The model’s predictions will be used to calibrate the dose of a thinning agent (ANA) to be applied in two plots, one treated with carbaryl and the other without, over a two-year period. The agent will be tested under Québec’s climatic conditions to ensure that the technology can be transferred to growers.
From 2019 to 2020
Pest, weed, and disease control
This project will enhance the decision-making tools available to apple growers.
Producteurs de pommes du Québec
IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides.
This project aims to reduce Japanese beetle populations using localized applications that minimize environmental and health risks
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
The apple leafcurling midge is a new apple pest in Québec. The aim of the project is to explore the pest’s phenology, establish variable economic injury thresholds, and incorporate the results into a phenology model in CIPRA.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier