Panneton, Bernard, Ph. D., P. Eng.

Research Scientist, Vegetable Crop Engineering Unit


Contact Information:

430, boul. Gouin
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec J3B 3E6
Telephone: 450-515-2077
Fax: 450-346-7740
Email: bernard.panneton@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • pest control
  • engineering
  • engineer specializing in research and development of weed and pest control methods
  • spraying techniques, pesticide drift, deposits on vegetation, spot application of pesticides
  • applying precision agricultural tools to plant protection
  • weed detection in crops using fluorescence or imaging, weed mapping
  • analysis of spectrometry data
  • physical control methods

Current Projects:

  • Develop reduced risk technologies and BMPs for management of insect and mite pests of orchard crops.
  • Develop reduced risk technologies to provide improved weed management in agro-ecosystems

Affiliations:

  • Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Laval University.
  • Canadian Society for Bioengineering
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2015

2014

  • Longchamps, L., Panneton, B., Simard, M.-J., and Leroux, G.D. (2014). "An Imagery-based Weed Cover Threshold Established Using Expert Knowledge.", Weed Science, 62(1), pp. 177-185. doi : 10.1614/WS-D-13-00050.1
  • Longchamps, L., Panneton, B., Simard, M.-J., and Leroux, G.D. (2014). "Spatial aggregation of broadleaf and grass weeds in corn fields and its impact on site-specific weed management.", in Gonzales-de-Santos, P. and Ribeiro, A. (eds.) - Second International Conference on Robotics and associated High-technologies and Equipment for Agriculture and forestry, May 21-23, Madrid.

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2015

  • Éthier, F., Clément, A., Panneton, B., Lagacé, L., Robert, É., and Faucher, M. (2015). Expérience SpectrAcer-Inspecteur pour la classification des défauts de saveur du sirop d’érable. Rapport ACER PAI J-000938 – Centre ACER, St-Norbert, QC. 11 pages. (Report)
  • Éthier, F., Clément, A., Panneton, B., and Lagacé, L. (2015). Prédiction des taux de sucres naturels du sirop d’érable à partir de modèles développés avec des solutions de glucose, fructose et saccharose analysés au FTIR. Rapport ACER PAI J-000938 – Centre ACER, St-Norbert, QC. 9 pages. (Report)
  • Clément, A., Éthier, F., Panneton, B., and Lagacé, L. (2015). "Automatic identification of maple syrup taste defects by use of front face fluorescence spectroscopy.", 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food, Engineering Challenges: bridging science and food innovations, Québec city, Canada, June 14-18, 2015.
  • Clément, A., Panneton, B., and Éthier, F. (2015). Faisabilité de mesure de la fluorescence de la sève d’érable par de l’équipement miniaturisé. Rapport confidentiel de recherche. CRDA, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada. 17 pages. (Report)
  • Panneton, B. and Cambouris, A.N. (2015). "Precision Horticulture: Current status and the way forward.", Conférence présenté le 9 juillet 2015 lors de la journée scientifique du Centre de Recherche et de Développement en Horticulture de Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu. (Presentation)
  • Panneton, B. and Simard, M.-J. (2015). "Precision control of weeds in carrots and onions – Challenges.", 17th European Weed Res. Soc. Symposium, Montpellier, France, June 23-26, 2015, pp. 39. (Abstract)
  • Panneton, B. and Simard, M.-J. (2015). "Precision control of weeds in carrots.", 17th European Weed Res. Soc. Symposium, Montpellier, France, June 23-26, 2015. (Poster)
  • Panneton, B., Bizeau, A., and Simard, M.-J. (2015). "A 3D view of weeds in horticultural crops.", Weed Science Society of America meeting 2014, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, February 9-13, 2015. (Poster)

2014

  • Clément, A., Panneton, B., Martin, N., and Lagacé, L. (2014). "Maple syrup quality control benefits from advances in technology.", Canadian Food Insights, 2(2), pp. 35-36.
  • Panneton, B. (2014). ALD sur scores d'ACP pour le défaut Bourgeon dans la sève. Rapport confidentiel de recherche. CRDH, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada. 7p. (Report)
  • Panneton, B. (2014). Essai de correction de spectre. Rapport confidentiel de recherche. CRDH, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada. 9p. (Report)
  • Panneton, B. (2014). Volume d’air échantillonné – Capture de spores. Rapport confidentiel de recherche – CRDH, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada. (Report)
  • Panneton, B. and Bizeau, A. (2014). "Merging RGB and NIR imagery for mapping weeds and crop in 3D.", 2014 ASABE – CSBE/SCGAB Annual International Meeting.

2013

  • Panneton, B. (2013). Amélioration du seuil de détection avec les Rotorods. Rapport confidentiel de recherche – CRDH, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada. (Report)

2012

  • Longchamps, L., Panneton, B., Simard, M.-J., and Leroux, G.D. (2012). "Development of a quick diagnosis method to target fields with better potential for site-specific weed management.", 11th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA), Indianapolis, IN, USA, July 15-18, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Longchamps, L., Panneton, B., Simard, M.-J., and Leroux, G.D. (2012). "Row versus inter-row weed cover in rainfed corn fields.", Weed Science Society of America Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, February 7-10, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Simard, M.-J., Panneton, B., Tardif-Paradis, C., Leroux, G.D., Nurse, R.E., and Vanasse, A. (2012). "Do unseeded corn or soybean rows have more weeds?", Canadian Weed Science Society 66th Annual Meeting, Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, November 12-15, 2012. (Abstract)

