References and weblinks included in TreeCropper issue 82

In defence of Truffles

Page 10-13

by Alexis Guerin-Laguette PhD, Mycorrhiza Scientist, & Wang Yun PhD, Honorary Associate

1. Guerin-Laguette et al. unpublished

2. Guerin-Laguette A, Hesom-Williams, Y. Wang 2008. Tuber brumale testing of 28 truffières in New Zealand. Confidential report for the New Zealand Truffle Association. New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research Limited (now Plant and Food Research), 17 pp.

Ho WH, Anderson S, Guerin-Laguette A, Hesom-Williams N, Wang Y, Braithwaite M, Hill CF, Alexander BJR 2008. Tuber brumale, a new truffle in New Zealand. ICPP 2008 9th International Congress of Plant Pathology, Abstracts of invited and offered papers, Journal of Plant Pathology, 90:S2.101

3. Guerin-Laguette A, Cummings N, Hesom-Williams N, Butler R, Wang Y 2013. Mycorrhiza analyses in New Zealand truffières reveal frequent but variable persistence of Tuber melanosporum in co-existence with other truffle species. Mycorrhiza 23:87-98

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Winter Chill

Page 22 – 27

Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (UK) Desk Study on winter chill in fruit


by Dr CJ Atkinson, East Malling Research; Dr RJ Sunley and Professor HG Jones, University of Dundee at SCRI; Dr R Brennan, Scottish Crop Research Institute; Dr P Darby, East Malling Research