Most organic baby greens consumed in Canada are imported. This project was conducted by a combined team of specialists in entomology, weed biology, water management, and crop management. Its aim was to assess the impact of cropping practices on baby lettuce yields and quality on muck soil.
Assess the impact of cropping practices on baby lettuce yields and quality on muck soil. Specific objectives in each field:
From 2017 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control, Fertilizer management, Organic farming
This project will foster the local production of vegetables that are currently being imported.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Growing Forward 2 | VegPro International
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