The aim of this project is to improve the productivity of haskap orchards by promoting more efficient water and nutrient uptake.
From 2017 to 2019
Optimal water management
This project will help popularize this berry with Québec consumers.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
The apple leafcurling midge is a new apple pest in Québec. The aim of the project is to explore the pest’s phenology, establish variable economic injury thresholds, and incorporate the results into a phenology model in CIPRA.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
As part of this project, the soil water status at a chosen blueberry farm will be monitored at 40 spots over the course of the production year. We will seek to identify the relationship between water extraction, physicochemical and environmental factors, and yield levels that could help explain yield variability.
Researcher: Carl Boivin