National Geographic : 1954 Mar
() National Geographic Society 4 Students at University College Scan a Rare Volume of Natural History This book, one of four published in 1707-25 by Sir Hans Sloane, illustrates Caribbean flora and fauna. University College of the West Indies was established at Mona in 1948. Many of its 350 students come from other islands to study the arts, sciences, and medicine. Kodachromes by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic Staff + Breadfruit Was Introduced to Jamaica by Captain Bligh of H.M.S. Bounty This Pacific island fruit was intended as a cheap starch food for slaves, but it proved less popular than the banana. Inset: Orange-red akee, a native of West Africa, will burst open when ripe. Its thick cream colored arils, or meats, are used in soups.