Saving the Potato in its Andean Birthplace

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  • Aug 25 2010 11:12 PM

    John Garrett

     

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In this National Geographic News article, read about the history of the potato, which has its origins in the Andes. Now, market forces, years of drought, and changes in cultural priorities are eroding the status and the diversity of the potato in the Andes. Links to related Web sites are also found on this page.

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