde

Research Assistant

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