Notwithstanding the primitive condition of agriculture, the deficiency of communications and the damage caused by frequent inundations, Albania furnishes almost the entire corn supply of the Dalmatian coast and islands.
The deficiency on the working for the year ended 31st March 1907 was £54,924, and the approximate number of messages transmitted during the year was 96,783 with 1,126,940 words.
There is, however, a yearly deficiency of more than £6000.
The greatest proportionate deficiency, however, is observable in the arenaceous region between the Danube and Theiss, where for the most part only periodical floods occur.
The deficiency thus created was to be met by a " succession-duty," or application of the legacy-duty to real property; by an increase of the duty on spirits; and by the extension of the income-tax, at 5d.
There was no real deficiency of ammunition and stores in the fortress, and provisions for forty days were reported in hand.
Dittmar's analysis of the " Challenger " samples indicated an excess of oxygen in the surface water of high southern latitudes and a deficiency at depths below 50 fathoms.
The deficiency between revenue and expenditure is met by a subsidy from the imperial government.
Agriculture is the principal occupation, but the crops vary very greatly from year to year, owing to deficiency of rain.
6 If there was any deficiency in the weight of the fineness of the coin the moneyers were punished as traitors.
The average deficiency in weight of worn silver coin received at the Mint is from 8 to 10%, and the mean age somewhat less than 50 years.
Although the interest on the state fund had risen to $70,000 in 1819, this together with an equal sum raised by the cities and towns was insufficient, and to meet the deficiency the patrons in each district were required by a " rate bill " to contribute in proportion to the attendance of their children.
Until recent years the forest birds did much to atone for this deficiency, for among them the tui and makomako rank high as songsters, while the apteryxes, kakapo, weka and stitch-bird are of peculiar interest to science.
As it is a staple food with the poorer classes, the deficiency is made up through importation.
This deficiency is made up by the addition of auxiliaries or suffixes.
A deficiency of lean meat is a common characteristic of the breed, which is almost extinct.
For an example of this, consider the case of vitamin A deficiency (VAD).
Another time when Winslow visited them, it being a season of plenty with them, there was no deficiency in this respect.