Improving the RIMpro software to better predict the risk of infection during rainfall.
From 2015 to 2018
Pest, weed, and disease control
This software protects the investments of apple growers in controlling fire blight, a sporadic disease that can completely devastate an orchard in a single season.
Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec | Prime-Vert Programme
The apple leafcurling midge is a new apple pest in Québec. The aim of the project is to explore the pest’s phenology, establish variable economic injury thresholds, and incorporate the results into a phenology model in CIPRA.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
The aim of the project was to determine whether the witches’ broom symptom on blueberries is really caused by the rust Pucciniastrum geopertianum, which attacks balsam.
Researcher: Richard Hogue