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BBC News about Horse chestnut
Conker tree threat's story recast
Horse chestnut leaf miners were living on natural stands of trees in Europe a century before they were first described by science, a study shows.
Conker trees threatened by moth
Conker weights are halved in trees infested with the common leaf miner moth, according to a new study.
Park's conker trees under threat
Volunteers descend on a London park to save its conker trees that are under threat from a rapidly spreading breed of moth.
Council 'bonkers' over conkers
A Conservative minister has called a Suffolk council "bonkers" for pinning a notice to a horse chestnut tree warning people to beware of falling conkers.
Poor crop threatens conker event
A conker competition in Northumberland might be called off because of a poor harvest of horse chestnuts.
Experts help fight conker killer
Experts join the fight to save horse chestnut trees in Dumfries from a disease threatening to destroy them.
The end of horse chestnut trees?
The future of Britain's horse chestnut trees could be threatened because of a disease sweeping across the country, experts say.
DNA boost in tree killer battle
Researchers sequence the genome of a bacterium that causes a virulent disease in horse chestnut trees.