The aim of the project was to estimate the economic impact of herbicide resistance in weeds. Different quantitative methods were used, including econometrics and data envelopment analysis. The data was provided by a project currently being conducted by Centre de recherche sur les grains (CÉROM).
From 2015 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control
This project demonstrated that herbicide applications had a significant negative impact on the value of grain sales.
Growing Forward 2 | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Innov'Action Programme | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | Centre de recherche sur les grains
Canola and wheat (wheat-corn-canola rotation) were planted in 2016 and 2017, respectively, on 12 experimental plots with tillage practices on the main plots (minimum tillage and chisel plow) and fertilization methods (mineral fertilizers, 25 m3/ha of pig manure and 50 m3/ha of pig manure) in the subplots.
Project to restore the rainbow smelt spawning grounds at the mouth of Rivière Boyer on the St. Lawrence River.
This project’s main goal is to demonstrate how to satisfy most of the requirements of a strongly N-dependent crop by improving N-supply synchronization, while protecting the farmers’ prior year revenue-generating window.
Researcher: Christine Landry