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Carica papaya L.

Caricaceae

Green papaya, Melon fruit, Melon pawpaw, Papaya, Papaw, Paw-paw, Solo papaya


We have Papaya information from several sources:

Papaya—Julia Morton, Fruits of Warm Climates

Tropical Fruits—Mary Lamberts and Jonathan H. Crane

South American Fruits Deserving Further Attention—Richard J. Campbell

Papaya: A Potential Annual Crop Under Middle Georgia Conditions—U.L. Yadava, Janice A. Burris, and D. McCrary

Papaya—Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971.

Handbook of Energy Crops—James A. Duke. 1983. unpublished.

Link to NewCROP info on Babaco, Carica pentagona


Outside Papaya links:

Lost Crops of the Incas from National Academy Press
Carica pubescens
Carica stipulata
Carica monoica
Carica goudotiana

California Rare Fruit Growers "Papaya Fruit Facts"

Commodity Sheet FVSU-002 Papaya from Fort Valley State University

Papaya—from Mark Reiger, Dept of Horticulture, University of Georgia.

Papaya Information from the University of California Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center


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