Isabelle Nadeau

agr., M. Sc.

Research Professional

Isabelle Nadeau is an agronomist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Université Laval and a master’s degree in plant biology. She has more than 20 years of experience in research and development, project drafting and management, consulting and teaching. During her career she has worked on ginseng, NTFPs and in horticulture with a focus on native plants. Working as a research professional at Biopterre since 2017, Isabelle has carried out various projects on the legislation and recovery of various residual materials that can be used in agriculture, on the development of new crops and their transformation into essential oils, as well as the development of phytostimulants.

Key Achievements:

  • Recovery of construction, renovation and demolition (CRD) residues as fertilizing residuals
  • Residual organic matter dehydration into fertilizers
  • Development of natural populations of pin cherry and cultivation of wintergreen for the production of essential oil
  • Development of a sweet fern cultivation model in the road rights-of-way of the Eeyou Istchee Baie-James region, Nord-du-Québec, for the production of essential oils
  • Development of innovative techniques for growing northern plants in agroforestry systems and reclamation of road rights-of-way for the production of high-quality essential oil
  • Definition of modes of action and use of a phytostimulant in its final development phase

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