Truffle Establishment in British Columbia

Photo courtesy of Shannon Berch: Pèrigord black truffle

Project leads:  Shannon Berch, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Science, Department of Botany, Associate Member, Ministry of Forests

Impact: Successful cultivation of Pèrigord black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) using English oak (Quercus robur) as the host tree to develop Best Management Practices for use in establishing a commercial truffle industry.

Project Partners: British Columbia Truffle Association, Investment Agriculture Foundation,

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