On the basis of product, the global dry fruits and nuts market is segmented as raisins, berries, exotic and tropical fruits including pistachio, almonds, walnuts, apricot kernel, Chinese chestnut
, peanut, hazelnut, macadamia and cashews.
The chestnut we have is the Chinese chestnut
, as most of the American chestnut trees were wiped out many years ago.
dentata), B[C.sub.1][F.sub.3] chestnut (75% American chestnut, 25% Chinese chestnut
), and B[C.sub.2][F.sub.3] chestnut (87% American chestnut and 13% Chinese chestnut
Likewise, hybridizing an American chestnut with a domesticated Chinese chestnut
draws on the long heritage of human agency required for the creation of domesticated trees.
It is believed to have been brought over by the Chinese chestnut
The American Chestnut Foundation, based in Asheville, North Carolina, has been working on introducing into the American chestnut the genetic material for the blight resistance found in the Chinese chestnut
while preserving in every other way the genetic heritage of the American species.
Chestnut Hill Tree Farm specializes in growing Dunstan hybrid chestnuts, a blight-resistant variety that is a cross between a disease-resistant American chestnut discovered in the 1950s and three Chinese chestnut
(Castanea mollissima Blume) is used as a non-wood forest tree and well-known for its edible value.
Prominent among the non-native species are many edible fruit and nut species including common apple (Malus domestica), Chinese chestnut
(Castanea mollissima), European or sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa), ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), European plum (Prunus domestica), and European pear (Pyrus communis).
Cibo di M's Margarita Fores prepared Truffle Mushroom Eton mess with prosciutto crisp, and Casa Artusi's Handmade Garganelli, with duck ragu and Chinese chestnut
Sometime before the nineteenth century turned to the twentieth, when everyone worth their stars and stripes was acquiring the new and exotic, an import of Chinese chestnut
trees arrived on a ship docking on the East Coast.
Once this tree produced nuts, Dunstan crossed the grafted tree to a Chinese chestnut
and let it grow to production.