American Chestnut Restoration on Surface Mines Sites in the Appalachian Region
The objectives of the study are to determine: 1) performance and growth of chestnut on formerly surface mined lands, 2) performance and level of disease resistance of backcross chestnuts compared to American and Chinese chestnut parents, and 3) site effects on the performance and growth of chestnut.
American chestnut, mined sites
Department of the Interior
Amount of Grant
Paris, Robert L. and Hebard, F. V., "American Chestnut Restoration on Surface Mines Sites in the Appalachian Region" (2008). Science and Mathematics Faculty Grants. 41.