A staple crop is one that is regularly eaten by a large amount of people and is a common factor in their diets. For example, cereal crops such as wheat, root and tuber crops such as potatoes and fruit are considered to be staples.
Asked in History of Europe
What is the difference between a cash crop and a staple crop?
a cash crop is where food can be exported into differeent countires when staple crop is where it has to be in one place because alot of people eat that certain crops's food there in that country ...
Asked in Slavery
What were reasons that slaves were used in the South?
In the south, slaves were used mainly for farming. The southern colonies' staple crop was rice. The middle colonies' staple crop was tobacco. ...
Asked in Native American History
What was the staple crop for most native American groups?
Maize was by far the most important crop for Native American groups. This crop remains important today and is better known as corn. ...