Arthropod resistance to pesticides: literature review of resistant pests and resistance tests

Daniel Cormier, researcher

Daniel Cormier

Researcher

450 653-7368
ext 360

Contact Daniel Cormier
Annabelle Firlej, researcher

Annabelle Firlej

Researcher

450 653-7368
ext 363

Contact Annabelle Firlej

Description

After reviewing the literature in international databases and consulting provincial experts on the topic, IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides. It also reviewed resistance monitoring methods and listed recommended techniques. The last stage of the project was to publish a leaflet for stakeholders upstream and downstream of the various horticultural sectors.

Objective(s)

  • Document insect and mite resistance to pesticides and methods of detecting it with a view to educating and guiding extension agents and producers regarding the risks of using inappropriate pesticides
  • Consult crop experts in Québec and provincial and international specialists in resistance monitoring
  • Conduct a scientific watch on pesticide resistance in insect and mite species in Québec
  • Produce a literature review and summary

From 2017 to 2018

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Pest, weed, and disease control

Service

This project will help prevent the use of inappropriate pest control products.

Partner

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec

Publications

This may interest you

Spotted Wing Drosophila
2016-2019 • Fruit production

Control strategies to reduce the impact of the spotted wing drosophila

This project aims to promote a biocontrol solution by testing a complex of natural enemies that attack the spotted wing drosophilia at different development stages.

Researcher: Annabelle Firlej

Read more about the project

Annabelle Firlej
Spotted Wing Drosophila
2018-2023 • Fruit production

Environmentally sound management of the Spotted Wing Drosophila

This project will formulate multiple independent, but potentially synergistic, strategies to control Spotted Wing Drosophila.

Researcher: Annabelle Firlej

Read more about the project

Annabelle Firlej
Orchard
2018-2021 • Fruit production

Automated traps for pest monitoring in Québec apple orchards

The aim of this project is to measure the potential of automated traps and extrapolate it to an apple-monitoring network.

Read more about the project

Gérald Chouinard
Daniel Cormier