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Most up-to-date scientific information related to chestnut breeding and science.

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.

PDF guide to explaining the chestnut breeding program.

Information on the Pennsylvania breeding program.