The purpose of this project was to field-test pelleted grocery fruit and vegetable waste as a fertilizer or high-carbon soil amendment. The project also tested the pellets as a pig feed ingredient. The waste was collected from grocery stores in the area. IRDA was responsible for treating and pelleting the waste.
From 2016 to 2017
This work will help identify potential agricultural applications for produce discarded by grocers.
IGA Buteau et Fils | IGA des Sources | Metro Saint-Augustin | Metro Donnacona | Metro Richelieu
The objective of project was to produce a biopesticide from the pyrolysis of agricultural waste.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
The purpose of the project is to evaluate the anti-germination, phytotoxic, and biostimulant potential of five types of forest residue.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
Barcoding can be used to obtain DNA sequences from specimens kept in the official Québec government insect collection and compare these sequences with those from field-caught specimens.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej