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

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