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Cooperative test plots produce some promising Chinese and hybrid chestnut treesAuthor(s): Jesse D. Diller; Russell B. Clapper; Richard A. Jaynes
Source: Research Note NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-8
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn attempts to find a chestnut tree that is resistant to the blight fungus Endothia parasitica, Asiatic chestnuts have been imported and grown in this country, and tree breeders have worked to produce hybrid trees that might be suitable substitutes for the blight-susceptible American chestnut, Castanea dentate, in timber and nut production.
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CitationDiller, Jesse D.; Clapper, Russell B.; Jaynes, Richard A. 1964. Cooperative test plots produce some promising Chinese and hybrid chestnut trees. Research Note NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-8
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