Tree planters ... in a 1-acre space they called a progeny test to evaluate the health of hybridized chestnut trees — fifteen-sixteenths American chestnut and one-sixteenth Chinese chestnut ...
State Botanist Bill McAvoy confirmed the tree was indeed an American chestnut, but its purity was still in question. It was likely the tree was cross-pollinated with a Chinese chestnut, a common ...
CENTREVILLE, Del. (AP) — After the species was devastated by an Asian blight in the early 20th century, a single American chestnut tree in Centreville has been deemed a “precious resource ...
Delaware American Chestnut Tree Deemed 'Precious Resource' By SHANNON MARVEL MCNAUGHT, The News Journal CENTREVILLE, Del. (AP) — After the species was devastated by an Asian blight in the early ...
An American chestnut tree on Traylor Renfro's mountaintop retreat is seen Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Grassy Creek, N.C. After the species was devastated by an Asian blight in the early 20th ...