Viability and Infectivity of Tuber borchii after Cryopreservation.

  title={Viability and Infectivity of Tuber borchii after Cryopreservation.},
  author={Federica Piattoni and Pamela Leonardi and Bennani Siham and Mirco Iotti and Alessandra Zambonelli},
  journal={Cryo letters},
  volume={38 1},
BACKGROUND Truffles (Tuber spp.) are the most precious ectomycorrhizal edible mushrooms whose biodiversity is seriously endangered. OBJECTIVE To develop a protocol for cryopreservation of Tuber spp. mycelia using T. borchii as a model species, verifying whether conservation in liquid nitrogen may affect viability, growth rate, hyphal morphology and… CONTINUE READING