Fire blight initiative

Vincent Philion, researcher

Vincent Philion

Researcher, agr., M.Sc.

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Description

Research projects on controlling fire blight.

Objective(s)

  • Product tests
  • Epidemiology

From 2017 to 2020

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Pest, weed, and disease control

Service

This work is of great interest to apple growers because fire blight can cause significant damage in orchards.

Partner

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

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