Mike Dority Talks Thousand Cankers Disease on NPR

 

Black walnuts and Carpathian walnuts.

Black walnuts and Carpathian walnuts.

MNGA president, Mike Dority, was recently interviewed on NPR talking about Thousand Cankers Disease. He discusses the spread of the disease and the looming threat for Michigan’s large population of black walnut trees (Juglans nigra). Dority also mentions the search for black walnut and Carpathian walnut hybrids which exhibit varying degrees of resistance and pose potential in breeding TCD resistant strains. To find out more and listen to the interview visit the following link:

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