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portal.ct.gov/CAES/Fact-Sheets/Plant-Pathology/Chestnuts-and-the-Introduction-of-Chestnut-Blight

The discovery of chestnut blight in the Bronx Zoo was described by Merkel (4) as follows: "...a few scattered cases which occurred [on American chestnut ...

asm.org/Articles/2020/May/Restoring-the-American-Chestnut-with-a-Virus-and-B

May 7, 2020 ... Today, American chestnuts bear the scars of chestnut blight cankers. After C. parasitica enters the tree through breaks in the bark of chestnuts ...

www.canr.msu.edu/chestnuts/pest_management/diseases

American chestnut is the most susceptible species to chestnut blight, a fungus that was introduced to North America in the early 1900s.

www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2021-2-march-april/feature/demise-and-potential-revival-american-chestnut

Feb 25, 2021 ... Between 1904 and 1940, some 3.5 billion American chestnut trees, the giants of the Appalachian hardwood forest, succumbed to a fungal blight ...

www.goerie.com/story/news/local/2021/11/18/american-chestnut-tree-blight-erie-county-emily-dobry-penn-state-behrend/6238655001

Nov 18, 2021 ... Then a blight, first officially identified in 1904 in the Bronx Zoo, struck American chestnut trees. They never recovered and are now considered ...

www.fao.org/3/X5348E/x5348e02.htm

Chestnut blight was first reported at New York City in 1904. It spread rapidly and eventually killed all the American chestnuts in its natural range in the ...

www.canadianchestnutcouncil.ca/index.cfm?page=chestnutBlight

The Chestnut blight fungus (Cryphonectria parasitica; formerly known as Endothia parasitica) was likely introduced to North America on nursery stock from ...

www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/magazine/american-chestnut.html

Apr 30, 2020 ... Because the blight cannot survive in the soil, chestnut roots continue to send up sprouts — more than 400 million of them may still persist in ...

ecosystems.psu.edu/research/chestnut/breeding/blight/control-blight

You may have seen elm trees being injected with chemicals to keep them from dying of Dutch Elm disease. The same method can work on American chestnuts. If this ...

www.nrs.fs.fed.us/restoration/chestnut/blight

Mar 19, 2019 ... Chestnut blight is a disease, caused by the non-native fungus Cryphoectria parasitica, which has killed most mature American chestnuts (Castanea ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chestnut_blight

The chestnut blight was accidentally introduced to North America around 1904 when Cryphonectria parasitica was introduced ...