Did you know pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is Canada’s largest native edible tree fruit?
If you are interested in learning more about commercial production of this specialty fruit crop and the ongoing breeding efforts of the Kentucky State University (KSU) pawpaw breeding program, join us on Thursday, February 22 at the 2018 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Pawpaw Session Highlights:
2 – 4pm, Room 206
- Pawpaw 101: Dr Kirk Pomper, KSU
- Insect and Disease Pests of Pawpaw, Jeremy Lowe, KSU
- Processing Pawpaw, Sheri Crabtree, KSU
- Ontario Pawpaw Monitoring and product taste testing, Evan Elford, OMAFRA
Pawpaw Production Overview – Poster from 2017 OFVC
OMAFRA Specialty Cropportunities Pawpaw Profile
KSU Pawpaw Webpage
North American Pawpaw Growers Association Facebook Page
Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association Website