New genetically engineered American chestnut

 

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Transgenic American chestnuts could soon take root. Claire Dunn

New genetically engineered American chestnut will help restore the decimated, iconic tree

William Powell, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Adding a single wheat gene helps the American chestnut withstand a fungal pathogen that nearly wiped these hardwood trees out of the eastern forests they once dominated. Read more.