Science, Not Mysticism, Will Save the American Chestnut Tree – Reason.com

More recently, researchers at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry SUNY, working with the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project used genetic engineering techniques to introduce a gene from wheat that confers strong blight resistance into American chestnut trees. Adding just a gene or two to the American chestnut genome would make the trees even more "native" than the ACFs trees.

via Science, Not Mysticism, Will Save the American Chestnut Tree – Reason.com.