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Pawpaw Growing Information

Kentucky State University Publications

Organic Production of Pawpaw. (K.W. Pomper, S. B. Crabtree, and J. D. Lowe. 2010.Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Bulletin PBI-004.)new4.gif (116 bytes)

Forest Production of Pawpaw (K.W. Pomper, and S.B. Crabtree). 2009; KSU Pawpaw Ext. Bull; PIB-003)new4.gif (116 bytes)

The Pawpaw Planting Guide (S.C. Jones, R.N. Peterson, T. Turner, K.W. Pomper, and D. R. Layne. 1998; KSU Pawpaw Ext. Bull. PIB-002)

2009 Pawpaw Cultivar List and Fruit Photographs (K. Pomper, S. Crabtree, and J. Lowe, 2009)

2009 Pawpaw Nurseries List (K. Pomper and S. Crabtree, 2009)

Results of the Kentucky Pawpaw Regional Variety Trial ( K. Pomper, S  Crabtree, D. Layne, N. Peterson, J. Masabni, and D. Wolf,. 2008, J. Amer. Pom. Sci. 62:58-69)

Results of the Pawpaw Variety Taste Test at the 2008 Pawpaw Workshop (K. Pomper. 2008, The Kentucky Colonels ‘Kernel’ 2-38:4-5).

Pawpaw Tasting Highlights Kentucky State/PawPaw Foundation 2004 Workshop (K. Pomper, 2005, The PawPaw Foundation Newsletter)

Should I Practice Within-Cluster Fruit Thinning in Pawpaw? (University of Kentucky-Cooperative Extension Service. FruitFacts, June issue, 6:6-7; K. Pomper, 2008).

Growing Pawpaw Organically (University of Kentucky-Cooperative Extension Service. FruitFacts, October issue, 10:3-6; K. Pomper, 2006)

Frequently Asked Questions (S. Jones and K. Pomper 2003)

The Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) (M.B. Callaway, 1990)

The North American Pawpaw: Botany and Horticulture. Horticultural Reviews. Vol. 31:351-384.(K.W. Pomper and D.R. Layne. 2005)

The New Crops Fact Sheet (Layne, 1995)

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Other Non-KSU Publications

How to hand-pollinate pawpaws.

Pawpaw, New Crops Opportunities Center, University of Kentucky (2008)

Pawpaw Production in Germany  (click here for  English translation) (H. Siegler, 2008)

The Specialty Crop Profile: Pawpaw, Virginia Tech, Publication Number 438-105 (A. Bratsch, 2006)

Pawpaw Production, Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA), (L. Greer, 2001)

Growing Pawpaw, Purdue University (B. Bordelon, 2001)

PAWPAW: Asimina triloba, California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. (1999)

Asimina (Pawpaw) Genetic Resources, USDA ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository, (K. Hummer and J. Postman)

Pawpaws in the Garden/Pawpaws in the Kitchen. The PawPaw Foundation. 1990.

Guide to Evaluating Pawpaws (The PawPaw Foundation, 1990).







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

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