First black truffle plantations on a large scale in Chile

Farm Irrigation Ditches

First black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) plantations on a large scale in Chile. Andean truffles is the first company in Chile to develop truffle orchards on a commercial scale, using the most advanced techniques for mycorrhizal plants production, soil preparation, irrigation and plantation establishment. The company has acquired a first land of 100 hectares in Bio Bio Province,VIII Region, where agroclimatic conditions are suitable for Truffles. The land will be fully planted between August 2012 and June 2013. This company is formed by 3 private investors and the Private equity AgroDesarrollo, which is managed by Sembrador Venture Capital. www.sembrador.cl

Truffle Soil Liming and Preparation at Santa Ana

 

 

 

 

 

 

Truffle trees under Greenhouse Conditions

 

 

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