Jean Duval

Agrologist, project manager for organic crop production at CETAB+

Jean Duval has been working towards the development of organic agriculture in Quebec for over 20 years. During this period, he was involved in several aspects of organic : teaching, advisory work, inspection, standard development, production, and now, research. As a specialist of soils and organic crops, he has been conducting various research projects at CETAB+ since 2011 and, is also involved with the NSERC Organic Crop Protection Research Chair.

He will give two presentations on quackgrass control during the colloquium, one covering four years of results from various experiments and, another offering a historical perspective on the control methods for this perennial weed.

CETAB+'s mission

Develop organic agriculture and contribute to the prosperity of businesses in the sector.

Foster local agri-food systems that are beneficial for businesses and society.