Chestnut Growers


Most up-to-date scientific information related to chestnut breeding and science.
The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF)
is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the American chestnut (Castanea dentata) tree to its native forests through a scientific research and breeding program developed by TACF's founders.Through a series of backcrossed and intercrossed generations, TACF hopes to create a tree that is blight-resistant and which retains as many American chestnut traits as possible.
The Path to Most Resistance
PDF guide to explaining the chestnut breeding program.
Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation
Information on the Pennsylvania breeding program.