This project aims to limit the impacts of climate change on broccoli crops by evaluating and documenting the tolerance to climatic stress of 10 broccoli varieties intended for the fresh market.
These trials will be conducted under commercial production conditions in Lanoraie in 2021 and 2022. The production schedule includes planting in late April, early June and early July, both in the field and under cover.
The instruments chosen will allow us to measure weather conditions and the microclimate in the cropping system and document the irrigation regime and water withdrawal for each variety based on the production conditions. This will allow us to determine if the crop has been subjected to a stress that has affected its development and yield.
The results of this project will be used to assist broccoli growers and provide tools to the advisors who work with them.
Limiting the impacts of climate change on broccoli crops by evaluating and documenting the tolerance to climatic stress of 10 broccoli varieties for the fresh market.
From 2020 to 2023
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