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Chestnut Chat Series: Historic Importations and Chestnut Cultivars

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

In this installment of Chestnut Chat, we’ll be joined by two incredibly experienced chestnut growers and breeders. Sandra Anagnostakis is a retired plant pathologist and chestnut breeder from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES). Michael Nave is a California-based chestnut grower of dozens of cultivars and varieties, and may have the most diverse collection of chestnut types in the country.

Sandy will cover the history of chestnut importation and cultivar development. Mike will then follow, covering the breeding and selection process of ”big name” cultivars, which many people encounter when looking for commercially available chestnut varieties.

Participants can join one of two ways:

Computer (via Zoom Webinar)
The meeting will open 15 minutes prior to start time to allow an audio and video test. You will be prompted to enter an email address once you click on this link. (Entering an email is a formality of Zoom Webinar and will not be used for solicitation. If you do not want to provide your email, you can choose to use a fake one.)

+1-646-876-9923. When prompted, enter this webinar ID#:  995 8125 5900
International numbers available by clicking here.


February 19
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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