Tag Archives: Dundee hazel

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

Posted in Truffle farming, truffle growing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First results of borchii infection on Dundee hazels


  Last year we started a project focused to get truffles as a complementary crop of hazel nut plantations. The innovative of this approach is to consider truffles as a complement, so managing hazel is fully focused on the production of hazelnuts. This … Continue reading

Posted in Truffle farming, truffle growing, truffle nurseries, spanish truffle orchards, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in spanish truffle orchards, Truffle farming, truffle nurseries | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New research on in vitro hazels mycorrhized with Tuber borchii


Following the research we are currently doing in Chile with hazels mycorrhized with Tuber borchii, that we published here: http://www.slideshare.net/mobile/micofora/poster-morcillo-et-al-tuber-borchii-micorrhization-depending-on-host-tree-and-on-stage-of-inoculation This week in Tarragona, Spain, we just planted 200 hazels that were produced in vitro from the amercian Dundee variety, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments