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A worker at the Mahalapye [i.e. Mahalatswe] Agricultural Experimental Station, which was set up in 1947, 1960-07

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30549B/13

Scope and Contents

156 x 198 mm. The caption on the reverse reads 'Maize, sorghum, millet, beans and cotton are grown. Maize is the favourite food in Bechuanaland, but sorghum is the crop best suited to the droughty climate. Shown here is a field of sorghum, with plants covered by envelopes to control pollination'. A more lengthy caption summarises the physical and human geography of the Bechuanaland Protectorate.


  • Creation: 1960-07


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference




Finding aid date

2003-10-07 14:29:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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