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Can you name the Sexy Starchy Staples?

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

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