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Chestnut Chat: 2022 Fall Symposium Student Poster Session Participants

March 17, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

In this edition of Chestnut Chat on Friday, March 17, 2023 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (EST), TACF invites poster contest winners and participants from the 2022 Annual Symposium to recap their work in front of a larger audience. We are excited to be joined by three young scientists from partnering academic institutions. We hope you will join us to welcome:

Trish Nguyen, UT-Chattanooga

Poster Title: A small stem assay using hypovirulent Cryphonectria parasitica to screen Castanea dentatabackcross F2 families may set the stage for long-term survival

Kaitlyn Harden, UT-Chattanooga

Poster Title: Oxalic acid leaf disk assays may be another method of screening phenotypic variability in “American” looking Castanea hybrid trees

Morgan Dupree Wingo, Berry College

Poster Title: Validation of an alternative small stem assay for blight resistance in backcross hybrid chestnuts (Castanea spp.) and recommendations for its expanded use

How to Participate:

Computer (via Zoom Webinar)
Pre-register for the March Chestnut Chat here. After registering you will receive a unique URL link to use to join the event on the day of the chat. You can also add the event to your calendar from the webinar registration approval page. The meeting will open 15 minutes prior to the start time to allow an audio and video test.


March 17, 2023
11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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