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New data on the hazel and Tuber borchii project in Catalonia


We have just analyzed root samples of in vitro produced Dundee hazel trees that we inoculated two years ago with Tuber borchii. Dundee hazels are an in vitro hybrid between the europen hazel (Corylus avellana) and the turkish one (C. colurna), that is … Continue reading

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Pilot project to produce in vitro Hazels mycorrhized with Tuber borchii


    Just back from “refreshing” summer holidays 🙂 In a previous research we did in Chile with Tuber borchii, we saw that due to the “aggressiveness” of this truffle variety, it could be other ways to try to produce truffle … Continue reading

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For how many years can hazels produce truffles?


The answer is depending on hazel variety. Hazels are bushes that usually die far before than oaks. In Catalonia, where hazels are grown for centuries, some orchards with the same trees were kept on the ground for 3-4 generations. Traditionally … Continue reading

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