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Greater Antilles (island group)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

After extensive research, the Malayan Dwarf was found to be highly resistant to the lethal yellowing disease, hence its importance to the Jamaican coconut industry as a replacement for the Jamaica Tall, 1959 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/21
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1959 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

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

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3073E/20
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1959 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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