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  • Other agricultural products are sweet potatoes, cassava (manioc), yuca, yams, white potatoes, maguey, okra, peanuts, pease, all the vegetables of the hot and temperate climates, oranges, lemons, limes, bananas, plantains, figs, grapes, coco-nuts, pine-apples, strawberries, plums, guavas, breadfruit, mangoes and many others.
  • Sugarcane, tobacco, maguey, cotton, in small quantities, and fruits are also produced.
  • The pulque industry is located on the plateau surrounding the city of Mexico, the most productive district being the high, sandy, arid plain of Apam, in the state of Hidalgo, where the " maguey " (A gave americana) finds favourable conditions for its growth - a dry calcareous surface with moisture sufficiently near to be reached by its roots.
  • Nipa, made from the fibre of the agave or maguey plant and worn by women, is less common.
  • The town has large groves of coco-nut trees, and its principal industries are the cultivation of Indian corn and maguey and fishing.