Bibliography

Containing popular magazine articles about the American chestnut from the present and going back to 1963, with the authors involved in American chestnut restoration marked by asterix, and scientific papers written by American Chestnut Cooperators' Foundation researchers, and references to the work of other researchers.
 

I. POPULAR MAGAZINE ARTICLES

* = author involved in American chestnut restoration

Smith, D. M.  2000.  American Chestnut: Ill-fated Monarch of the Eastern Hardwood Forest.  The Journal of Forestry,  February, pp. 12-15.

Youngs, R. L.  2000.  "A Right Smart Little Jolt"  Loss of the Chestnut Way of Life.  The Journal of Forestry,  February,  pp. 17-21.

Crookshanks, B. 1998.  The Chestnut's Blight of Passage.  in Wonderful West Virginia,  October, pp. 14-17.

Miller, L. 1998. Chestnut Charm. in Garden Gate, October, no. 23, pp. 34-35.

Grey, E. M. 1998. Virginia's American Chestnut Revival. in Virginia Explorer, spring issue, pp. 14-17.

Clarke, G. S. 1997. The Death of King Chestnut & the Hopes for Rebirth. in Blue Ridge Country, vol. X, no. 3, pp. 32-35+.

Caffrey, E. 1996. To See Them Again. in Wildlife in North Carolina, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 24-27.

*Griffin, L. 1995. Battling the Blight. in Goldenseal, vol. 21, no.4, pp. 9-17.

*Dierauf, T. 1993. Current Efforts in Virginia to Restore the American Chestnut. in Virginia Forests, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 15-18.

Cochran, M. F. 1990. Back from the Brink Chestnuts. in National Geographic, vol. 177, no. 2, pp. 128-140.

Enebak, S. 1990. The Holiday Nut. in Natural Science - Nature Walk, December, pp. 330-335.

Newhouse, J. R. 1990. Chestnut Blight. in Scientific American, July, pp. 106-111.

Kidwell, B. 1989. Redwoods of the East. in Progressive Farmer, February, pp. 26-27.

Wigginton, E. ed. 1980. Memories of the American Chestnut. in Foxfire 6. Anchor Books Anchor Press/Doubleday, Garden City, NY. pp. 397-421.

Chelminski, R. 1979. A fungus beats the chestnut blight at its own game. in Smithsonian, June, pp. 97-101.

*Jaynes, R. 1978. The Late, Great American Chestnut. in Horticulture, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 26-30.

Sayers, W. B. 1971. The King is Dead, Long Live the King. Part I in American Forests, November, pp. 22-3+; Part II in American Forests, December, pp. 22-23+.

Rood, R. 1968. Don't Count the Spreading Chestnut Out. in Audubon, April, pp. 67-71.

Unknown. 1966. Needed: A Long-Range Program For the American Chestnut. in National Parks Magazine, March, pp. 4-8.

Benedict, C. 1963. The American Chestnut... in Audubon, March- April, pp. 108-112.

Return to American Chestnut Cooperators' Foundation home page.
 

II. SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

CHESTNUT BLIGHT WORK OF AMERICAN CHESTNUT COOPERATORS

Griffin,G.J., N. Robbins, E. P. Hogan and G. Farias-Santopeitro.  2004.  Nucleotide sequence identification of  Cryphonectria hypoviris 1 infecting Cryphonectria parasitica on grafted American chestnut trees 12-18 years after inoculation with a hypovirulent strain mixture. Forest Pathology. 34 (2004): 33-46.
 
Greenwell, Ed. 2003.   Nut Grafting for American Chestnut Restoration.  The Nutshell  57 (3):  20-23.

Hogan, Eric P. and G. J. Griffin.  2002.  Incomplete movement of  Cryphonectria hypovirus 1  within a vegetative compatibility type of  Cryphonectria parasitica in natural cankers on grafted American chestnut trees.  Forest  Pathathology 32 (2002): 331-344.

Hogan, Eric P. and G. J. Griffin.  2002.  Spread of Cryphonectria hypovirus  1 into 45 vegetative compatibility types of  Cryphonectria parisitica  on grafted American chestnut trees.  Forest Pathology 32 (2002):  73-85.

Diamond, Seth J., R. H. Giles, Jr,  R.L. Kirkpatrick, and G. J. Griffin.  2000.  Hard Mast Production Before and After the Chestnut Blight.  Southern Journal of Applied Forestry.  November, 24(4): 196-201.

Griffin, G. J.  2000.   Blight Control and Restoration of the American Chestnut. Journal of Forestry.  February, 98 (2): 22-27.

