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How Much Do You Know About root vegetables??

Root vegetables are generally storage organs, enlarged to store energy in the form of carbohydrates. They differ in the concentration and the balance among starches, sugars, and other types of carbohydrate. Of particular economic importance are those with a high carbohydrate concentration in the form of starch; starchy root vegetables are important staple foods, particularly in tropical regions

This is a QUIZ about of ROOT VEGETABLES and you should identify the name of kind of ROOT VEGETABLES.

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    The seeds form in clusters and if you don’t break the clusters apart, they sprout all crowded together. The good news is that you can eat any plants you thin.

    • Beets
    • Onions and Shallots
    • Potatoes
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    This is a popular vegetable, you would think they’d be easier to grow. The long, thin and we most commonly see takes several months to mature.

    • Rutabaga
    • Carrots
    • Radishes
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    The plants are perennial in most areas, so if you leave some root in the ground, it will re-grow and spread – quickly. But don’t let that deter you. You can always grow it in a pot.

    • Onions and Shallots
    • Radishes
    • Horseradish
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    Fairly easy to grow. It’s planting them that takes a lot of work. You have three options. You can start them from seed, from transplants or from sets,

    • Carrots
    • Onions and Shallots
    • Horseradish
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    This is as popular as they once were, but they grow well in most areas and they will store for months, getting sweeter with a little chilling.

    • Parsnips
    • Rutabaga
    • Potatoes
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    They grow under similar conditions and so they are included in this list and a stem tuber. There is an incredible diversity and the only way to sample them all is to grow them yourself. They are easily started from pieces for actual and grow fairly easy

    • Turnips
    • Carrots
    • Potatoes
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    This is one of the most popular vegetables for backyard gardeners. They’re quick growing and easy to pop into tonight’s salad.

    • Horseradish
    • Radishes
    • Potatoes
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    A versatile vegetable that has a crisp cabbage-like tang when used fresh and they sweeten up to almost a buttery lusciousness when cooked

    • Rutabaga
    • Horseradish
    • Onions and Shallots
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    Small rooted pieces of the tubers. They aren’t often grown in cooler climates because they need about a 4 month growing season.

    • Carrots
    • Sweet Potatoes
    • Horseradish
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    There’s a lot more variety than you might think. For starters, you can eat both the greens and the root bulb. If you harvest the greens while they’re young, they’ll keep re-sprouting.

    • Beets
    • Rutabaga
    • Turnips
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    This is a root vegetable originally from the Andes, somewhat intermediate between the carrot and celery. Its starchy taproot is a popular food item in South America where it is a major commercial crop.

    • Radishes
    • Arracacha
    • Rutabaga
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    This is a root vegetable closely related to the carrot and parsley. It is a biennial plant usually grown as an annual. Its long, tuberous root has cream-colored skin and flesh.

    • Horseradish
    • Onions and Shallots
    • Parsnip
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    A mild-flavored winter radish (Raphanus sativus) usually characterized by fast-growing leaves and a long, white, napiform root. Originally native to Southeast or continental East Asia.

    • Potatoes
    • Daikon
    • Parsnip
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    A tropical vegetable often considered identifiable as the species Colocasia antiquorum, closely related to taro (dasheen, Colocasia esculenta), which is primarily used for its thickened stems.

    • Eddoe
    • Arracacha
    • Radishes
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    A plant of the Brassicaceae family, which includes cabbages, horseradish, and mustard. It is also called Japanese horseradish.

    • Eddoe
    • Daikon
    • Wasabi

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