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acre adverb Agriculture ambiguity animals arabica better avoided cacao Caroni river cattle cause cent climate comma conidia conjunction considered correct cows crop cultivation dairy defining clause doubt drought dry season effect English errors experiments factor farmers fertilizers Fowler frequently full stop grammar grass grazing Gros Michel H. W. Fowler hyphen implies important inelegant variation insert inverted commas Latin latter less Lewis Carroll Logorrhoea maize majority meaningless method milk misused Mole-crickets necessary nitrogen non-defining nonsense noun nutrition Omit optimum parentheses Paris Green peasant pests phrase plants pleonasms plot plural Polysyllabic Pomposities pompous possible preposition produce pronoun punctuation pyrethrum quotation rainfall Read refer relative clause rice sample scientific seed seedlings semicolon sense sentence similar singular sloppy soil split infinitive sub-headings subjunctive sugarcane tautology tense things tion Trinidad tropics ugly ungrammatical unnecessary usually verb wardian weather weeds wet season word writing wrong yield