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    Pitcairn Islands

    The fertile soil of the Pitcairn valleys,such as Isaac’s Valley on the gentle slopes south-east of Adamstown,produces a wide variety of fruits:including bananas(Pitkern: plun),papaya(paw paws),pineapples,mangoes,watermelons,rockmelons,passionfruit,breadfruit,coconuts,avocadoes,and citrus(including oranges,mandarins,grapefruit,lemons and limes);and vegetables include:sweet potatoes (kumura),carrots,sweet corn,tomatoes,taro,yams,peas,and beans.Arrowroot(Maranta arundinacea)and sugarcane are grown and harvested to produce arrowroot flour and molasses.Pitcairn Island is remarkably productive and its benign climate […]