Griffin, G. J.  1999.  Frequencies and spatial patterns of white hypovirulent and pigmented strains of Cryphonectria parasitica within blight-controlled cankers on grafted American chestnut trees 15-16 years after inoculation.  European Journal of Forest  Pathology.   December, 29: 377-390.

Robbins, N. and  G.J. Griffin.  1999.  Spread of white hypovirulent strains of Cryphonectria parasitica on grafted American chestnut trees exhibiting a high level of blight control. Eur. J. For. Path. 29:51-64.

Dierauf, T., J. Artman, J. R. Elkins, S. L. Griffin and G. J. Griffin. 1997. High level of chestnut blight control on grafted American chestnut trees inoculated with hypovirulent strains. J. of Arboriculture 23(2): 87-88.

Baker, R. and G. J. Griffin. 1995. Molecular strategies for biological control of fungal plant pathogens. in Novel Approaches to Integrated Pest Management. R. Reuveni, ed. Lewis Pub. Inc. Chelsea, MI.

Griffin, G. J. and S. L. Griffin. 1995. Evaluation of superficial canker instability of hypovirulent Cryphonectria parasitica inoculated on American chestnut trees. Eur. J. For. Path. 25: 351-355.

Farias, G. M., C. Gorbea, J. R. Elkins, and G. J. Griffin. 1994. Purification, characterization, and substrate relationships of the tannase from Cryphonectria parasitica. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 44: 51-63.

Griffin, G. J., M. A. Khan and S. L. Griffin. 1993. Superficial canker instability during winter and virulence of Endothia paracitica associated with managed forest clearcut and plantation American chestnut trees. Can. J. Plant Pathology 15: 159-167.

Griffin, G. J. 1992. American chestnut survival in understory mesic sites following the chestnut blight pandemic. Can. J. Bot. 70: 1950-1956.

Griffin, G. J. 1992. Irradiance characteristics associated with American chestnut survival in forest clearcuts and understory mesic sites. Revista Academia Galega de Ciencias. XI: 5-14.

Farias, G. M., Elkins, J. R. and Griffin, G. J. 1992. Tannase activity associated with Cryphonectria parasitica on American and Chinese chestnut extracts and properties of the enzyme. Eur. J. For. Path. 22: 392-402.

Griffin, G. J., Smith, H. C., Dietz, A. and Elkins, J. R. 1991. Importance of hardwood competition to American chestnut survival, growth, and blight development in forest clearcuts. Can. J. Bot. 69:1804-1809.

Farias, G., Elkins, J. R. and Griffin, G. J. 1991. Biomass and tannase activity associated with growth of Endothia parasitica on allepotannic acid and chestnut extracts. Phytopathology (Abstr.).

Griffin, G. J. 1989. Incidence of chestnut blight and survival of American chestnut in forest clearcut and neighboring understory sites. Plant Dis. 73:123-127.

Roane, M. K., Griffin, G. J. and Elkins, J. R. 1986. Chestnut Blight, Other Endothia Diseases and the Genus Endothia. Am. Phytopathol. Soc. Monograph Series. 53pp.

Griffin, G. J. 1986. Chestnut blight and its control. Horticultural Reviews 8:291-336.

Griffin, G. J., Wendt, R. A. and Elkins, J. R. 1984. Association of hypovirulent Endothia parasitica with American chestnut in forest clearcuts and with mites. (Abstr.) Phytopathology 74:804.

Hebard, F. V., Griffin, G. J. and Elkins, J. R. 1984. Developmental histopathology of cankers incited by hypovirulent and virulent isolates of Endothia parasitica on susceptible and resistant chestnut trees. Phytopathology 74:140-149.

Wendt, R., Weidhass, J., Griffin, G. J. and Elkins, J. R. 1983. Association of Endothia parasitica with mites isolated from cankers on American chestnut trees. Plant Dis. 67:757-758.

Griffin, G. J., Hebard, F. V., Wendt, R. and Elkins, J. R. 1983. Survival of American chestnut trees: Evaluation of blight resistance and virulence in Endothia parasitica. Phytopathology 73:1084-1092.

Elkins, J. R., Weyand, D., Porterfield, K. and Davis, A. 1983. Evaluation of a role for oxalic acid in the pathogenicity of Endothia parasitica in chestnut blight. (Abstr.) Phytopathology 73:829.

Griffin, G. J., Hebard, F. V. and Elkins, J. R. 1982. Blight resistance in American chestnut. North. Nut. Grow. Assoc. Annu. Rep. 73:66-73.

