IRDA—in its capacity as the authorized representative tasked with revising the MAPAQ fertilization reference charts—will plan, coordinate, and monitor all activities involved in updating these charts. This will include
From 2018 to 2020
Field crops, Fruit production, Market gardening
Soil health, Fertilizer management
Adequate fertilization will help boost the competitiveness of Québec growers, while preserving the quality of the environment.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Economic analysis of using flower strips around soybean fields to serve as a reservoir for aphid species attacked by Pandora neoaphidis.
The aim of this project was to consolidate current scientific knowledge with a view to developing a spatially referenced tool to predict diffuse sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus exports at the farm and watershed scale.
Researcher: Aubert Michaud
To provide information on the fertilizing value and environmental impact of spreading pig manure at different times, the project compared the effect of mineral fertilizer in early fall, late fall, and in the spring.