Research Programs


Soil Quality and Nutrient Management
Dedicated to the control, the characterization and the potential for modification of the quality, the intrinsic characteristics and the effects of both primary raw materials and organic by-products that offer potential to be used as secondary raw materials.
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Phytopathology and Biorational Control
The core purpose is to study the interactions between microorganisms, plants and the environment. More specifically, this research program seeks to ascertain how microorganisms affect plant health and environmental quality.
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Molecular Diagnostics
Focuses on the development and evaluation of new molecular-based approaches for rapidly and accurately assessing biological samples for the presence of specific pathogens as well as other microorganisms of interest.
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