The area of Water-melon (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Mansf.)

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N.V. Terekhina.

Date of creation:




Accuracy of a map:

minimal territorial unit is regional (oblast) arable territories, which were selected by arable map, generalized to scale 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 area consists of 2 layers: with polygons and with points.

Accuracy of the qualifier:

Maps were created on the base of generalized information about species distribution from published sourses (accuracy till regions).

The technique of drawing up of a map:

he area map was created on the base of literature data (Agricultural, 1960; State list, 1994, 2004; Vehov, 1978 etc.) and arable territory map for USSR (The Computer, 2003). Area covers territory of Lower and Middle Volga, Center-Chernozem regions, Northern Caucasus, Ukraine, Moldova, Middle Asia republics (Belik, 1975; Erenburg, Gutsaluk, 1976; Vehov, 1978). Early-ripening grades are cultivated in West Siberia, Nothern Kazakhstan (Matveev, Rubtsov, 1985), on the Far East (Mamonov, 2001). Places of sporadic distribution of species are marked by points. The consultation during of map creation was given by scientist of genetis resourses of vegetable and melon-growing cultures department of VIR, PhD I.V. Gashkova.

Sources of the data:

Agricultural Atlas of USSR. Ed. by Tulupnikov A.I. Moscow, 1960
Belik V.F. Melon growing cultures. Moscow, 1975. 270 p.
Erenburg P.M., Gutsaljuk T.G. Water-melons and melons. Alma-Ata, 1976.
Makarovskij A.F. Melon growing cultures in the south and a southeast of the USSR. Moscow, 1958.
Mamonov E.V. The sort's catalogue. Vegetable cultures. Moscow, 2001, 496 p.
Matveev V.P., Rubtsov M.I. Vegetable-growing. Moscow, 1985
State List of Selection Achievements, Admitted to Use. Moscow, 1994
State List of Selection Achievements, Admitted to Use. Moscow, 2004
The Computer map of the arable land produced by specialists from Laboratory of the Soil informatic of the Dokuchaev Soil institute ( Moscow) - Koroljeva I.E., Vilchevskaya E.V., Ruhovich D.I. on base of the Map of the Landuse published in 1989 by the Problem Laboratory of the Complex Cartography (the Faculty of Geography, MSU). Moscow, 2003
Vehov V.N., Gubanov I.A., Lebedeva G.F. Cultural plants of the USSR. Moscow. 1978
The directory on vegetable growing and melon growing. Donetsk, Donbass. 1971. 367 p.

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