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American Chestnut Links

American Chestnut History - Researched and Written By Judy C. Treadwell, March, 1996


Revitalization of the Majestic Chestnut: Chestnut Blight Disease - By Sandra L. Anagnostakis
An in-depth report on the blight and what is being done bring back the American Chestnut tree.


The Chestnut Blight
An article that studies the pathology of the American Chestnut fungus (blight).


Rare American Chestnut Trees Discovered
A Washington Post article detailing a stand of American Chestnut trees discovered in Albany, Georgia in 2006.


The American Chestnut Foundation
A non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness restoring the American Chestnut tree.


Canadian Chestnut Council
A collection of articles chronicling the history of American Chestnut in Canada and the United States.


American Chestnut Cooperators' Foundation -  Virginia Tech Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology & Weed Science
A collection of articles brought to you by ACCF which includes the history of the American Chestnut and information on purchasing American Chestnut seedlings.


The American Chestnut Story - Sam Cross, Colorado State University
Just what the title says, an article about the history of the chestnut tree and in-depth look at the crossbreeding of the Chinese and American Chestnut.


Wikipedia - The American Chestnut
A nice article and numerous links regarding the American Chestnut tree.
Resurrecting the American Chestnut - Joe Schibig, Biology Professor, Volunteer State Community College
A well written article regarding the American Chestnut tree. Site also includes a nice collection of photographs from recent chestnut tree discoveries.


Source List for Chestnut Seedlings (PDF Document)
A list of where to buy chestnut seedlings in the United States.


New Hope for the American Chestnut - Bruce Carley
An in-depth look at the past and future of the American chestnut.


American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project - SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY
The mission of the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Center is to conduct basic and applied research that will lead to the development of a blight-resistant American chestnut tree.




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