Plots were set up at the Organic Agriculture Innovation Platform in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, Québec. They included nine treatments replicated four times in a split-plot design with green manure (none, grain, and legumes) in the main plots and fertilization methods in the subplots (no fertilizer, poultry manure pellets, and composted beef manure).
From 2014 to 2017
Food safety and quality, Organic farming
This project will contribute to the success of organic carrot production in Québec and reduce imports.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | Organic Science Cluster II | Phytodata | Centre d'expertise et de transfert en agriculture biologique et de proximité
This project seeks to develop a knowledge transfer tool to assist organic market gardeners with weed control.
Researcher: Maryse Leblanc
The fungal pathogen Helminthosporium solani causes silver scurf, a disease that is hard to detect, both in the soil and on harvested potatoes.
Researcher: Richard Hogue
Evaluation of new practices to control cutworms in organic vegetable production.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej