This project aims to validate the general hypothesis that the effectiveness of spraying through nets can be optimized by selecting appropriate spraying and exclusion parameters so as to achieve an adequate deposition rate of inputs, in terms of
Using a complete exclusion system for orchards as well as optimized air flow spray, measure:
From 2020 to 2023
Pest, weed, and disease control
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Producteurs de pommes du Québec
The project was conducted at IRDA’S Organic Agriculture Innovation Platform. Strawberries (Cleary cultivar) were produced in beds covered with black plastic mulch.
Researcher: Carl Boivin
This project tests cost-effective organic fertilization strategies for summer strawberries on plastic.
Researcher: Christine Landry
Improving the RIMpro software to better predict the risk of infection during rainfall.
Researcher: Vincent Philion