Strawberry Virus Research Project

During the Summer and Fall of 2013, the PEI Federation of Agriculture and the PEI Strawberry Growers Association conducted a research project, funded through the PEI ADAPT Council, to further the understanding of the virus situation which was attacking strawberry fields on PEI and throughout the maritime Provinces.

The links below are a collection of project related information, as well as presentations which were delivered during a Communications Day held November 6th, 2013 at the Kensington Legion.


Strawberry Virus Complex Survey for PEI 2013

Chris Jordan, Berry Crop Development Officer
PEI Department of Agriculture & Forestry

Nova Scotia strawberry virus update – November, 2013

John Lewis, M.Sc., P.Ag.
Horticulturist, Perennia

Aphid‐transmitted viruses threatening strawberry production in Atlantic Canada

Andrew Jamieson and Debra Moreau, AAFC, Kentville, NS

Vector control – the key to virus management!

J. Lewis, M.Sc., P.Ag.
Horticulturist, Perennia

 Other Resources:

Project – Final Report

Management Plan

Alternative Treatments