Castanea, Castanopsis, Chestnuts and Chestnut Trees
J. Hill Craddock's Chestnut Links
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Menu (Index to this page)Boletus hortonii (photo by J. DeGuzman)

Boletus hortonii, an ectomycorrhizal fungus,
probably symbiotic with American chestnut.
Click on the mushrooms for more about mycorrhizae.



About Chestnuts in General

·  Chestnut Beer from Corsica (REALLY!)

·  Chestnut Species Identification

·  Chestnut Fact Sheets from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

·  Northern Nut Growers Association

·  Requirements for a Chestnut Industry by R.L.Stebbins

·  The Great Lakes Chestnut Alliance

·  Western Chestnut Growers' Association

·  ChestnutsOnLine.com...Growers Corner

·  Castanea: Chestnut, at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

·  Castanea ungeri, a fossil species from Atanikerdluk, Greenland

·  History of www.chestnutranch.com

·  Chestnut Resources in North America

·  Progetti per la valorizzazione della castagna

·  Chestnut pollen imges (allegen info)

·  Midwest Nut Producers Council (Growing Chestnuts)

·  Chestnut Orchards in Canada

·  Chestnut Cultivar Names (Registry)

·  Chestnuts - Castanea spp.

·  The Chestnut Forum

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Chestnut Blight

·  Tom Volk's Fungus of the Month for May 1998 (Cryphonectria parasitica, the cause of Chestnut Blight).

·  Chancro del castaño producido por Cryphonectria parasitica (Murrill) Barr. (Herbario Virtual de Enfermedades Forestales by Carlos Colinas)

·  BIOLOGICAL IMPROVEMENT OF CHESTNUT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CHESTNUT BLIGHT FUNGUS (WV University)

·  THREE AMERICAN TRAGEDIES: CHESTNUT BLIGHT, BUTTERNUT CANKER, AND DUTCH ELM DISEASE (U. Tennessee)

·  Revitalization of the Majestic Chestnut: Chestnut Blight Disease

·  CHESTNUT BLIGHT, caused by Endothia parasitica.  U.S. Forest Service

·  Chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica), The Cause of the Problem (U. of Guelph, Canada)

·  Diversity of Vegetative Compatibility Groups in the fungus causing Chestnut Blight, Cryphonectria parasitica

·  Biological Approaches to Chestnut Blight Control  by William L. MacDonald

·  Family Hypoviridae

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American Chestnuts
Fallen C. dentata in Warren County, TN
A fallen giant Castanea dentata in Warren County, Tennessee

·  The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF)

·  American Chestnut Cooperators Foundation - (ACCF)

·  Tennessee American Chestnut "Mother Tree" Inventory

·  Joe Schibig's Tennessee Chestnut Webpage

·  American Chestnut Restoration at Lula Lake

·  USDA Project NE-140 (Project Summary)

·  Castanea Breeders Corner

·  A Tennessee Chapter for TACF

·  Ed Greenwell's Tennessee Chestnut Webpage

·  Resurrection of the American Chestnut by Joe Schibig

·  California Friends of the American Chestnut

·  American chestnut spreads new roots (ENN News Story)

·  USDA Project NE-140

·  Endowment Supports Chestnut Research (Penn State)

·  New Hope for the American Chestnut by Bruce Carley

·  American Chestnut -  by  NCNatural

·  American Chestnut Research in Beltsville

·  Darren's New Genetically Engineered Resistant American Chestnut Newsletter

·  Castanea dentata:  Dendrology

·  American Chestnut on University of Kentucky Treeweb

·  PA DCNR - Forestry - Common Trees - American Chestnut - description

·  Chestnuts and Chestnut Trees (FAQ)

·  CHESTNUT on wsrv.clas.virginia.edu

·  The Resource - November 1998

·  The American chestnut at Bernheim forest

·  Evaluating Transgenic American Chestnut

·  Getting involved (Detroit Free Press)

·  Where to find American chestnuts (Detroit Free Press)

·  The quest for chestnuts (Detroit Free Press)

·  Chestnut Blight  is Discovered in Minnesota

·  The Great Lakes Chestnut Alliance

·  Bringing Back the Chestnut Tree

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·  Chestnut Poised for Revival, Thanks to Transgenic Work

·  Forest Owner 5/96

·  Recovery of the American Chestnut - Application Form

·  PA DCNR - Forestry - Common Trees - American Chestnut

·  Heritage Hearth: The American Chestnut: From Decimation to Recovery?

