Pawpaw : In Search of America's Forgotten Fruit. / Andrew Moore.
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- ISBN: 9781603585972 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
The largest edible fruit native to the United States tastes like a cross between a banana and a mango. It grows wild in twenty-six states, gracing Eastern forests each fall with sweet-smelling, tropical-flavored abundance. Historically, it fed and sustained Native Americans and European explorers, presidents, and enslaved African Americans, inspiring folk songs, poetry, and scores of place names from Georgia to Illinois. Its trees are an organic grower's dream, requiring no pesticides or herbicides to thrive, and containing compounds that are among the most potent anticancer agents yet discovered.So why have so few people heard of the pawpaw, much less tasted one?
Electronic reproduction. White River Junction : Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5707 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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