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  • Enough of the rocky surface is covered with a thin coating of soil to enable the natives to grow yams, taro, bananas, &c., for their support; cotton thrives well, and has even been exported in small quantities, but there is no space available for its cultivation on any considerable scale.
  • Tobacco thrives well in New South Wales and Victoria, but kinds suitable for exportation are not largely grown.
  • Hardy fruit thrives, and live-stock breeding prospers.
  • The tea plant thrives and is being planted fairly rapidly on the Black Sea littoral in Transcaucasia.
  • "The first part of Persis which lies along the Persian Gulf is hot, sandy and barren and only the date palm thrives there.

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