This project consisted of using mating disruption to control dogwood borers in five orchards. Hormone dispensers were installed before adults emerged to help prevent adults from breeding. As unfertilized females lay sterile eggs, this reduces tree damage.
From 2014 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control
With this technique fewer insecticide applications will be required.
Club agroenvironnemental de l'Estrie | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Acquiring the knowledge needed to develop an attract-and-kill treatment to control current and future stinkbug populations in Québec apple orchards.
The purpose of this project is to test the general hypothesis that biobased polymers can be used to replace fossil-fuel-based products and reduce the use of pesticides without increasing GHG emissions.
Flexible management of nitrogen fertilization (fertilizer type and dose) as a function of temperature for better yields in organic cranberry production.
Researcher: Christine Landry