Biological Crop Protection research services launched for Canadian growers

Vineland Research Center has recenlty launched a new service to provide growers with improved biological and biochemical plant protection strategies. They also support the introduction and use of new products and integrated pest management solution to improve production efficiency while promoting horticulture crop quality, environmental performance and safe working conditions.

Vineland's new biological crop protection research service delivers:
• Solutions
• Scientific excellence and reputation
• Vendor neutrality
• Integrated multi-disciplinary research
• Pre-commercial greenhouse and laboratory facilities
• Established connections along the value chain

Multi-disciplinary research expertise:

Services offered:
• Discovery and development of new bioprotectants:
• Macrobial – predators, parasitoids
• Biochemical
• Evaluation of bioprotectants, biostimulants, biosecurity practices, plant resistance traits, and other IPM tools:
• Efficacy against pests and diseases
• Plant phenotyping, morphological and physiological evaluation, plant and fruit quality assessment and
• Biochemical plant responses (metabolomics)
• Determination of mode of action, plant protection mechanisms and interactions between products and practices
• Process analysis to develop recommendations for implementation and optimization of biological plant protection tools.

For more information:
Vineland Research


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