Trufforum VIC Activities Program

International Black Truffle Congress

Saturday, February 4 : Ground floor Recinto Ferial El Sucre – Professional Activity


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.

Teruel, a world reference in truffle cultivation (review 2023), with Juan María Estrada, technical director and head of the R+D+I area of Inotruf, SL.

11:00-11:40 a.m.

Effectiveness of spore nesting with peat to stimulate black truffle production, with Franck Richard, CNRS researcher (Université de Montpellier – Université Paul-Valéry).

12:00-12:40 p.m.

Advances in the study of pests and diseases in truffle cultivation, with María Martín Santafé, researcher at the Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón (CITA).

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

Watertruf: New technologies for intelligent water management in truffle cultivation, with José Javier Peguero Pina, Domingo Sancho Knapik, Fernando Martínez-Peña and Eustaquio Gil Pelegrín, researchers from the Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón (CITA).


16:00-16:20 h.

Labaronne flexible tanks for irrigation water, with Carlos Solé, manager of Labaronne – Nutriset

16:30-17:00 h.

Ecosystem services associated with truffle production, with Barou, V. (Instituto de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentarias-IRTA), Rincón, A. (Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias ICA-CSIC), Varela, E. (Centro de Ciencia y Tecnología Forestal de Cataluña) and Parladé, X. (Instituto de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentarias-IRTA).

Sponsored by: Inotruf, SL

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