·  American Chestnut Folk Art Collection index page

·  American Chestnut, Purdue University Extension

·  American chestnut, Castanea dentata, University of Kentucky Treeweb

·  Castanea on www.botany.com

·  Light Micrographs of Fagaceae Pollen

·  Castanea on freespace.virgin.net

·  Castanea dentata (Marshal) Borkh.

·  American chestnut  Castanea dentata   Fagaceae

·  Trees: Chestnut, (Castanea)

·  PAG-VII: INTROGRESSING BLIGHT RESISTANCE INTO THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT (Castanea dentata)

·  Badgersett Research Farm Homepage

·  Florida Native Plants Whose Genus Name Begins with "C"

·  American Chestnut (C. dentata)

·  Mycorrhizas Webpage (Not specifically about chestnut, but very interesting)

·  Mycorrhiza Information Exchange

·  Index of www.nuttrees.net

·  North American Fruit Explorers

·  California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.

·  Tennessee River Gorge Trust Quarterly Newsletter - UTC Researchers Use the Gorge As Their Laboratory

·  Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.: Chestnut , at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

·  Three American Tragedies: Chestnut Blight, Butternut Canker, and Dutch Elm Disease. Article by Scott Schlarbaum et al.

·  ChatTimes (newspaper) article about Chattanooga Chestnut Tree Project by Noble Sprayberry

·  Chestnut Poised for Revival, Thanks to Transgenic Work . Article by Steve Bunk

·  Saving the American Chestnut Through Genetic Engineering. Article by  C.A. Maynard

·  Thoreau's "The Dispersion of Seeds"; Last of Three Sections

·  Twolined Chestnut Borer Agrilus bilineatus (Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 168, USDA Forest Service )

·  Hope for Chestnut (Tennessee Alumnus, Fall 1998)

·  American Chestnut Folklore

·  Castanea photographs 1891-1936: Images from the University of Chicago Library

·  American Chestnut Tree Restoration Project On Bridgestone/Firestone Centennial Wilderness

·  Revitalization of the Majestic Chestnut: Chestnut Blight Disease

·  American chestnut spreads new roots on www.cnn.com

·  Finding Flowering American Chestnut Trees in Massachusetts by Winthrop Staples

·  The American Chestnuts of Nova Scotia

·  Chestnut Research in West Virginia

·  Biological Improvement  of Chestnut (West Virginia)

·  History of the American chestnut by arborguard.com

·  Local coverage of TACF meeting in Meadowview by Marshall Tobelmann

·  Amer. Chestnut Res. and Restoration Project at SUNY ESF, Syracuse, NY

·  A mature chestnut tree that has survived the blight in central Virginia

·  MANAGING TO CREATE THE ANCIENT FOREST CONFERENCE, ABSTRACTS

·  Blue Ridge Community College Arboretum's American Chestnut Research Plot

·  Castanea dentata: American Chestnut  from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
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European Chestnuts
C. sativa cv. 'Madonna di Canale'  Photo: Danilo Ferrero
Collecting scionwood from 'Madonna di Canale' in Monteu Roero (Cuneo), Italy
 

·  Foire de la châtaigne, Mourjou, France

·  www.chestnuts.it

·  L'associazione Produttori "MARRONI della VALLE SUSA"

