The distribution area of Hot Pepper (Capsicum annum L. var. longum (DC) Sendt.)

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The expert and GIG-expert: N.V. Terekhina

Date of creation:




Accuracy of map:

Map was created using a map of the gardens of the USSR to the scale of 1: 20 000 000.

The projection:

"Alber's Equal Area Conic for Russia", 9, 1001, 7, 100, 0, 44, 68, 0, 0.

Basic contents:

The vector map of the distribution area consists of 2 layers, polygons and points.

Accuracy of qualifier:

Maps were created using generalized information about species distribution from published sources. Map is on the Oblast level.

Mapping procedure:

The area map was created using published data (Atlas, 1960; State list, 1994, 2004 etc.) and the arable territory map of the USSR (Koroljeva et al, 2003). Species is cultivated within the former USSR mainly in Middle Asia, the Caucasus, Ukraine, Moldova, and southern Kazakhstan (Gazenbush, 1958; Vekhov, 1978; Soboleva, 1979; Zhuleva, Cherenok, 2002). There are also plantings in southern Russia and in the Far East (Vekhov, 1978).

Sources of data:

Gazenbush, V.L. 1958. Pepper - Capsicum Tourn.//Cultural flora of the USSR. V. 20 Vegetable nightshade family. Ed. by D.D.Brezhnev. Moscow-
Leningrad. pp 394-487.
Koroljeva, I.E., Vilchevskaya, E.V., Ruhovich, D.I. 2003. The Computer map of the arable land produced by specialists from the Soil Laboratory of the Dokuchaev Soil Institute (Moscow) using the Map of the Land Use published in 1989 by the Problem Laboratory of Complex Cartography (the Faculty of Geography, MSU). Moscow.
Soboleva, O.M. 1979. Pepper and eggplant. Alma-Ata.
State List of Selection Achievements, Admitted to Use. 1994. Moscow.
State List of Selection Achievements, Admitted to Use. 2004. Moscow.
Tulupnikov, A.I., ed. 1960. Agricultural Atlas of USSR. Moscow.
Vehov, V.N., Gubanov, I.A., Lebedeva, G.F. 1978. Cultural plants of the USSR. Moscow.
Zhuleva, V.M., Cherenok, L.G. 2002. Tomatoes, pepper, eggplants, ground cherry. Moscow.

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Copyright on the map and its description belongs to the author.
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Photo copyright by Henriette Kress,

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