Allowed by law.|
It is considered the best method.
Feeling dog –man and passion in hunting.
Accuracy in identifying.|
Minimally invasive to the environment.
The dog digs only the ripe product (except in rare cases).
The dog is not a robot, you have to know how to handle, it gets tired and it is not infallible.|
Cost of ownership of the animal.
Not allowed by law.|
Archaic method, the oldest.
Nice to see.
|The pig’s sense of smell is higher than the dog probably.||
Invasive and harmful to the environment.|
Difficult to handle and it eats the truffles.
Difficulties in transport.
High cost of ownership.
Not specified in Italy, the law only talk about the dog.|
Can be used only at certain times of the year.|
It needs a lot of passion and skill.
Too slow and difficult to apply.
|Method in experimental stage.||
There are not the problems of duration as in dogs.
Difficulty of instrument calibration.|
Overall dimensions of the equipment.
No passion and interaction.
It is forbidden by the law.|
This is the method used by the poachers, especially during night.
|You can find everything that is underground.||
The probability of dig without finding anything is much higher than the other methods.|
It destroys the environment and you can break/cut the truffle.
Risk to collect the immature product.