·  Dossier castagne dell'Arcobaleno

·  Farina di castagne - Panigacci della Lunigiana

·  Convegno Nazionale CASTAGNO 2001 MARRADI - FIRENZE 25 -27 Ottobre 2001 (www.unifi.it)

·  Convegno Nazionale Castagno 2001 marradi - Firenze (www.zoomedia.it)

·  Marrone.net - Progetti per la valorizzazione della castagna (Cuneo)

·  Marrone di Castel del Rio

·  Chataigne en Course (La Châtaigne - De l'Arbre à la Pulenta )

·  PROGRAMMA 2001 Castagne e castagneti (Chestnut woods and Chestnuts Campground)

·  Festa delle Castagne e del vino nuovo A PUEGNAGO del GARDA localita' RIELLO

·  Measuring devices for chestnuts (Corsican)

·  Chestnut tools, post harvest (traditional Corsican)

·  Le Castagne di Roccadaspide

·  Le Castagne di Invorio

·  Le Castagne di Montella

·  Sagra del Marrone, Villarfocchiardo

·  Sagra del Marrone Antrodocano, Borgovelino

·  Chataigne et chataignier en Cevennes:  Le Musee des vallees cevenoles

·  Effect of clonally propagated interspecific hybrid chestnut rootstocks on short-term graft  compatibility with four cultivars of Italian "Marrone." Article by Craddock and Bassi

·  ROOTSTOCK SELECTION ON CHESTNUT (Castanea sativa Mill.) IN THE MIDDLE OF BLACK SEA REGION IN TURKEY by Soylu and Serdar

·  Sweet Chestnuts for Northern Climates by Lars Holmboe Westergaard

·  Ægte kastanie til nordlige klimater ?  Af Lars Holmboe Westergaard

·  Castanea germplasm in Europe

·  List of accessions (Chestnut cultivars) at unifi.it

·  Il Castagno in Sardegna

·  The chestnut in Sardegna (Italiano)

·  Le Castagne di Muraca

·  Il Marrone del Mugello

·  Il Castagno - The Chestnut

·  La Gastronomia e i Marroni

·  Castagno: la pianta ed i frutti

·  Chestnut "Events" (updated September 2001)

·  Vivere nel Castagneto

·  Chestnut: Art, Nature and Internet

·  Consorzio Castagne Calabresihttp://www.abramo.it/service/com_montane/comrev/consorziocastagnecalabresi.htm

·  Castanea sativa (Italiano)

·  Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) in Spanish

·  Castanea sativa page by Guy De Kinder

·  Tamme Kastanje (Holland)

·  Castagno, Parco della Burcina, Piemonte (Italy)

·  Photo of chestnut plank from Euronature.com

·  Photo of chestnut veneer from Freemancorp.com

·  Description of C. sativa from Floridata.com

·  Description of C. sativa by UBC (Canada)

·  Description of C. sativa in Catalan (Spain)

·  Description of C. sativa in Spanish (Spain)

·  Photo of C. sativa by Thomas Stützel, Spezielle Botanik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany)

·  Photos of C. sativa in Sardegna by  Paolo Sanna (Italy)

·  La "Castanea sativa" nelle Tre Pievi by Annamaria Comalini Fumigalli (Italy)

·  Castanea sativa illustration from the Liber Herbarium II (Denmark)

·  The Chestnut in Northern Ireland (UK)

·  Gene Flow And Divergence In Chestnut (Castanea Sativa Mill.) From Turkey: Evidence Of A Hybrid Zone

·  Gene Flow And Divergence In Chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) From Turkey: Evidence Of A Hybrid Zone

·  FLUX GENIQUE ET DIVERGENCE CHEZ LE CHATAIGNER ( CASTANEA SATIVA MILL.)
ORIGINAIRE DE TURQUIE: EVIDENCE DE L'EXISTENCE D'UNE ZONE D' HYBRIDATION

