The aim of the project was to measure the performance and water requirements of eight potato cultivars under commercial production conditions. Five cultivars commonly used in Québec and three others that are gaining in popularity were irrigated based on the physical properties of cultivated soil.
From 2016 to 2018
Optimal water management
This project demonstrates that producers can use less water per potato grown.
Growing Forward 2 | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Innov'Action Programme | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | Ferme Victorin Drolet
This project as aimed at comparing the efficacy of two parasites (T. brassicae and T. ostriniae) on leek moth.
Researcher: Josée Boisclair
Meeting nitrogen requirements mainly through the use of a highly stable form of fertilizer can minimize nitrogen losses, provide nitrogen amounts closer to the plant’s actual needs.
Researcher: Christine Landry
Plots were set up at the Organic Agriculture Innovation Platform in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Québec.
Researcher: Caroline Côté