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When the American Chestnut Vanished, What Happened to Insects That Fed On It?

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Wiped out by a fungal disease nearly a century ago, the American chestnut tree was a keystone species that served as host to myriad insects. A new study documents the community of chestnut-feeding leafminer and stem miner insects still present in New York state and examines how they fare on other, non-native chestnut species. [Read more]

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