·   FLUJO DE GENES Y DIVERGENCIA EN EL CASTAÑO (CASTANEA SATIVA MILL.) DE
TURQUIA: PRUEBAS DE LA EXISTENCIA DE UNA ZONA HIBRIDA

·  Photo of Chestnut Pollard

·  Closeups (very close) of C. sativa leaf hairs from BioImages (UK)

·  Article from Waste Magazine (Spanish)

·  Photo and article by Carlos Pinheiro (Trás-os-Montes, Portugal)

·  Good photos and article on chestnut from The Royal Forestry Society (UK)

·  Castanea sativa and Pseudotsuga menziesii Mixed Stand in Northern Portugal

·  Poster 50: Eleven Years Results in a Castanea sativa and Pseudotsuga menziesii Mixed Stand in Northern Portugal

·  Chestnut breeding in Portugal, NFRS

·  Photo of C. sativa by Dr. Edward F. Gilman on Hortpix.com

·  Swiss chestnut blight work, U. Heiniger (WSL/FNP)

·  Cryphonectria parasitica in European chestnut forests in the presence of natural hypovirulence.

·  WSL/FNP Birmensdorf: Berichte WSL, No. 327-341

·  Dissertations (microfilms) - USC, Spain

·  Bookbinding with Chestnut

·  Castanea sativa MILL. - Szel’dgesztenye (Hungarian)

·  soorten van het geslacht Castanea (Netherlands)

·  International Symposium on Castanea sativa

·  Chestnut Pollen, Allergies and Plant disease

·  Castanea sativa on www.gardeninfo.com

·  Castanea sativa on www.science.ubc.ca

·  La Casa di Caccia - Chestnuts

·  AUSTRIA - Spotlight - Project 20

·  La Chataigne - Fete des Marron a Redon (French)

·  Chestnut wood, characteristics and identification (French)

·  Museo del Castagno, Val di Roggio (Lucca)

·  Museo del Castagno (English Pages)

·  Botanical description of European chestnut by Ferrini and Nicese (Italian)

·  Il Castagno dei Cento Cavalli, Sant'Alfio, Sicily (Lots of pictures)

·  Il Castagno dei Cento Cavalli (Article in English from the Economist)

·  Chestnut homepage of the Comunità Montana “Appennino Modena Est” (Very well done)

·  Swiss chestnut work from Sottostazione Sud delle Alpi  (In Italian, many photos)

·  Insieme per i boschi di castagno (Swiss, in Italian)

·  Castagno page from the Parco della Burcina  (Piemonte, Italy)

·  Agriturismo - Il Castagno @griturismo.com

·  Il secchereccio per le castagne (Photo of a chestnut dryer)

·  Chestnut pages from the Istituto per la Patologia degli Alberi Forestali (Firenze, Italy)

·  Dossier Castagne - Cucina di Arcobaleno

·  Chestnut wood - Bois commerciaux  by H. G. Richter and M. J. Dallwitz

·  Chestnut wood - Cmmercial Timbers by H. G. Richter and M. J. Dallwitz

·  El chancro del castañ http://www.fao.org/docrep/x5348S/x5348s01.htmo en Asia y América del Norte Por G. FLIPPO GRAVATT

·  Castanea sativa seedlings were inoculated with mycelial cultures of Amanita  Boletus

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Chinese Chestnuts
John Franzreb's orchard, Kingston, TN

·  Chinese Chestnut Bibliography (Australian New Crops)

·  Chestnuts in Canada

·  Chestnuts in Ohio

·  Castanea mollissima, UC Davis

·  Castanea mollissima, U.Del.

