Research suggests sweet potatoes didn’t originate in the Americas as previously thought — Ancientfoods

Original Article: physical.org Sweet potatoes may seem as American as Thanksgiving, but scientists have long debated whether their plant family originated in the Old or New World. New research by an Indiana University paleobotanist suggests it originated in Asia, and much earlier than previously known. IU Bloomington emeritus professor David Dilcher […]

via Research suggests sweet potatoes didn’t originate in the Americas as previously thought — Ancientfoods

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