Archive for category Truffle NewPress

Nuevo Workshop de Truficultura en Chile

Pronto a fines de septiembre 2016 realizaremos un Workshop sobre el manejo productivo de plantaciones truferas. Este workshop esta orientado a truficultores de Chile y Argentina. El evento es un taller de trabajo para intercambiar experiencias, resultados y avances sobre la truficultura desde el punto de vista técnico y comercial. El evento es organizado por […]

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Biotechnological tools for quality control on truffle inoculated trees

New Work has been published in a Chilean scientific journal (Chile Anjar) in which several biotechnological methods have been validated that today allow us to monitor and certify reliably the truffle mycorrhization and Truffle fruiting. These methods are based on molecular tools (PCR) that allow us to confirm at the genetic level the species of […]

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Truffles and Climate Change

“Buffo” the truffle-hunting dog discovered his bounty while roaming the forests of southern Germany. That region is seeing milder winters and changing weather patterns, and isn’t known to grow Burgundy truffles — a subterranean fungal delicacy that can fetch $1,800 per pound. It, and other rare European varieties, typically grow in Mediterranean forests at least […]

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NewPress: Jackson Family Wines turns to growing truffles in Sonoma, USA

Perigord truffles: They’re called black gold because they’re one of the most expensive and luxurious ingredients in the world. Historically foraged in the Perigord region of France and used in the finest restaurants in the world, the black truffle could soon be Sonoma County’s next big crop. Farmers and vintners, who believe that Sonoma’s terroir […]

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Truffle Growing Conference in Talca

Chile has established a policy of growth, based on long-term strategy to make the country one the best Food and Forestry Suppliers . However, several studies have established that to achieve this we must solve various productivity gaps and to generate effectively launch beyond this policies. With the purpose of promoting emerging sectors in the […]

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“Sex War Under Truffle Soils ”

The article published in New Phytologist on the underground distribution of mating types in truffle strains has caused enough press activity in past months. The new coverage grew minute to minute … It’s amazing how this fungus is causing great stir. It is also good that this works reaches a wider audience. Here is the […]

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