Funding for this research was provided by:
Forest Health Initiative (137RFP#2008-011)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (2016-67013-24581, PEN04532, NE-1833)
The American Chestnut Foundation
Foundation for the Carolinas
National Science Foundation (1444573, 1711950)
National Institutes of Health (P20GM109094)
Received: 16 January 2020
Revised: 29 June 2020
Accepted: 10 July 2020
First Online: 23 July 2020
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
: The chestnut genome versions 1.1, 3.2, and 4.2 are available at ExternalRef removed. The website contains links to download the contigs, the anchored contig locations, and predicted genes, transcripts, and proteins and associated functional annotations. A J-Browse implementation for the whole genome is located at the URL ExternalRef removed. The raw and assembled sequences are also available at the NCBI BioProject No. PRJNA46687.