Mycorrhizal inoculation of pecan seedlings with some marketable truffles

Gian M. Benucci, Gregory Bonito, Leonardo B. Falini, Mattia Bencivenga, Domizia Donnini

Abstract


Pecan is the common name of Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch, an ectomycorrhizal tree native to North America, also frequently known as hickory. Mycorrhizal inoculations of pecan seedlings with: Tuber aestivum Vittad., T. borchii Vittad., T. indicum Cooke & Massee, and T. lyonii Butters are described and discussed.

Keywords


Carya illinoinensis; truffle spore-slurry; multi-cropping; Tuber borchii; T. aestivum; T. indicum; T. lyonii

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