Video: Can blight-resistant GMO trees save the American Chestnut?

| June 21, 2018
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The American Chestnut tree used to be a staple in American forests until it essentially became extinct due to blight. Researchers and geneticists at SUNY ESF have found a way to resurrect the American Chestnut through genetic engineering. They are now working on getting the new blight-resistant trees approved by government agencies so they can begin distributing the trees back into the forests.

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