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Can you name the Sexy Starchy Staples?

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

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