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
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The aim of the project was to determine whether the witches’ broom symptom on blueberries is really caused by the rust Pucciniastrum geopertianum, which attacks balsam.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
This project seeks to reduce the use of chemical insecticides in orchards by controlling apple maggot populations using mass trapping.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
The aim of this project is to measure the potential of automated traps and extrapolate it to an apple-monitoring network.