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5 years research on black truffle mothers and fathers


For the first time it has been possible to study genetically the female and the male factors in black truffles. In a study of our researcher Herminia de la Varga, while she was in a postdoc in the INRA, shows … Continue reading

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Where and when males come from to fertilize truffles?


In the following paper we hypothesize about a new theory we created related with black truffle life cycle and when spores germinate, if they do it as males or females. We are working in order to prove it in coming … Continue reading

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How to add the sexual partner to my truffle orchard?


A greek truffle farmer ask this week if he should harvest or not his first truffles? He was advised to let them until the 10th year, so they will release their spores and improve yields in the future. He have … Continue reading

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