IRDA was commissioned to produce a quantitative and qualitative study of maple syrup production wastewater applied to three business scenarios (size, management activity, products used). The final report will include the underlying assumptions, the results obtained, and recommendations regarding the environmental management of discharges.
From 2019 to 2020
IRDA will formulate recommendations regarding the environmental management of maple syrup production wastewater.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
The aim of this work is to bring IRDA’s agri-environmental expertise to bear on the challenges associated with the conversion of agri-food waste into biomolecules with potential agricultural applications.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
As part of an integrated pest control program, the company Les Serres Rosaire Pion & fils launched an innovative project on the use of flower strips in potted perennial production.
The purpose of the project is to evaluate the anti-germination, phytotoxic, and biostimulant potential of five types of forest residue.
Researcher: Richard Hogue