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The Fourth International Pawpaw Conference

 

 

Conference Program Presentations


 

 

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Campus Presentations

Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Building



 

8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast and Entries for Best Pawpaw Contest Submitted. (Parking is at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Building at 275 E Main St, Frankfort, KY 40601) across the street from the campus. A shuttle to the Cooperative Extension Building will be provided from the parking area.



 

9:00 am Welcome

Provost Dr. Candice Jackson (KSU), Kirk Pomper (KSU), and Ron Powell (North American Pawpaw Growers Association/Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association)



 

9:15 am Recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 American Genetics Best pawpaw Contest

Neal Peterson (Peterson Pawpaws)



 

Pawpaw Around the World



 

10:00 am Pawpaws in Romania

Florin Stanica, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucuresti, Romania



 

10:15 am Pawpaw in vitro Propagation

Florin Stanica, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucuresti, Romania



 

10:30 am Propagation of Pawpaw and All Year Grafting

Marko Viher, Slovenia



 

11:00 am Break



 

 

11:10 am Pawpaw-The Native American Banana

Helmut Pirc, Horticultural College & Research Institute Schönbrunn, Austria



 

11:40 am Propagation of Pawpaw

Stephan von Rundstedt, Bock Bio Science, Bremen, Germany



 

12:10 pm Lunch



 

1:00 pm Pawpaw in Japan

Hideka Kobayashi (KSU)



 

New Topics in Pawpaw



 

1:30 pm Pawpaw: Production/Market Research and Outreach to Advance the Development of this Unique Native Specialty Crop Michael A Gold* and Zhen Cai (University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry)



 

2:00 pm The Ohio Pawpaw Festival and Improving Native Pawpaw Stands: USDA SARE report

Chris Chmiel (Integration Acres, Athens, OH)



 

2:30 pm Micro-propagation of Pawpaw, Recent Advancements

Jerrin Victor (Magnolia Gardens and Nursery, Magnolia, Texas)



 

3:00 pm Understanding Controls on Fruit Production in Wild Pawpaw Patches

G. Matt Davies*, Liberty Brigner & Brad Bergefurd (Ohio State University)



 

3:30 pm Break

 

 

3:45 pm A Decade of Pawpaw Fruit Research: A Food Scientist's Perspective

Rob Brannan (Ohio University) (Cancelled)



 

4:15 pm Effects Of Hot Water and Acidic Electrolyzed Water on Microbial Load and Quality Characteristics of Pawpaw Fruits

Changzheng Wang*, Gidgett Taylor, Lingyu Huang, Cheri Crabtree, Jeremy Lowe, Kirk Pomper, and Cecil Butler (KSU)



 

4:30 pm Selecting a Better Pawpaw

Jerry Lehman (Indiana Nut Growers Association)



 

5:00 pm Acetogenin Update

Kirk Pomper (KSU)



 

5:30 pm Break and Networking



 

6:30 pm Dinner in the KSU Student Center Ball Room (Show and Tell Session and State Reports)



 

Saturday, September 3nd, 2016

Farm Presentations and Roundtables

KSU Harold R. Benson Research and Demonstration Farm



 

9:00 am Pawpaw 101

Kirk Pomper (KSU)



 

9:30 am Pests and Diseases of Pawpaw

Jeremy Lowe (KSU)



 

9:50 am Processing Pawpaw

Sheri Crabtree (KSU)



 



 

10:10 am Bark Inlay Grafting and SARE Project

Neal Peterson (Peterson Pawpaws) and Sheri Crabtree (KSU) (Will be linked from YouTube soon)



 

10:50 am Break



 

11:00 am Growing Pawpaw in Ohio

Ron Powell (North American Pawpaw Growers Association/Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association)



 

11:30 am Grower Round Tables and Discussion

Moderator: Ron Powell (North American Pawpaw Growers Association/Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association)



 

12:10 pm Lunch



 

1:00 pm Pawpaw Marketing Round Table

Moderator: Ron Powell (North American Pawpaw Growers Association/Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association)



 

2:00 pm Orchard Tours, Propagation Demonstration, and Processing Demonstration



 

3:15 pm Introduction of KSU-BensonTM



 

3:30 pm Pawpaw Tasting, Networking, and Poster Viewing


 

5:30 pm Best Pawpaw Competition Winners

 

6:00 pm Dinner with Featured Speaker Mr. Andy Moore



 


 

   For more information, please contact Ms. Sheri Crabtree at 502-597-6375 or sheri.crabtree@kysu.edu

 

 

Questions about pawpaws? Contact Sheri Crabtree at sheri.crabtree@kysu.edu or telephone # 502-597-6375  Pawpaw Program questions? Contact Dr. Kirk Pomper at:
kirk.pomper@kysu.edu

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