Publications and references

Special Issue 'Ecology and Management of Castanea Species'

Currently published:

Preferential allocation of carbohydrate reserves belowground supports disturbance-based management of American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
Madeline S. Montague, Simon M. Landhäusser, Gordon G. McNickle, Douglass F. Jacobs
1 April 2022 -
Preferences of avian seed-hoarders in advance of potential American chestnut reintroduction
James R. Wright, Stephen N. Matthews, Cornelia C. Pinchot, Christopher M. Tonra
1 May 2022 -
Phenology, cold injury and growth of American chestnut in a Range-Wide provenance test
Paul G. Schaberg, Paula F. Murakami, Kendra M. Collins, Christopher F. Hansen, Gary J. Hawley
1 June 2022 -
Mixed-effects generalized height-diameter model: A tool for forestry management of young sweet chestnut stands
Maria Sameiro Patrício, Cremildo R.G. Dias, Luís Nunes
15 June 2022 -
Deer browse susceptibility limits chestnut restoration success in northern hardwood forests
Cornelia C. Pinchot, Alejandro A. Royo, John S. Stanovick, Scott E. Schlarbaum, ... Sandra L. Anagnostakis
1 November 2022 -
Temperate coppice forests in north-western Italy are resilient to wild ungulate browsing in the short to medium term
Alessandra Bottero, Fabio Meloni, Matteo Garbarino, Renzo Motta
1 November 2022 -
Optimizing quality wood production in chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) coppices
Maria Chiara Manetti, Marco Conedera, Francesco Pelleri, Piergiuseppe Montini, ... Enrico Marcolin
1 November 2022 -
Restoring a keystone tree species for the future: American chestnut assisted migration plantings in an adaptive silviculture experiment
Peter W. Clark, Alissa J. Freeman, Anthony W. D'Amato, Paul G. Schaberg, ... Christopher W. Woodall
1 November 2022 -
Effectiveness of chemical and physical methods for stump sprout control in Castanea sativa Mill
Pau Vericat, Jaime Coello, Mario Beltrán, Míriam Piqué
1 December 2022 -
Comparisons of interspecies field performance of Fagaceae (Castanea and Quercus) planted in the southeastern United States with attention to soil fungal impacts on plant performance
Shawn P. Brown, Stacy L. Clark, Emerald Ford, Ari Jumpponen, ... Richard Baird
1 December 2022 -
Effects of growth Medium, temperature and mycelium age on CHV-1 accumulation and transmission
Pedro Romon-Ochoa, Alex Lewis, Caroline Gorton, Sietse van der Linde, Ana Pérez-Sierra
1 February 2023 -
Impacts of spatial scale and resolution on species distribution models of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) in Pennsylvania, USA
Alec F. Henderson, Jennifer A. Santoro, Peleg Kremer
1 February 2023 -
Mixed Castanea sativa plantations including arboreal companion species enhance chestnut growth and high-quality timber production
Verónica Loewe-Muñoz, Claudia Delard, Rodrigo del Río, Luis Barrales, Mónica Balzarini
1 February 2023 -
Development of tools to estimate the contribution of young sweet chestnut plantations to climate-change mitigation
M. Menéndez-Miguélez, P. Álvarez-Álvarez, M. Pardos, G. Madrigal, ... R. Calam
15 February 2023 -
Effect of thinning on growth and shape of Castanea sativa adult tree plantations for timber production in Chile
Susana Benedetti-Ruiz, Verónica Loewe-Muñoz, Rodrigo Del Río, Claudia Delard, ... Mónica Balzarini
15 February 2023 -
Convergent shifts in soil fungal communities associated with Fagaceae reforestation in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
Shawn P. Brown, Stacy L. Clark, Emerald Ford, Nahreen Mirza, ... Richard Baird
1 March 2023 -

Other Publications

Alvarez-Alvarez, P. 2004. Viveiros forestales y uso de planta en repoblación en Galicia [Forest nurseries and plant use in afforestations in Galicia]. Doctoral thesis (electronic publication), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, pp. 261. [in Spanish]

Barnhill-Dilling, S.K. and Delborne, J.A. 2019. The genetically engineered American chestnut tree as opportunity for reciprocal restoration in Haudenosaunee communities. Biological Conservation 232: 1-7.

Beccaro, G., Alma, A., Bounous, G. and Gomes-Laranjo, J. eds., 2019. The Chestnut Handbook: Crop & Forest Management. CRC Press.

Clark, S.L., Schlarbaum, S.E., Crane, B., Pinchot, C.C.., Schaberg, P.G., and Thomas-Van Gundy, M. 2020. Restoration of the American chestnut will require more than a blight-resistant tree. In: Pile, L.S. and others (ed.), Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop. e-Gen. Tech. Rep., NRS-193, Newtown Square, PA: USDA For. Serv. North. Res. Sta: 38-40.

Clark, S.L., Schlarbaum, S.E., and Clark, J.D. 2019. Could restoration of the American chestnut remodel our wildlife landscape?  The Wildlife Professional 13(4): 52-56.

Clark, S.L., Schlarbaum, S.E., Pinchot, C.C., Anagnostakis, S.L., Saunders, M.R., Thomas-Van Gundy, M., and Berrang, P.C. 2014. Reintroduction of American chestnut in the national forest system. Journal of Forestry 112(5): 502-512.

Conedera, M., Manetti, M. C., Giudici, F., and Amorini, E., 2004. Distribution and economic potential of the Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) in Europe. Ecologia Mediterranea, 30(2), 179–193. doi: 10.3406/ecmed.2004.1458

Dazio, E., Conedera, M., and Schwarz, M. 2018. Impact of different chestnut coppice managements on root reinforcement and shallow landslide susceptibility. Forest Ecology and Management 417: 63-76.

Griffin, G.J. and Elkins, J.R. 1986. Chestnut blight. In: Roane, M.K., Griffin, G.J., and Elkins, J.R. (Ed.), Chestnut blight, other Endothia diseases, and the Genus Endothia. St. Paul, Minnesota: The American Phytopathological Society: 1-26.

Jacobs, D.F. 2007. Toward development of silvical strategies for forest restoration of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) using blight-resistant hybrids. Biological Conservation 137: 497-506.

Lutts, R.H. 2004. Like Manna From God: The American Chestnut Trade in Southwestern Virginia. Environmental History 9(3): 497-525.

Marcolin, E., Manetti, M. C., Pelleri, F., Conedera, M., Pezzatti, G. B., Lingua, E., and Pividori, M. 2020. Seed regeneration of sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa Miller) under different coppicing approaches. Forest Ecology and Management, 472, 118273. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118273

Manetti M.C., Becagli C., Pelleri F., Pezzatti G.B., Pividori M. Conedera M., Marcolin E. 2018. Assessing seed regeneration in chestnut coppices: a methodological approach. Annals of Silvicultural Research, 42 (2): 85-94.

Manetti M.C., Amorini E., Becagli C. 2006. New silvicultural models to improve functionality of chestnut stands. Advances in Horticultural Science, 20 (1): 65-69.

Patrício, M.S. and Nunes, L. 2017. Density management diagrams for sweet chestnut high-forest stands in Portugal. iForest 10: 865-870. – DOI 10.3832/ifor2411-010

Patrício, M.S., Nunes, L. and Monteiro, M.L. 2019. Does the application of silvicultural management models drive the growth and stem quality of sweet chestnut coppices towards sustainability? New Forests (2020) 51:615–630. DOI 10.1007/s11056-019-09748-3

Seiwa, K., Watanabe, A., Saitoh, T., Kannu, H., and Akasaka, S. 2002. Effects of burying depth and seed size on seedling establishment of Japanese chestnuts, Castanea dentata. Forest Ecology and Management 164: 149-156.

Stanturf, J.A., Palik, B.J., Williams, M.I., Dumroese, R.K., and Madsen, P. 2014. Forest restoration paradigms. Journal of sustainable forestry 33(sup1): S161-S194.

Wang, G.G., Knapp, B.O., Clark, S.L., and Mudder, B.T. 2013. The Silvics of Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh., American Chestnut, Fagaceae (Beech Family). Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-173, Asheville, NC: USDA For. Serv. South. Res. Sta.

Waring, K.M. and O'Hara, K.L. 2005. Silvicultural strategies in forest ecosystems affected by introduced pests. Forest Ecology and Management 209: 27-41.

Ziegler, E.A. 1920. Problems arising from the loss of our chestnut. Forest Leaves 17: 152-155.