Science helps bring back the American Chestnut

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    That's a great story, thanks.
     
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    Michael F Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    What baffles me, is why use a gene from wheat? Would it not be better to locate the gene for resistance in the Asian chesnuts, and use that instead?
     
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