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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Staple crop sweet potatoes

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Sweet potatoes. These are staple here, are dug as used. Natives plant sweet potatoes, peanuts, and manihot in the same hill. Everything is hilled by the natives. Corn as well as Irish potatoes. [Shantz travel journal, Dec. 26, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19191226_36875_m
Created: 
1919-12-26
City: 
Lubumbashi
City Then: 
Elizabethville
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country Then: 
Belgian Congo
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No