This project is being carried out by the grain research center CÉROM, and IRDA is in charge of conducting the economic analysis.
CÉROM’s initial two-year project is aimed at evaluating whether flower strips around soybean fields serve as a reservoir for aphid species attacked by Pandora neoaphidis.
From 2017 to 2019
Pest, weed, and disease control
IRDA's economic analyses help growers evaluate the cost-effectiveness of alternative pest control methods, among other things.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Centre de recherche sur les grains
The aim of the project is to assess the impact of applying various rates of glyphosate in field crop systems on the soil and crop rhizosphere microbiome.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
A literature review, a survey of organic grain producers, and an analysis of historical yield and climate data in order to document the effects of climate extremes on yields and soil nutrient availability.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
This project proposes an intervention in a typical potato cropping system to enhance the crop uptake of water and nitrogen.
Researcher: Carl Boivin