Rare chestnut find: 'This tree, it's a survivor'

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    That's a good news story!
     
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    If this tree indeed has no sign of the blight then perhaps it's naturally resistant. If that is the case I wonder if it would have any impact on the work in developing transgenic blight-resistant trees in the States. I believe those trees are still waiting for regulatory approval.
     

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