Fruit Cultivars, History and Care


Fruit care in the Southeastern US Piedmont region by Anton Callaway.

Apples
Apple Portal, including:  The Apples of New York by S.A. Beach, Southern Apples, South Dakota apples and more! Apples in the Southeastern U.S.  by Anton Callaway.

Cherries
The Cherries of New York by U.P. Hedrick
The Cherries of UtahNorth Star cherry image by Francis Coe
Cherries in the Southeast  by Anton Callaway.

Grapes
The Grapes of New York  by U.P. Hedrick
Grapes in the Southeast  by Anton Callaway.

Peaches
The Peaches of New York by U.P. Hedrick
Peaches in the Southeast  by Anton Callaway.

Pears
The Pears of New York by U.P. Hedrick
Pears in the Southeastern U.S. by Anton Callaway.
Pear Breeding (from the Journal of Heredity. no author listed).

Plums
The Plums of New York by U.P. Hedrick
Plums (& apricots) in the Southeast (& the Southern California desert) by Anton Callaway.
Plums in South Dakota by N.E. Hansen

Pawpaws by Anton Callaway.

The Small Fruits of New York by U.P. Hedrick
Small Fruits in South Dakota (1927). Bulletin 224.

Miscellaneous Fruits in the Southeastern U.S.  by Anton Callaway.

South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 224. Plant Introductions. 1927.   by N.E. Hansen

Rest and Dormancy in Fruit Species

USDA Yearbook Portal with entries from: 1862 & 1865―organized by Isaac Newtown; 1908―James Wilson; 1915―David Franklin Houston; 1926 & 1928―W.M. Jardine; 1935 & 1937―Henry A. Wallace, and 1943-47―Clinton P. Anderson, Secretaries of Agriculture

Some of the Important Folks of Fruit Culture History by U.P. Hedrick, reassembled by Anton Callaway

Kentucky Agriculture Publications

Fruit Growing in Canada -William Saunders & T.A. Sharpe

Plant Breeding in Scandinavia -L.H. Newman (1912)

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Miscellaneous recipes.
Open Letter to the PTB about Water Conservation

"They wandered about their lovely woods and copses, they sang their lovely songs; their fare was light — the fruits of their trees, the honey from their woods, and the milk of the animals who loved them." -Fyodor Dostoyevsky, from The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.

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NOTE: Old texts are rendered as faithfully as possible within the limits of my curation time, attention to detail and OCR technology of the last 20 years (as of Dec. 2022). I've taken the liberty of correcting obvious spelling errors (though I've left spellings that were correct at the time of the document's creation). My insertions are marked within square brackets, [like this -ASC].

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