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
The aim of this project was to test the general hypothesis that exclusion nets, when properly used, can prevent attacks by most apple pests and reduce disease incidence with no major adverse effects on fruit quality.
Researcher: Gérald Chouinard
A cropping system based on adding organic matter through soil amendments and organic fertilizers can restore soil health and strawberry yields by limiting the occurrence of disease symptoms.
Researcher: Christine Landry
This project helped to determine if there is a significant correlation between the number of adult spotted wing drosophila captured and yield losses observed in the field.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej