Research Projects

Each year, IRDA's R&D Team conducts more than one hundred research projects in sustainable agriculture. What's more, IRDA is working with Quebec's key agricultural stakeholders to find concrete solutions.

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Results for 2020
2020-2022 • Fruit production

Effect of mineral oil on Isomate CM/OFM TT dispenser

Effect of mineral oil on Isomate CM/OFM TT dispenser.

Researcher: Daniel Cormier

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Daniel Cormier
2020-2023

Hydrological impacts of cropping systems and degradation of soil physical condition

Hydrological impacts of cropping systems and physical soil degradation.

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Simon Ricard
Marc-Olivier Gasser
2020-2023

Low flow estimation for land development within small watersheds considering climate change

Development of a method for estimating low/ecological flows in the context of culvert development taking into account the impact of climate change.

Researcher: Simon Ricard

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Simon Ricard
2020-2022

Hydrologic monitoring of Castors and Morpions brooks

Hydrologic monitoring of Castors and Morpions brooks.

Researcher: Simon Ricard

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Simon Ricard
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
Simon Ricard
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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Carl Boivin
2020-2022 • Fruit production

Pilot project on the effectiveness of methods of protecting against fruit frost in cultivated wild blueberries

The purpose of this pilot project is to evaluate various methods of protecting fruit from freezing in wild blueberry crops for the fresh market.

Researcher: Carl Boivin

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Carl Boivin
2020-2024 • Field cropsLivestock production

Artificial intelligence - Development of a decision support system to optimize alfalfa yield and nutritional value in relation to soil health

This project aims to develop a digital decision support tool to improve the nutritional quality and yield of alfalfa from analyses of the nutritional quality of forages, based on its relationship with soil fertility and health, while including the other pedoclimatic parameters that define alfalfa production conditions.

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Marc-Olivier Gasser
Catherine Bossé

The solutions developed by IRDA aim to...

Ensure the sustainability

and quality of soil, water, and air

Protect the health and well-being

of local communities by improving the quality of crop and livestock production, with an emphasis on animal welfare

Safeguard the economic viability

of crop and livestock production