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.
From 2017 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control
This project will help prevent the use of inappropriate pest control products.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Popular article • Franz VanoosthuyseVanoosthuyse, F. 2019. La résistance des insectes et des acariens aux pesticides : État de la situation au Québec. Primeurs Maraîchères. 7(7) 1 p. Vanoosthuyse, F. 2019. La résistance des insectes et des acariens aux pesticides : État de la situation au Québec. Primeurs Maraîchères. 7(7) 1 p. Download Download
Development of a mating disruption method to control two cranberry pests.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
A cropping system based on adding organic matter through soil amendments and organic fertilizers can restore soil health and strawberry yields by limiting the occurrence of disease symptoms.
Researcher: Christine Landry
The purpose of this project is to test the general hypothesis that biobased polymers can be used to replace fossil-fuel-based products and reduce the use of pesticides without increasing GHG emissions.