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Breeding and establishing new trees resistant to disease

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While the vanished American chestnut has not yet been replaced by blight-resistant chestnuts, or white pines, elms and poplars saved from the ravages of other diseases, great advances have been made toward achieving these goals.

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Clapper, R.B. Breeding and establishing new trees resistant to disease. Econ Bot 6, 271–293 (1952). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02985070

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  • Poplar
  • Economic Botany
  • Parent Tree
  • Shade Tree
  • American Chestnut