Sentence Examples


  • Cotton, Indian corn, sweet potatoes, yams and rice are small crops.
  • White and sweet potatoes, yams, sweet and bitter yuccas, sago and okra, may also be mentioned.
  • All the islands possess a very fertile soil; there are forests of coco-nut palms, and among the products are rice, maize, sweetpotatoes, yams, coffee, cotton, vanilla and various tropical fruits, the papaw tree being abundant.
  • 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.
  • Maize, yams, bananas, tapioca and ginger are cultivated by the natives.
 

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