The aim of the project was to test a series of attracticides that can be mixed and applied with regular sprayers with no additional specialized or expensive equipment or modifications required. Lab tests were designed to identify the most toxic attracticide, and orchard trials compared control methods using attracticides or conventional techniques.
From 2014 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control
This work will lead to a reduction in insecticide use.
Programme Prime-Vert | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
This project tests cost-effective organic fertilization strategies for summer strawberries on plastic.
Researcher: Christine Landry
This economic analysis measured the technical efficiency of Québec wild blueberry farms.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
Design and validation of a new generation of high tunnels with automatic retractable roofs, new roofing materials, and screens that will extend the harvest season.
Researcher: Annabelle Firlej