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
The aim of this project is to measure the potential of automated traps and extrapolate it to an apple-monitoring network.
Developing a Codling moth control management tool based on an improved formulation of Virosoft CP4.
Project initiated to review the knowledge on the fungicide resistance of various pathogens to provide a preliminary assessment of the economic impacts of fungicide resistance.
Researcher: Luc Belzile