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  • Perkin also had a large share in the introduction of artificial alizarin, the red dye of the madder root.
  • The level country, including both Lower Bavaria (extending northwards to the Danube) and the western and middle parts of Franconia, is productive of rye, oats, wheat, barley and millet, and also of hemp, flax, madder and fruit and vines.
  • The exports are wool, cotton, madder, cummin seed, asafoetida, fruit, silk and horses.
  • Of plants used for dyeing, the principal are bastard saffron, madder, woad and the indigo plant.
  • The trustees desired that there should be grown in the colony wine grapes, hemp, silk and medical plants (barilla, kali, cubeb, caper, madder, &c.) for which England was dependent upon foreign countries; they required the settlers to plant mulberry trees, and forbade the sale of rum, the chief commercial staple of the colonies.
 

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