Updating the Qu├ębec IFP reference guide

Daniel Cormier, researcher

Daniel Cormier

Researcher

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Gérald Chouinard, researcher

Gérald Chouinard

Researcher

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Description

The first purpose of the project is to identify pest information in the apple observer manual that is not covered in the IFP reference guide. The second purpose will be to update and incorporate this information into the guide so all the information is available in one complete, free document, available online and regularly updated.

Objective(s)

  • Consolidate all the information in the apple pest monitoring guide and the IFP reference guide for the benefit of apple growers and other industry stakeholders
  • Identify pest information in the apple pest monitoring guide that is not covered in the IFP reference guide
  • Update this information and include it in the IFP guide
  • Make this information on apple insect and mite pests available for free to growers and other industry stakeholders via the online integrated fruit production platform maintained by Réseau-pommier

From 2018 to 2019

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Pest, weed, and disease control

Service

Guide de référence en production fruitière intégrée (the Québec Integrated Fruit Production Guide) is available for free in French at reseaupommier.irda.qc.ca.

Partner

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec - Prime-Vert Programme

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