Sexy Starchy Staples

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Where are bananas native to?
Where did the potato originate?
Freeze drying potatoes make what?
How do we reproduce cassavas?
What is the name for severe protein deficiency associated with eating a diet exclusively of starchy staples?
Sweet potato - genus species
Where is the sweet potato native to?
Poi is made from what starchy staple?
How many petals are on a solanaceae flower?
What's the scientific name of breadfruit
What plant was used by the Arawak to draw poison from wounds?
What does the arrowroot lack that makes their baked goods so useful to certain people?
What nutrient is lower in sweet potato than white potato?
A cassava is an example of what?
Where are eyes formed?
What is tapioca made from?
What is the family of bananas
What is one of the 3 top producers of cassava?
What vitamins is the sweet potato rich in?
What is another name for cassava?
A sweet potato is an example of what?
What is the family of wild yams?
Name an example of the deadly nightshade family
A what is an underground stem with starch stored in its stem?
What chemical is in taro that is for preventing herbivory?
What chemical necessitates peeling of wild yams?
What toxin is in cassava?
What is the scientific name for cassava?
Where is most sweet potato production from?
What is a non-food use of cattails?
What is the best known example of a corm?
What is the scientific name the white potato?
Cross pollination of the bana with wild types results in what special property?
Tubers are enlarged tips of?
Where is starch made and stored in roots?
What vitamin is the white potato rich in?
Because yams contained disogenin, what were they once used for?
What is used to propagate taro?
Who was responsible for the potato going to Europe?

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