The Spanish Association of mushrooms plantation has been presented in Murcia, where there are going to participate around 70 people from this region, besides other spanish communities.
This association was created as an alternative crop in the region of Murcia against to the climate change. The partners of this project are Desert Truffle, technological specialists, like the botanical department of the University of Murcia (UMU) and the ‘spin-off’ Thader Biotechnology.
The main activity is to grow truffle in the field of Torre Pacheco (Murcia). This project, called The truffle of the desert, was developed to find agricultural production with considerable added value. Also, it has to respect the environment and to be adapted in a dry weather. These conditions.
All of these, the aim is to build a new agricultural activity, which has to be ecological, profitable and with an international reach.