·  Castanea mollissima--Chinese Chestnut

·  Introduction into Italy of C. mollissima cultivars

·  Key to Castanea species (American vs. Chinese) from the Ohio State University

·  Chinese chestnut page from the Ohio Public Library

·  http://www.msue.msu.edu/imp/mod03/01700182.htmlut --Michigan State University Extension

·  Chinese chestnut, Castanea millissima, Fagaceae (Auburn University Dendrology)

·  Castanea mollissima fact sheet (Virginia Tech)

·  C. mollissima photos from www.hort.net

·  Castanea mollissima data from uconn.edu

·  C. mollissima info from ArborQuest.com

·  C. mollissima profile from www.nobleplants.com
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Japanese Chestnuts
Fruit of  C. crenata hybrid cv. 'Marsol'

·  The use of Torymus sinensis to control chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus

·  Castanea crenata, Nomura (index?)

·  Castanea crenata, Nomura (3)

·  Castanea crenata, Nomura (8)

·  Tsukuba Botanical Garden, photo of C. crenata

·  Tsukuba Botanical Garden, photo of Castanopsis cuspidata

·  Sweet Chestnut Tree

·  Japanese chestnut - Kuritama, Japan

·  www.chestnut.or.kr/korea

·  Korean chestnuts

·  Ectomycorrhizae on Japanese chestnut
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The Southern Hemisphere

·  Chestnut production in Australia

·  Chestnut production in New Zealand

·  New Zealand Chestnut Council

·  New Zealand Chestnut Fact Sheets

·  Chestnut Production in Tasmania

·  Mountain View Chestnuts, Australia
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Chinkapins
Nuts of Castanea pumila are ideal for wildlife plantings

·  Chinkapin: Potential New Crop for the South

·  Chinkapin photos from www.wegrowit.com

·  http://www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/syllabus/cpumila.htm

·  http://www.hillier.hants.gov.uk/gallery/castanea.html

·  Castanea pumila var. Ozarkensis

·  Photo of C. pumila in bloom

·  Photo of C. pumila by Dr. Edward F. Gilman on Hortpix.com

·  GardenBed.com: Castanea henryi

·  Golden Chinkapin ( Castanopsis ) from the US Forest Service Database

·  Castanopsis photos from University of Chicago Library

·  Castanea ungeri, a fossil species from Atanikerdluk, Greenland

·  "Nanatate" LEGEND of SHIMANT-AMAGURI CHESTNUTS

·  Photo of C. pumila in a wildlife planting, Warren County, Tennessee

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Chestnut Recipes
Street vendor in Bologna, ca. 1989

·  Recipes from Empire Chestnut Company

·  Roasted Chestnuts: a rare treat, and versatile too.

·  Marrone e castagne: la gastronomia

·  Tartufi di Castagne

·  An All-Chestnut Menu

·  Involtini con Castagne

·  Panigacci della Luigiana (con Farina di Castagne)

·  Ricette con le castagne

·  Autumn Chestnut Cake

·  Chestnut Pastry

·  Chestnut Flour

·  Recipes for Chestnut Flour

·  Recipes for Chestnuts (Nomura)

·  Scones

·  Greek Rice

·  Captain Pugwash Pungent Chestnut Bread Recipe

·  The Chestnut Cookbook by Annie Bhagwandin (a really very good book!)

·  To Roast a Chestnut

·  Pastry Cream

·  Chestnut Recipes from The Farm Store

·  Chestnut & Apple Stuffing

·  Mountain View Chestnut - Recepies

·  La Chataigne - Fiche culinaire

·  La Chataigne - Recettes

·  Favorite Recipes from ChestnutsOnLine.com

·  recipes from panix.com
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Sources for Chestnuts and Chestnut Tees

·  Click here to see the Chestnut Products List

·  Click here to see the Chestnut Nursery List

·  Click here for American chestnut wood and chestnut lumber
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Chestnut Art
Castanea dentata pollen SEM by Christine Bock

·  Pissarro, Camille: Les chataigniers a Osny

·  Paul Cezanne: Chestnut Trees And Farm At Jas De Bouffan\

·  Alfred Sisley: Avenue of Chestnut Trees

·  John `Warwick' Smith:  Chestnut Trees, Morning. Frascati
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Chestnut People

·  Click here for some snapshots of Chestnut People I know
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