These correspond to when the Cryphonectria parasitica fungus moved through Pennsylvania and eliminated Castanea dentata
(American chestnut) from the forest (DeCoster, 1995).
That tree was the American chestnut, Castanea dentata
Cryphonectria parasitica is an introduced fungal pathogen responsible for the decline of the American chestnut, Castanea dentata
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This book outlines the history of Castanea dentata
after the establishment of European settlements on the North American continent.
Sadly, at the dawn of the 20th century, a fungus introduced on imported Chinese chestnut trees very nearly caused the extinction of the American chestnut, or Castanea dentata
Ecology of Castanea dentata
on the Cumberland Plateau of Kentucky and Tennessee.
(American chestnut) was exposed to water deficits by allowing the substrate to dry via evapotranspiration.
velutina, Oxydendrum arboreum, and Castanea dentata
The area lies in the transition hardwood zone (Westveld 1956), made up of a mixture of northern hardwoods such as Fagus grandifolia, Acer saccharum, and Betula alleghaniensis with Tsuga canadensis, Acer rubrum, Pinus strobus, and more southern species such as Quercus rubra and Castanea dentata
Although relative density and dominance of species changed with land-uses, the species present in the forest remained the same from pre-European settlement period, except for the loss of Castanea dentata
, which occurred on 6% of all section corners.
(American Chestnut) GROWTH IN RESPONSE TO OVERSTORY DENSITY AND FERTILIZER SUPPLEMENT.