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What exactly are "potato eyes"?s


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Dear Andrew,

Potato eyes are part of the potato tuber, the part of a potato plant that we eat. The tuber is an underground stem that stores food for the potato plant. The eyes are where new branches will grow to produce new plants.

Jim Tokuhisa


We have already answered a similar questions:

http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/bot00/bot00428.htm

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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