Posters on integrated fruit production for strawberry, raspberry, and highbush blueberry crops

Annabelle Firlej, researcher

Annabelle Firlej

Description

The many treatments required to control insects and diseases in berry crops can limit the use of integrated pest management (IPM). The aim of this project was to produce a poster with information to help producers and extension agents choose pest and disease control strategies that promote the use of IPM.

Objective(s)

  • Create a poster to help producers and extension agents choose pest and disease control strategies
  • Summarize information on the efficacy of pesticides against pests and diseases and their potential negative impacts on natural enemies in three crops (strawberries, raspberries, and highbush blueberries)
  • Set up a committee of experts to validate the information collected

From 2016 to 2017

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Ecosystem protection, Pest, weed, and disease control

Services

These three posters for growers and consultants are available free of charge in print or electronic format.

Partners

Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Quebec Reference Center for Agriculture and Agri-food

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