Poll and Discussion on Genetically-Modified Chestnuts

TACF and its partners are working on long-term implementation and planning regarding genetically modified chestnuts.  We would love to have additional input on this topic.

Please use the poll below to let us know your broad perspective on the topic.  Then, feel free to elaborate below using the comments section.  We hope this will be a fruitful and civil discussion representing all viewpoints on the use of genetic modification technology toward the restoration of the American chestnut.


To learn more about the specific research being done on GMO chestnuts, please visit these links:


After you take the poll, please feel free to leave a comment below regarding any further thoughts you have on the topic.  We’d love to hear them!

Please keep conversation civil and informative!


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