Sweet-Potato Storage

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"The proper storage of sweet potatoes is one of the most important food-conservation measures that can be put into effect in the Southern States. No perishable product produced in the South is of as great importance as the sweet potato, and none is so poorly handled. This bulletin describes in considerable detail the types of storage houses that have proved successful and the proper method of handling sweet potatoes from harvesting to marketing. For those growers who are not able to build storage houses, directions are given for saving the sweet potato crop by using outdoor cellars and banks." -- ... continued below

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27 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.

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Thompson, H. C. 1918.

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  • Thompson, H. C. "Horticulturist, Office of Horticultural and Pomological Investigations."

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"The proper storage of sweet potatoes is one of the most important food-conservation measures that can be put into effect in the Southern States. No perishable product produced in the South is of as great importance as the sweet potato, and none is so poorly handled. This bulletin describes in considerable detail the types of storage houses that have proved successful and the proper method of handling sweet potatoes from harvesting to marketing. For those growers who are not able to build storage houses, directions are given for saving the sweet potato crop by using outdoor cellars and banks." -- p. 2

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27 p. : ill., plans ; 23 cm.

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"May, 1918." -- title page

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  • 1918

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Thompson, H. C. Sweet-Potato Storage, pamphlet, 1918; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96559/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.