Truffle cultivation

Picking in the truffle plantation

ott 15th, 2007 | By admin

Picking in the truffle plantation The beginning of the italian artificial truffle plantation is very variable,has been and still depends on various factors. However,based on more recent experience,we can declare the following: First picking(years) -Precious black truffle 6-8 years -Summer truffle 6-8 years -Uncinato truffle 8-9 years -Bianchetto truffle 5-7 years -Precious white truffle 12-15
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Planting information

ott 15th, 2007 | By admin

Planting phases 1) Preliminary information: -Height about sea level-Exsposure to the sun-Air temperature-Spontaneous flora-Soil chemical and physical analysis-Choice of truffle species-Choice of plant type 2) Planting project 3) Plantation: -Prepare the soil well-Plant correctly-Protect the plants(shelter,canes,ground cover protection,fencing)-Forcast plant irrigation 4) Post transplanting: -Irrigate the hottest month-Weed around the plants-Treat the plants to combat insects
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Soil and Planting.

ott 15th, 2007 | By admin

Soil and Planting. Truffles grows in soils with precise physical-chemical characteristics. The soil must have carbonate(CaCO3) and subalcaline or alcaline pH(from 7,1 to 8,5).Soil which are not to heavy or which has good drainage,thanks to a natural slope and to the presence of stons or gravel is of course preferred. Tese elements favour the circulation
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Mycorrhized plants

ott 15th, 2007 | By admin

Mycorrhized plants Plants mycorrhized with truffle must be produced in accordance with strict nursery visa protocol. The young plants from seeds,cutting or mycropropagation must be prepared in a sterile environment;inorder to prevent the settlement of poisonous funghi before mycorrhization. The substratum,very carefully stream sterilized,must have all the physical and chemical parametrerssuitable for truffle. The inoculation
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Mycorrhizazion

ott 15th, 2007 | By admin

Mycorrhization Mycorrhization is a relation which is installed in nature between the truffle and the host plant.The truffle infact is not a parasite plant fungus and the inter-exchange which it creates is positive for both species;the truffle draws sugars and starches from the plant which alone could not produce and the plant thanks to mycorrhization,increases
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Truffle – Plants

ott 10th, 2007 | By admin

The mycorrhized plants with truffle must be produced according to strict nursery plant rules. The Seedlings, which are obtaineded from seeds,cuttings and micropropagation techniques, must be prepared in artificial soil and in a sterilized enviroment. This is to prevent the formation of fungi competitors with truffle, before the truffle mycorrhization. The final soil, carefully sterilized
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Truffle – Most Species

ott 10th, 2007 | By admin

Precious white truffle ,white truffle from Alba and Acqualagna ( Tuber magnatum Pico ) Location : Mainly in Italy Cultivation areas : Limited, because at the moment, it is very hard to find and to cultivate. Commercial value : Very high due to high market demand but limited production and conservation. Picking time : September
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Truffle – Truffle plantation

ott 10th, 2007 | By admin

The planting of certiefied plants, gives positive results in the cultivation of truffles. Nevertheless it is good to specify that before starting a new cultivation, some preliminary research is necessary, so that there will be no mistakes that could cause failure.Preliminary Research: Altimetry Exposure Microclimate Geologican substratum Nature of the soil Choice of truffle species
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Truffle – Truffle cultivation

ott 10th, 2007 | By admin

Cultivating truffles has always been the inspiration of researchers and truffles searchers, thanks to the high gastronomic and commercial value that these precious mushrooms have . Now, with further biology research of the truffles and plants, it is possible to increase their production following two different ways: Planting and cultivation on proper soils of mycorrhized
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Truffle – The Truffle

ott 10th, 2007 | By admin

Truffles are under soil growing fungi belonging to Tuber genus. Like mushrooms ( fungi ) they have no chlorophyll and so they can’t produce the necessary substances ( sugar and starches ) to survive; For this reason they are tied to some plant species ( trees and bushes ) with reciprocate advantages . The truffle
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