The goal of the project is to select a strain of the mullein bug to control two spotted and red spider mites from July to August (period when populations tend to explode).
From 2016 to 2019
Pest, weed, and disease control
IRDA will select a strain of mullein bug to control two-spotted and red spider mites, two major apple pests.
Université du Québec à Montréal | Centre de recherche agroalimentaire de Mirabel
Biological control of the obliquebanded leafroller in orchards where mating disruption is being used against the codling moth.
The objective of this project was to determine whether the addition of two types of organic fertilizers or biostimulants would produce more vigorous plants less subject to decline.
Researcher: Christine Landry