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This familiar sight along the Jamaican countryside shows the effect of the lethal yellowing disease which devastated the coconut industry in the 1970s. The Jamaica Tall as a commercially viable variety of coconut was completely wiped out, 1959 - 1982

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/20

Scope and Contents

250 x 200 mm. Daily News photograph by Charles Kinkead.

Dates

  • 1959 - 1982

Creator

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

General

SG.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Originator(s)

Kinkead, Charles, fl 1959-1982, photographer

Finding aid date

2004-02-03 14:07:33+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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