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

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