Older Guides (pdf format)

We have listed here a few older resources (pdfs) you may find interesting–many of which would be hard or impossible to find except for their listing here.

Most often, the quickest way to find the most up-to-date information about growing fruiting plants in Florida is to access the University of Florida’s Electronic Data Information Source, an official reference resource comprised of more than 4000 print and electronic publications approved by the University and the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.


Agroforestry Guides for Pacific Islands

Australian Tropical Fruit List

U.S. Army Survival Manual – Edible and Medicinal Plants

Australian Native Edible &
Medicinal Plant List

Comprehensive Guide to Tropical &
Sub-tropical Fruits

Flavors of Paradise – Tastes of Fabulous Exotic Tropical Fruits

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

Edible Palms




Bananas-response to temperature<

Benefits of Bananas

Mango Growing

Hoodia Gordonii

Kunzea pomifera

Mango Growing

Paper Mulberry


Pawpaw – A Tropical Fruit for Temperate Climates, a publication of ATTRA, Sustainable Agriculture Program, managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT).



Cold ProtectionCompost TeaGenetic Engineering of Crop Plants – What Farmers Need to Know About Transgenic CropsGibberellic Acid for Fruit Set and Seed GerminationGrowing Dooryard Citrus

Growing Fruit Crops in Containers

Smoke Germination

MISCELLANEOUSCaffeineFruit Wine Recipes