Mealies sentence example

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  • The chief exports are wheat, mealies, Kaffir corn, wool, mohair, horses and cattle.
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  • Mealies and wheat were the principal crops.
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  • In summer the country appears as one waving field of wheat, millet and mealies; whilst on the mountain slopes and on their flat tops are large flocks of sheep, cattle and goats, and troops of ponies.
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  • It is the most common crop throughout South Africa, where it is known as mealies, being the staple food of the natives.
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  • Amongst the cultivated products are mealies and manioc, the sugar-cane and cotton, coffee and tobacco plants.
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  • Cattle and mealies constitute the most valuable possessions of the natives.
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  • Oats are grown over a wider area than any other crop, and next to mealies are the heaviest crop grown.
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  • The area of land under tillage is less than a twentieth of the whole surface, the crop most extensively grown being maize or " mealies."
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  • The chief crop is mealies, the staple food of the natives; wheat, oathay, Kaffir corn and oats coming next.
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  • In the Cape, Natal and the Transvaal coal mining is largely developed; in the Transvaal and the Cape tobacco is grown extensively; sugar, tea and other tropical and sub-tropical produce are largely cultivated in Natal and the Portuguese territory, and, since 1905, mealies have become an important article of export.
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  • The principal cereal crops are wheat, with a yield of 1,701,000 bushels in 1904, oats, barley, rye, mealies (Indian corn) and Kaffir corn (a kind of millet).
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  • Mealies (extensively used as food for cattle and horses) are very largely grown by the coloured population and Kaffir corn almost exclusively so.
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  • Since 1906 an important trade has also arisen in the raising of mealies for export by white farmers.
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  • The cereal most grown is maize (known in South Africa as mealies); kaffir corn, wheat, barley and oats are also largely cultivated.
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