Fields of application

Applied biology
and bioremediation

The restoration of disturbed sites and worn-away places allows us to ensure their biological and ecological integrity. With the help of industrial waste and undervalued resources, CTRI devises methods of restoration adapted to Quebec regions. Several projects managed in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Northern Quebec regions confirm the effectiveness of these methods. Through consideration of these environments as a whole, each method developed connects growing mediums, plants and symbiotic microorganisms. Phytotechnology is central to these accomplishments.

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Fields of application

  • Chemical and physical characterization of sites,
  • Selection of plant species adapted to site problems,
  • Support during the restoration of a disturbed natural or industrial site,
  • Production of mediums in different forms (panels, coils, pockets, etc.),
  • Development of fertilizers and enriching agents from industrial waste.
  • Phytoextraction,
  • Phytodegradation,
  • Remediation by marshes or floating marshes.

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Applied biology and bioremediation


  • Restoration of disturbed sites
  • Vegetal physiology
  • Vegetal ecology
  • Phytoremediation