Keyword: Castanea sativa

The Dryocosmus kuriphilus insect, chestnut gall wasp, introduced in Portugal in 2014, represents a serious threat to the national production of chestnuts. Over the
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Chestnut ink disease, caused by root pathogens (Phytophthora sp. ),  induces dieback and mortality in sweet chestnut, C. sativa. Classical biological control can be
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The main objective was the structuring of the sectorial productive system in one of the main chestnut growing regions in Spain, El Bierzo (Castilla
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Chestnut is a seasonal nut only produced in some regions of Portugal. It is a product whose value is very scattered across the various
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Chestnut orchards are one of the most profitable crops in the Montesinho Natural Park (PNM) area, with chestnuts representing a large share of many
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European chestnut has a great economic impact in the rural economy of mountainous regions of southwest Europe. The main threats for this important crop
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