Papaya (paw-paw) plantation, Hawaii 1981

Childs, Iraphne R. (1981) Papaya (paw-paw) plantation, Hawaii 1981. [Image]

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Papaya (pawpaw) trees growing directly in a lava field on the slopes of Kilauea volcano, island of Hawaii. The basaltic volcanic soil is very fertile and rainfall is high so crops are rain-fed and planted directly into the lava field.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: pawpaw trees; lava
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or Town
United States of AmericaHawaiiPuna coast
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