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 data generated by this project was used to develop a new NPK fertilization chart that reflects technical, agronomic, and environmental issues.
Researcher: Christine Landry
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
The hypothesis was that it should be possible to measure sap flow in apple trees and correlate it with soil water conditions and the weather.
Researcher: Carl Boivin