2011

  • Bouroubi, M.Y., Tremblay, N., Vigneault, P., Bélec, C., Panneton, B., and Guillaume, S. (2011). "Fuzzy Logic Approach for Spatially Variable Nitrogen Fertilization of Corn Based on Soil, Crop and Precipitation Information.", in Murgante, B., Gervasi, O., Iglesias, A., Taniar, D., and Apduhan, B.O. (eds.) - Computational Science and Its Applications - ICCSA 2011. Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6785, Springer, pp. 356-368.
  • Lagacé, L., Panneton, B., Clément, A., and Martin, N. (2011). "Advances in off-flavors and adulteration detection in maple syrup.", 2011 North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC) and International Maple Syrup Institute (IMSI) Annual Meetings, Frankenmuth, MI, USA, October 23-28, 2011.
  • Panneton, B. (2011). "Precision Agriculture and Weed Control in Horticulture.", in Cloutier, D.C. and Leblanc, M.L. (eds.) - Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Vol. 6. Physical weed control: Progress and Challenges, Canadian Weed Science Society – Société canadienne de malherbologie, Sainte-Anne-de Bellevue, QC, pp. 103-108.
  • Panneton, B., Piché, M., Philion, V., and Chouinard, G. (2011). "Leaf deposition with fixed sprinklers, low drift and conventional nozzles in apple orchard.", 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, USA, August 7-11, 2011, Vol. 3, pp. 2563-2573.
  • Simard, M.-J., Panneton, B., Leroux, G.D., Vanasse, A., and Nurse, R.E. (2011). "Can Inter-row Soil Disturbance at Seeding Lead to Efficient Localized Weed Control Using Plant Cover Detection?", 51st Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), Hilton Portland & Executive Tower Hotel, Portland, OR, USA, February 7-10, 2011. (Poster)
  • Sinfort, C. and Panneton, B. (2011). "How to deal with pesticide drift and water contamination in LCA? A geo-referenced approach brings some answers.", Environmental & Integrated Assessment of Complex Systems Conference (EcoTech&Tools ), Montpellier, France, November 30-December 2, 2011.
  • Sinfort, C., Panneton, B., and Meidet, A. (2011). "Spatial influence of spraying applications on water quality: The case of the Gibeault-Delisle watershed (Quebec).", 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, USA, August 7-11, 2011, Vol. 2, pp. 1696-1707.
  • Tremblay, N., Bouroubi, M.Y., Panneton, B., Vigneault, P., and Guillaume, S. (2011). "Space, Time, Remote Sensing and Optimal Nitrogen Fertilization Rates – A Fuzzy Logic Approach.", in Clay, E.C. and Shanahan, J.F. (eds.) - GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Two: Nutrient Management for Energy Efficiency, CRC Press, pp. 101-122.

2010

  • Clément, A., Panneton, B., and Lagacé, L. (2010). "Quantitative assessment of maple syrup properties by means of fluorescence spectroscopy.", XVIIth World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR): Sustainable Development through Engineering, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 13-17, 2010, Paper CSBE100808, pp. 11.
  • Longchamps, L. and Panneton, B. (2010). "Partial weed scouting for exhaustive real-time spot spraying of herbicides in corn.", 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA), Denver, CO, USA, July 18-21, 2010, Communication #227, pp. 3.
  • Longchamps, L., Panneton, B., Simard, M.-J., and others (2010). "Weed cover on and between corn rows implications for real-time weed detection.", XVIIth World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR): Sustainable Development through Engineering, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 13-17, 2010, Ppaper CSBE100789, pp. 7.
  • Panneton, B. (2010). "Sensing the inter-row for real-time weed spot spraying in conventional till corn fields.", 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA), Denver, CO, USA, July 18-21, 2010, Communication #226, pp. 3.
  • Panneton, B. (2010). "Use of rotating samplers for measuring airborne drift.", International Advances in Pesticide Application 2010, Robinson College, Cambridge, Warwick, UK, January 5-7, 2010.
  • Panneton, B., Guillaume, S., Samson, G., Roger, J.-M., and Longchamps, L. (2010). "Automatic detection of weeds in corn fields with induced fluorescence.", International Conference on Agricultural Engineering ( AgEng 2010 ), Clermont-Ferrand, France, September 6-8, 2010, pp. 8.
  • Panneton, B., Guillaume, S., and Samson, G. (2010). "UV-induced fluorescence for discriminating weeds.", XVIIth World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR): Sustainable Development through Engineering, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 13-17, 2010, Paper CSBE100785, pp. 11.

2009

  • Panneton, B. (2009). "Wind tunnel calibration of drift samplers.", 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno, NV, USA, June 21-24, 2009, Vol. 5, pp. 3139-3161.
  • Simard, M.-J., Panneton, B., Rouane, S., Leroux, G.D., Longchamps, L., and Légère, A. (2009). "Doses réduites d’herbicides et dynamique des populations de mauvaises herbes.", Cahier de conférence - Événement conjoint en phytoprotection, CRAAQ/SPPQ, Drummondville, QC, Canada, October 22-23, 2009.
  • Tremblay, N., Bouroubi, M.Y., Panneton, B., Guillaume, S., Vigneault, P., and Bélec, C. (2009). "Fuzzy logic to combine soil and crop growth information for estimating optimum N rate for corn.", 7th Joint International Agricultural Conference: ECPA, ECPLF and EFITA conference, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands, July 6-8, 2009, Published in: A. Bregt, S. Wolfert, J.E. Wien and C. Lokhorst (eds.) Proceedings of EFITA conference '09, pp. 397-404.
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