The controlled mycorrhization of Robin Pépinières

The controlled mycorhization laboratory of ROBIN Pépinières

Pierre Cammalletti Technical Manager Claire Cotton Assistant

ROBIN Pépinières has developed controlled mycorhization in their own laboratory, in a constant desire, to innovate and improve the quality of its productions.

The development of controlled mycorrhiza- tion was carried out within the framework of European programs, with the help of ANVAR and in collaboration with:

  • INRA
  • the CEMAGREF
  • CNRS Nancy
  • the University of Diepenbeck (Belgium)
  • University of Krakow (Poland)
  • Kiev University (Ukraine)
  • Budapest University (Hungary)
  • University of Cologne (Germany)
  • the IPLA (Institute of the Piedmont Region Italy)

What is a mycorrhiza?

The etymology of the word Mycorhize comes from the Greek Mukes (mushroom) and Rhiza (root).

A mycorrhiza is a symbiotic association between a fungus and a root of a host plant (FRANK 1885).

There are different types of mycorrhizae, but our work focuses on: