The business and principles of truffle growing

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Part 1. The business and principles of truffle growing 

On completion of this section of the course, you’ll have gained knowledge and understanding in;

  • The ‘business’ of truffle farming
  • Today’s global marketplace and how it works.
  • Export, wholesale and local markets.
  • Industry development and research milestones.
  • The non-negotiable factors of truffle growing today
  • Mycorrhiza – the complex relationship between specialised fungi and host trees.
  • Truffles – valuable species, natural habitats, life-cycles, mating types, brule and fruiting conditions.
  • Host trees – species, quality assurance and certification programs.
  • Site suitability – climate, topography, elevation, aspect, water resources and soil characteristics.
  • Business planning – understanding the financial aspects of the investment.