In order to actively participate in the implementation of MAPAQ's Sustainable Agriculture Plan (PAD), the Association of Quebec Strawberry and Raspberry Producers (APFFQ), in collaboration with the Institute for Research and Development in Agro-Environment ( IRDA), are committed to carrying out actions aimed at knowledge transfer, support, awareness and training for strawberry and raspberry producers in Quebec to help them optimize water management . This project will accelerate the adoption of better agri-environmental practices through an educational and credible approach that promotes optimal water management.
From 2021 to 2025
Soil health, Water protection, Air quality
Association des producteurs de fraises et de framboises du Québec (APFFQ) et MAPAQ
This project is funded by the ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation under the Prime-Vert program.
Evaluate the toxicity of biological pesticides or repellents to control the spotted wing drosophila on everbearing raspberries grown in tunnels.
Researcher: Daniel Cormier
IRDA drew up a list of insects and mites in Québec known to be or likely to become resistant to pesticides.
Researchers: Daniel Cormier Annabelle Firlej
Developing and assessing the planting of flower strips in orchard inter-rows as an alternative to the application of insecticides.
Researchers: Daniel Cormier Gérald Chouinard