Trufforum VIC Activities Program

International Truffle Congress

Saturday February 26 | Coll Bardolet Room (El Sucre Building)


Technical coordination: Daniel Oliach , Forestry Science and Technology Center of Catalonia (CRTF) and Fernando Martínez-Peña , Agrifood Research and Technology Center of Aragon (CITA).

10:00-10:40 a.m.
First cultivation of the Italian white truffle Tuber magnatum outside its natural distribution area.

Claude Murat , UMR Interactions Arbres Microorganismes, INRAE Grand Est (France).

11:00-11:40 a.m.

Risks and rewards of the global truffle sector under projected climate change.

Ulf Buntgen , University of Cambridge (England).

12:00-12:40 p.m.

Cultivation of the desert truffle Terfezia claveryi in Spain

Asuncion Morte , University of Murcia.

1:00 p.m.-1:40 p.m.

The use of nests in truffle farming and its effects on truffle quality

Sergi García-Barreda , Center for Research and Agrifood Technology of Aragon (CITA)

4:00 p.m.-4:40 p.m.

Studies on the dynamics of the truffle mycelium. Tubersystems Project

Xavier Parladé , Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA).

5:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m.

Competition of Tuber aestivum in the cultivation of Tuber melanosporum in a context of climate change. Irrigation and mulch application.

Yasmin Piñuela , Natural Agrotechnologies (Atens).

6:00 p.m.-6:40 p.m.

Biological control strategies of the truffle beetle, Leiodes cinnamomeus , with entomopathogenic nematodes.

Fernando García del Pino , Autonomous University of Barcelona

7:00 p.m.-7:40 p.m.

Current state of the truffle sector. Challenges and actions to develop.

Daniel Oliach , Forest Science and Technology Center of Catalonia (CTFC).

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