National Geographic : 1911 Apr
ORNAMENTAL CHESTNUT TREES DYING OF THE DEAD CHESTNUT TREES IN FORESTS ON LONG ISLAND BARK DISEASE This disease is carried by birds, wind,and insects, and noattacked tree Trees of this size are frequently killed in one ever recovers. Trees Ioo years old maywithstand thedisease three orfour season. Photos by Haven Metcalf years. Young trees succumb in a single year.