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|An American Chestnut Hybrid May Survive in Nature if Properly Situated|
A team of scientists from the Forest Service, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is ...
|Expansion of the American Elm Restoration Project in New England in Collaboration With The Nature Conservancy|
The American elm in hardwood forests and riparian ecosystems has been greatly reduced or eliminated by Dutch elm disease (DED) and has not been ...
|Finding beech bark disease resistant American beech trees: It’s in the genes!|
A Forest Service scientist and her collaborators have identified genetic markers that may help accelerate breeding and production of American be ...
|Forest Service moves American elm tree a big step closer to landscape restoration|
Over the past several decades, mature American elm trees have virtually disappeared from city streets and eastern forests as a result of Dutch e ...
|Water, Air, and Soil|
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|Forest Service scientists develop a cold-hardy American elm tree|
Dutch elm disease largely eradicated mature elm trees from the eastern U.S. in the 1900s. Forest Service scientists are working to create site-a ...
|Getting Reacquainted with an Old Friend|
Forest Service scientists investigate site factors that will boost success rates in hybrid American chestnut plantings in forests. This will hel ...
|Green Ash Trees That Survive Beetle Infestation Pass on Their Resistance Through Propagation and Planting|
Among the tens of millions of trees killed by the emerald ash borer (EAB), researchers have found a small number of trees that survived their as ...
|Identification of a clover proliferation group phytoplasma as the probable cause of American elm Ttee mortality|
Forest Service scientists observed premature canopy decline symptoms in elm trees within their research plantations in midsummer 2016. They attr ...
|Novel Ectomycorrhizal Fungus Beneficial for Restoration of the American Chestnut in Reclaimed Mined Sites|
A major problem in reforestation efforts on nutrient-poor abandoned mined lands are the survival and establishment of planted seedlings in the h ...
|Reintroducing the American chestnut tree begins with getting the light right|
As efforts to breed a blight-resistant American chestnut tree progress, the Forest Service and its partners are researching how to reintroduce t ...
|Researchers From the U.S. Forest Service and the United Kingdom Join Forces To Save Ash Trees Facing Intercontinental Threats|
Ash trees across Europe are currently under attack by a fungal disease known as ash dieback disease, while here in the United States, they are b ...
|The Key to Rescuing Green Ash from Emerald Ash Borer is in the Genes|
Hundreds of genes in lingering ash trees have been identified that may help researchers understand the defense responses they use to defend them ...