This funding program allows members of the Pommier Network to propose project ideas that are likely to respond to phytosanitary issues in the apple sector. A planning committee compiles the proposals and then submits them to the scientific committee. This committee, made up of IRDA researchers and MAPAQ advisors, is responsible for prioritizing these proposals and training the teams best able to develop the selected ideas into quality projects that will aim to foster innovation in the apple sector. in a context of sustainable development.
The aim of our project was to increase the acreage on which mating disruption is used against the codling moth in all of Québec’s apple-growing regions.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
Acquiring the knowledge needed to develop an attract-and-kill treatment to control current and future stinkbug populations in Québec apple orchards.