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Castanea pumila (L) Mill - an Underused Native Nut Tree

Author(s): J. A. Payne, G. Miller, G. P. Johnson and S. D. Senter

Month: Feb
Year: 1994

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Hortscience
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Volume: 29
Issue: 2
Pages: 62, 130-131

Article Topic(s): Human Use,Morphology,Taxonomy,Ethnobotany
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Castanea pumila (Allegheny chinquapin),


This overview article of Castanea pumila, or chinkapin, provides a description of the botanical characteristics, distribution, botany, yields, pest problems, and horticultural prospects.

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J. A. Payne, G. Miller, G. P. Johnson and S. D. Senter. "Castanea pumila (L) Mill - an Underused Native Nut Tree." Hortscience 29.2 (1994): 62, 130-131.

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ISSN: 0018-5345

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