Best practices for cultivation of truffles
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Cultivation of truffles in managed orchards has become an important agricultural alternative in rural Mediterranean regions. The declines of wild Tuber melanosporum throughout its natural range, its high market value and the development of nursery and cultivation techniques have encouraged its successful
cultivation during the last several decades. We present here the state of the art of black truffle cultivation, habitat requirements of the fungus, cultivation techniques and descriptions of the mycorrhizae of four important Tuber species. Additionally we provide recent research findings with special implications for truffle cultivation and a brief review of truffle culinary products. In the last section we address the developing Truffle Sector in Southwest Turkey.
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Büntgen, Ulf; Egli, Simon; Schneider, Loic; Von Arx, Georg; Rigling, Andreas; Camarero Martínez, Jesús Julio; Sangüesa Barreda, Gabriel; Fischer, Christine; Oliach, Daniel; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Colinas, C. (Carlos); Tegel, Willy; Ruiz Barbarin, José I.; Martínez Peña, Fernando (Elsevier, 2015)The Périgord black truffle is an exclusive culinary delicacy, but its Mediterranean harvests have declined, despite cultivation efforts since the 1970s. The role of long-term irrigation, symbiotic fungus-host interaction, ...
Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Fischer, Christine; Colinas, C. (Carlos) (Institut national de la recherche agronomique (França)EDP Sciences, 2006)Cultivation of black truffle, Tuber melanosporum Vitt., has become an important agricultural alternative in rural Mediterranean regions due to its success in relatively harsh conditions, its high market value and diminishing ...
Colinas, C. (Carlos); Capdevila Subirana, Josep Ma.; Oliach, Daniel; Fischer, Christine; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio (Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya, 2007)El objetivo de esta monografía es determinar las zonas de Cataluña más adecuadas para el cultivo de la trufa negra (Tuber melanosporum Vitt.). Para conseguir este objetivo, se han considerado los rangos de valores adecuados ...