Plot assessment: evaluation of soil potential 725 € / plot
It includes: previous soil sample tests at MicoLab’s facilities and soil analysis for the samples at a specialized lab in Spain, a cross analysis in a second lab once the results are checked and the soils considered suitable, revision of plot videos, satellite and other image files, identification of possible sources of fungal contamination (tree and shrubs identification and contamination possibilities), assessment of soil viability, selection of correcting measures, calculation of needed amendments. The report will include the soil improvement options, calculations of the amendments needed plus the soil works and correcting measures needed previous to the plantation and for the first years of plant development. This price is for the assessment of one plot of a maximum of 5 Hectares and includes the analysis of one soil sample. Additional soil sample analyses have a cost of 400 € per sample.
Plantation establishment counseling 145 € / hour
This service is linked to the reports produced in the assessments described in the two points above. Plot assessment and/or tree implantation report discussion via telephone plus on-line lecture adapted to the report’s conclusions and including the implantation techniques for the selected conditions.
Quality evaluation of nursery plants colonized by truffle species
The evaluation method used by MicoLab is the one developed by Fisher and Colinas (University of Lleida), last updated in 2014.
Monitoring of the mycorrhizal status in individual trees or plantations
For plantations that are at least three years old 62 € / sample
Using the protocol described by Sánchez from the CITA-Aragón (2013). The report will include the mycorrhizal species identified in the samples, the percentaje of each of the ones found and the recommended management techniques.
Individual plants (less than 3 units) 74 € / sample
Young trees (less than three years in plantation) 74 € / tree
In trees that are less than three years old, most of the time the only way to conduct the analysis is to pull out the whole tree and its root system.
Pest and disease control 110 € / agent
The report will include the identification of the agent causing the damage and the control and future prevention measures. The price is for one damaging agent. If there are several agents, the price will increase depending on the difficulty of the evaluation and management recommendations.
Taxes are not included in the rates described above.
All analyses will include a detailed report explaining the results. IN the case of reports that include mycorrhizal species identification (through mycorrhizae or spores), microscopic images of the identification characters for each of the identified species found in the samples will be included.
Other services: please, don’t hesitate to request a free estimate for any service you may require.
Prior to any service, the client will receive an economical offer with the budget for the requested works.