The Globe-Trotting Sweet Potato


TitleThe Globe-Trotting Sweet Potato
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsDaines, Robert H.
MagazineEnsign
Volume5
Issue Number3
Pagination67
Date PublishedMarch 1975
KeywordsAgriculture; Migration; Polynesia
Abstract

The South American sweet potato is cited as one possible proof “of the influence of Lehi’s descendants on the Polynesian culture.” Various theories are listed concerning how the potato arrived on the South Pacific Islands.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1975/03/discovery/the-globe-trotting-sweet-potato?lang=eng