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
This economic analysis measured the technical efficiency of Québec wild blueberry farms.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
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.
In highbush blueberry fields where stunt disease has been detected, plants that have never received nitrogen fertilizer are more vigorous and homogeneous than plants that have received nitrogen fertilizer.