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Can you name the Sexy Starchy Staples?

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

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