1. Where might students find photos (on the Internet or
otherwise) of US sweetpotato varieties showing typical tuber shape,
internal color, and what the leaves look like? The intent would be to
use these in a report about US food crops.
2. The US Dept. of Agriculture prepares Annual Crop Production Statistics,
as well as Census of Agriculture Statistics. However, these two kinds of
statistics disagree as to the ranking of important sweetpotato producing
states. This is confusing for students preparing reports who are trying
to use official government statistics.
The following might be useful:
Anthony R. Brach
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Update: June 2012