American Chestnuts

Al Stangenberger forags at smokey
Wed Jan 5 18:17:39 EST 1994


There are also reports of another biological agent (retrovirus?) which infects
the chestnut blight fungus and renders it permanently non-lethal by
altering its genetic makeup.  Some trees infected with the hypovirulent
strain are actually surviving.

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Al Stangenberger                    Dept. of Env. Sci., Policy, & Mgt.
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