Cultural strategies for haskap berries: improving orchard productivity

Carl Boivin, researcher

Carl Boivin

Researcher

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Description

The aim of this project is to improve the productivity of haskap orchards by promoting more efficient water and nutrient uptake.

Objective(s)

  • Compare six cropping strategies with representative cropping systems and those that promote optimal water distribution
  • Estimate the cost of these strategies
  • Evaluate the water requirements of the haskap berry

From 2017 to 2019

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Optimal water management

Service

This project will help popularize this berry with Québec consumers.

Partner

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

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