Griffin, G. J., Elkins, J. R. and Hebard, F. V. 1982. Host- parasite interactions of Endothia parasitica on chestnut species: State of the art. Pages 184-192 in: Proc. U. S. For. Serv. Am. Chestnut Cooperators' Meet. H. C. Smith and W. L. MacDonald, eds. WV University Books, Morgantown. 229pp.

Elkins, J. R., Lawhorn, Z. and Weyand, E. 1982. Utilization of chestnut tannins by Endothia parasitica. Pages 141-144 in: Proc. U. S. For. Serv. Am. Chestnut Cooperators' Meet. H. C. Smith and W. L. MacDonald, eds. WV University Books, Morgantown. 229pp.

Elkins, J. R., and Drum, R. 1981. A correlation between the presence of hamamelitannin and blight susceptibility in American chestnut. (Abstr.) U. S. For. Serv. Am. Chestnut Cooperators' Meet. Gen. Tech Rep. NE-64:17.

Jones, C., G. J. Griffin, and J. R. Elkins. 1980. Association of climatic stress with blight on Chinese chestnut in the eastern United States. Plant Dis. 64:1001-1004.

Elkins, J. R., Pate, W. and Hicks, S. 1979. Evidence for a role of hamamelitannin in the pathogenicity of Endothia parasitica. (Abstr.) Phytopathology 69:1027.

Dietz, A. 1978. The use of ionizing radiation to develop a blight resistant American chestnut, Castanea dentata, through induced mutations. Pages 17-20 in: Proc. Am. Chestnut Symp., W. L. MacDonald, F. C. Cech, J. Luchok, and H. C. Smith, eds. West Virginia University Books, Morgantown. 122pp.

Elkins, J. R., Griffin, G. J., and Stipes, R. J. 1978. Blight development and methyl-2-benzimidazole carbamate levels in bark tissues of American chestnut trees following soil injection of benomyl. Pages 73-79 in: Proc. Am. Chestnut Symp., W. L. MacDonald, F. C. Cech, J. Luchok, and H. C. Smith, eds. West Virginia University Books, Morgantown. 122pp.

Elkins, J. R. and Lewis, J. 1978. Tannin analysis as a screen for blight resistance in large, surviving American chestnut trees. (Abstr.) Proc. WV Acad. Sci. 50:9.

Elkins, J. R., Pate, W. and Porterfield, C. 1978. Utilization by Endothia parasitica of tannins from the bark of chestnut trees. (Abstr.) Proc. WV Acad.Sci. 50:9.

Griffin, G. J., Elkins, J. R., Tomimatsu, G. S. and Hebard, F. V. 1978. Virulence of Endothia parasitica isolated from surviving American chestnut trees. Pages 55-60 in: Proc. Am. Chestnut Symp. W. L. MacDonald, F. C. Cech, J. Luchok, and H. C. Smith, eds. West Virginia University Books, Morgantown. 122pp.

Griffin, G. J., Elkins, J. R., Tomimatsu, G. S. and Hebard, F. V. 1977. Variation in pathogenicity of American isolates of Endothia parasitica on American chestnut. (Abstr.) Proc. Am. Phytopathol. Soc. 4:108.

Headland, J. K., G. J. Griffin, R. J. Stipes, and J. R. Elkins. 1976. Severity of natural Endothia parasitica infection on Chinese chestnut. Plant Dis. Rep. 60:426-429.
 
 

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS OF OTHER RESEARCHERS IN:

Vieitez Cortizo, E., Vieitez Mandrinan, M. L., and Vieitez Mandrinan, F. J. 1996. El Castano (A complete cultural & scientific history of the chestnut in Europe and chestnut research written in Spanish and beautifully illustrated) printed in Spain. 341pp.
To order contact:
bullet Mr. David Ferrer
bullet Presidente Caja Ahorros Orense
bullet Cardenal Quirago
bullet Ourense, SPAIN
Proceedings of the International Chestnut Conference. 1992. Morgantown, West Virginia, July-10-14. M. L. Double and W. L. MacDonald, eds. West Virginia University Books, Morgantown. 215pp.

Proceedings of the American Chestnut Symposium. 1978. Morgantown, West Virginia, January 4-5. W. L. MacDonald, F. C. Cech, J. Luchok, and H. C. Smith, eds. West Virginia University Books, Morgantown. 122pp.

American Chestnut Foundation publications, Fred Hebard, Meadowview Farm, Meadowview Virginia 24364

Return to American Chestnut Cooperators' Foundation home page.