Weed management and irrigation are key treatments in emerging black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) cultivation

@article{Olivera2011WeedMA,
  title={Weed management and irrigation are key treatments in emerging black truffle (Tuber melanosporum) cultivation},
  author={Antoni Olivera and Christina Fischer and Jos{\'e} Antonio Bonet and Juan Mart{\'i}nez de Arag{\'o}n and Daniel Oliach and Carlos Colinas},
  journal={New Forests},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={227-239}
}
Interest in conversion of marginal agricultural lands to small oak woodlands for the production of black truffles (Tuber melanosporum Vittad.) is increasing in the native black truffle areas of France, Spain and Italy as well as suitable or amended sites throughout the world due to high economic returns for gastronomically valuable truffles. Successful long-term management of a perennial plantation replacing an annual crop requires understanding the system in all phases of the life cycle, and… 

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