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The articles summarized above have appeared in an NNGA Annual report and are an example of the kind of information in the NNGA library. An index of NNGA Annual Reports from 1910 - 1974 which can lead you to other articles on chestnuts is available for purchase.

When ordering an article, its name, length, and the Annual Report it is in is required. Note this information for inclusion on the order form.

  • Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missourinew
    by University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry, 1999, 12 pages

  • The Chestnut Marketing Association
    by R.D. Wallace, 4 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    R.D. Wallace discusses potential markets for American-grown Chestnuts and the role of the Chestnut Marketing Association in the marketing process.

  • The Clearwing Chestnut Moth, Synanthedon castaneae(Busck) (Lepidoptera:Sesiidae) and Two Other Clearwings trapped in Connecticut
    by S.L. Anagnostakis, K.M. Welch, K. Scarborough and T.D. Eichlin, 3 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    Anagnostakis, et al. provide results of insect traps for several species of chestnut moth.

  • Inheritance of Juvenile Leaf and Stem Morphological Traits in Crosses of Chinese and American Chestnut
    by F.V. Hebard, 12 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    A scientific article describing genetic experiments and studies on cross breeding Chinese and American chestnuts. The aim of this work is to transfer the blight resistance of the Chinese chestnut to the American chestnut.

  • Protecting Chestnut Trees from Blight
    by S.L. Anagnostakis, 6 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    Sandra Anagnostakis describes the use of mudpacks and hypovirulence to prevent the destruction of chestnut trees.

  • Dreaming the American Chestnut Dream
    by William L. Cicciarelli, 3 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    William Cicciarelli takes issue with cross breeding the American and Chinese Chestnut in favor of selective pollination. "At what generation can it be assured that all future generations will have the physical traits and genes of the American chestnut? This may also be a long path."

  • An Update on Growing and Marketing Chestnuts on the Pacific Coast
    by Omroa Bhagwandin, 7 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    Omroa Bhagwandin discusses West Coast nurseries, chestnut orcharding on the West Coast, and a 1992 marketing report.

  • Graft Compatibility Among Chestnut (Castanea) Species
    by H. Huang, J.D. Norton, G.E. Boyhan, and B.R. Abrahams, 9 pp

    85th Annual Report of the Northern Nut Growers Association - 1994

    Hongwen Huang, J.D. Norton, G.E. Boyhan and B.R. Abrahams discuss the results of grafting American, Japanese, and Chinese chestnuts.


- Books & Files -
(Category 1*)
 
  • AMERICAN CHESTNUT: THE LIFE, DEATH, AND REBIRTH OF A PERFECT TREEnew
    by Susan Freinkel, 2007, 284 pp
     
  • IF A TREE FALLS: REDISCOVERING THE GREAT AMERICAN CHESTNUTnew
    by Douglas Buege, 2008, 186 pp
     
  • MIGHT GIANTS: AN AMERICAN CHESTNUT ANTHOLOGYnew
    Chris Bolgiano, Ed., 2007, 285 pp
     
  • THE CHESTNUT COOK BOOK
    by Annie Bhagwandin, 1996, 123 pp
     
  • IL CASTAGNO DA FRUTTO (Italian)
    Paglietta, Roberto and Giancarlo Bounous, 1979, 189 pp
     
* Books & miscellaneous files of information by topic. Note the category number. It determines postage cost. (You must be or become a member to borrow a book.)


- Books & Files -
(Category 2*)

  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI CENTER FOR AGROFORESTRY PAMPHLETS:new
    Why Chestnuts


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