This project involved an exhaustive survey of viruses, phytoplasma, fungi, and nematodes in nurseries and strawberry fields to determine the exact causes of strawberry decline disease in Québec. Information on cropping systems and control methods used by strawberry plant and fruit producers was compiled in a database. The project also provided fast and effective diagnostic services.
From 2014 to 2017
Pest, weed, and disease control, Laboratory analyzes
This project will provide new diagnostic services to help growers quickly identify the cause of strawberry decline disease.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation
A series of herbicides has been tested along the edge of the plastic mulch.
Researcher: Maryse Leblanc
We will compare the ability of mixed protocols using blended green manure, with or without the addition of farm manure, to satisfy the nitrogen requirements of a silage corn rotation crop.
Researcher: Christine Landry