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

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