"Screening" The American Chestnut For Blight Resistance

The search for resistance to bligh t in the American chestnut has never ceased, but the chances of success in finding such resistance appeared to be so remote that the U. S. Department of Agriculture early directed its efforts toward the introduction of resistant Asiatic chestnuts and the production of hybrids between them and our native chestnut.

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Author(s): Jesse D. Diller

Publication: Tree Improvement and Genetics - Northeastern Forest Tree Improvement Conference - 1955

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