oa Farming in South Africa - Papaw selection
|Article Title||Papaw selection|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Subtropical Horticultural Research Station, Nelspruit, Eastern Transvaal|
|Publication Date||Apr 1933|
|Pages||157 - 158|
|Keyword(s)||Colour, Cross-pollination, Disease resistance, Fruit-stalk, Keeping, Male trees, Quality, Sex classification of trees, Shape, Shipping quality, Size for packing, Storage and Treatment of seed|
The selection of papaws, Carica papaya L., was started during 1931 at the Nelspruit Sub-tropical Horticultural Research Station, mainly with the object of developing a suitable type for export and also to improve the present types for the local market.
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