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Old 01-28-2016, 02:28 PM   #11
Boreal Fox
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Originally Posted by All Downhill From Here View Post
I've worked with the ACF to get blight-resistant strains planted around town. They're 90+% likely to resist blight, yet retain the look of the real American chestnut (vs. the Chinese). It's just a matter of time before they're back.

They're great trees. I've read that a healthy mature chestnut produces enough calories in nuts to sustain someone for 6 months.
Where could one get blight-resistant strains of chestnut?
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