This book contains a detailed treatise on the growing of sweet potatoes. It offers in concise and understandable form the essential facts and principles concerned in the successful production and handling of sweet potatoes. Complete with detailed illustrations, helpful tables, and practicable instructions, this timeless text will be of much value to the modern farmer, and contains all the information anyone with an interest in growing sweet potatoes might need to know. The chapters of this book include: 'The Sweet Potato as a Crop Plant', 'Plant Growing', 'Soils and Soil Management', 'Planting and Care of the Crop', 'Varieties and Improvement', 'Diseases and Insects', 'Harvesting and Storing', 'Marketing', etcetera. This book was originally published in 1929, and we are proud to republish it now complete with a new introduction on farming.