Pawpaw Growing Information

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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.)

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

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)

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 (H. Siegler, 2008)

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).