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reason.com/2020/10/13/the-usda-should-let-people-plant-blight-resistant-american-chestnut-trees

Oct 13, 2020 ... American trees had simply never evolved resistance to this parasite. The American chestnut is now almost entirely gone from the landscape except ...

www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/article/the-solution-for-chestnut-decline

In 2009, The American Chestnut Foundation (ACF) began planting hybrid trees that naturally back-crossed the blight-resistant Chinese Chestnut into American ...

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 ...

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

Of the three best known chestnut species, the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) is the most susceptible to chestnut blight, and the Chinese chestnut (C.

portal.ct.gov/CAES/Fact-Sheets/Plant-Pathology/Protecting-Chestnut-Trees-from-Blight

Chestnut blight cankers on American chestnut trees are usually easily ... cracking bark on branches of partially resistant Chinese hybrid chestnuts help ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_chestnut

One approach has been cross-breeding among different partially blight-resistant American chestnuts, ...

www.nativnurseries.com/products/blight-resistant-chestnuts-seedlings-for-sale-castanea-mollissima-and-hybrids

Blight Resistant Chestnuts (Castanea mollissima/hybrids) ... Chestnuts are nothing short of highly nutritious wildlife magnets that produce crops annually ...

www.npr.org/local/305/2021/10/18/1047023029/the-american-chestnut-was-wiped-out-a-century-ago-could-it-make-a-comeback

Oct 18, 2021 ... The Asian trees were blight resistant, but the fungus spread unchecked among the defenseless American trees. People tried all sorts of things to ...

www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/two-plans-to-bring-back-the-american-chestnut--one-by-hybridization-one-by-genetic-engineering/2019/12/17/8fc28ff4-16c7-11ea-a659-7d69641c6ff7_story.html

Dec 18, 2019 ... The foundation was created in 1983 by plant scientists and others who saw the potential of systematic development of a blight-resistant tree ...

bangordailynews.com/2021/06/04/news/midcoast/an-experimental-forest-in-cape-elizabeth-wants-to-revive-the-american-chestnut-tree

Jun 4, 2021 ... The blight wiped out an estimated 4 billion American chestnuts. ... Standing under a blight-resistant American chestnut tree, ...

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

Feb 25, 2021 ... The American chestnut does have one defense mechanism against the blight: While the tree aboveground dies, often what's beneath the soil remains ...