Experiments With Sweet Potatoes
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First — Abnormally poor soil, physically, mechanically and chemically.
Second — Owing to unavoidable reasons, the fertilizers could not be applied at the right time, which decreased the yield.
Third — The plants were set quite three weeks late.
Fourth — The potato crop was practically a failure almost all over the entire South; the average yield in this section being about 87 bushels per acre.