This project is being conducted by Université Laval, and IRDA is in charge of the economic analysis. The purpose of this initial, three-year project is to examine the impact of flower plantings on bumblebee biodiversity in apple orchards in southern Québec.
From 2017 to 2020
IRDA's economic analyses help assess the implementation costs and cost-effectiveness of farming practices.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Université Laval
IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides.
Validation and adaptation of pest and disease monitoring and decision support tools.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
This project’s goal is to develop a large-scale inundative release method using the same trichogramma species employed in a previous project.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier