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Chestnut Chat: Chestnut Pollen Collection, Processing, and Storage

May 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Catkins on a hybrid American chestnut at Meadoview Research Farms

The Chestnut Chat on May 19 will focus on the steps, methods, and processes of gathering and storing chestnut pollen. Join Hannah Pilkey of SUNY-ESF, and Cassie Stark and Eric Jenkins of TACF as they discuss the biology of male flowers, timing of catkin emergence and anthesis, and the techniques used to gather and store pollen for both the current season and for future use.

Catkins on a hybrid American chestnut at Meadoview Research Farms


Computer (via Zoom Webinar)
Pre-register for the May 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.

PLEASE NOTE: If you already registered for the May Chestnut Chat when the topic was the new documentary film, you are still registered for the May Chat about pollen collection. To register for the documentary chat, which has been moved to June, visit the June Chestnut Chat event page.


May 19
11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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