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
Validation and adaptation of pest and disease monitoring and decision support tools.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej
The purpose of this project is to test the general hypothesis that biobased polymers can be used to replace fossil-fuel-based products and reduce the use of pesticides without increasing GHG emissions.
An attract and kill technique to control plum curculio was recently proposed by U.S. researchers, but it is very little used in orchards and virtually unknown in Québec.
Researcher: Gérald Chouinard