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That's a lotta Potatoes!
The average annual crop of potatoes worldwide - 291 million tons - could cover a four-lane superhighway circling the world six times.

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Then & Now
A comparison of modern potato growing techniques and ideas with those of the past.

History of the Potato
The story of the potato's early Peruvian beginnings and its migration around the world.

Science and Technology
A review of modern and contemporary science and technology in potato production.

Timeline and Cycle
- an historical timeline
- a one-year potato cultivation cycle

A bibliography, an archive of images, a curriculum guide, and a team page.

Whitelands Studio Schoolnet Digital Collections This digital collection was produced in 1999 under contract to the SchoolNet Digital Collections program, Industry Canada, by Whitelands Studio,
P.E.I. AgriclutureSTAS The content on this site has been reviewed by the P.E.I. Dept. of Agriculture and Forestry and STAS, the P.E.I. Science and Technology Awareness Site