Development of a cropping system for organic raspberries in high tunnels

Daniel Cormier, researcher

Daniel Cormier

Researcher, Ph.D.

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Description

Evaluate the toxicity of biological pesticides or repellents to control the spotted wing drosophila on everbearing raspberries grown in tunnels.

Objective(s)

  • Study various aspects of fertilization
  • Evaluate and develop control methods for the spotted wing drosophila on raspberries, including certain repellants
  • Analyze the economic yield of this production method

From 2014 to 2018

Project duration

Fruit production

Activity areas

Pest, weed, and disease control

Service

This work will support the development of organic raspberry production in Québec.

Partner

Growing Forward 2

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