Revising the MAPAQ fertilization reference charts

Christine Landry, researcher

Christine Landry

Researcher

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Description

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

Objective(s)

  • calculating new fertilization reference values from data obtained in trials funded by the Minister,
  • recommending a strategy to the Minister that will promote a rational approach to fertilization based on these new fertilization reference values, and
  • integrating the data from the fertilization trials into a template that will be used to update the Minister’s database for the purpose of consolidating and safeguarding this information for future use by stakeholders.

From 2018 to 2020

Project duration

Field crops, Fruit production, Market gardening

Activity areas

Soil health, Fertilizer management

Services

Adequate fertilization will help boost the competitiveness of Québec growers, while preserving the quality of the environment.

Partner

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec

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