The purpose of the project was to develop techniques and tools for maintaining paper mulch during crop growth, particularly during the critical period before the crop is able to help maintain the mulch itself.
From 2016 to 2017
Market gardening, Fruit production
Pest, weed, and disease control, Optimal water management
The techniques developed in this project will enhance grower efficiency.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | FPInnovation | Dubois Agrinovation
This three-year project looked at optimal ways to use a mix of flowering plants against caterpillar pests of crucifers.
The project consisted of manufacturing and testing a portable rain simulator to estimate, under various conditions, what proportion of irrigation water a crop is able to use.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
This project aims to assess the impact of cropping practices on baby lettuce yields and quality on muck soil.