Some examples of tuber vegetables include all potatoes, cassava, yams, sweet potatoes, taro, jicama and dahlia roots. Tubers are vegetables with edible, bulb-like roots or subterranean stems. More » Science Biology Botany

One familiar example of a rhizome is ginger. Culinary ginger root is a rhizome, a kind of stem that grows underground, parallel to the surface, which stores food to renew growth in times of hardship. Rhizomes can grow ro... More » Science Biology Botany

The apple scar skin, cleus blemei and coconut cadang-cadang viroids are examples of these subviral agents. Identified in 1971 by plant pathologist Theodor Otto Diener, viroids represent the smallest and simplest infectio... More » Science Biology
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There are many different vegetables that grow underground, including carrots, turnips, parnsips, rutabegas, Jerusalem artichokes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, beets, onions, garlic, kohlrabi, yuca, celery root, turmer... More » Science Biology Botany

Some common tubers include potatoes, sweet potatoes, cassava, yams and Jerusalem artichokes. Though the names sweet potatoes and yams are used interchangeably, they are not the same thing. More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

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The Arawak tribe ate meat, fish, snakes, rodents, bats, worms, birds, ducks, turtles, corn, squash, beans, peppers, sweet potatoes, yams, peanuts and the cassava root. They hunted small game and developed a maintenance-f... More » Food Food Facts Regional Cuisine