DNA Confirmation Ducketts Black Perigord Truffles

September 9, 2009

We submitted some of our truffles to UBC Okanagan for DNA sequencing and are please and proud to have received absolute confirmation that the “…DNA test 090904B Duckett_Results_Summary on three … samples, providing a high degree of confidence in species identification…”  and verifying:

“Sample #1-2008- Tuber melanosporum; 100% identity over 571bp
Sample #2-2009- Tuber melanosporum; 100% identity over 551bp
Sample #3-2009- Tuber melanosporum; 100% identity over 240bp”

Our work to grow black Perigord truffles (T.melanosporum) in Canda has been proven successful. We continue to document seasonal changes and resulting harvests.

 

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