The area of Wild Cherry (Cerasus avium (L.) Moench).

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Scientists - Kalibernova N.M., Terekhina N.V.

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Map was created using map of gardens of the USSR with the scale 1: 20,000,000


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

Basic contents:

Vector file consisting of polygons and points. Points represent recorded locations of the species; polygons represent area of possible distribution of the species. In this specific map areas of continuous distribution of cherry and industrial cultivation are represented by polygons. Territories with insignificant cultivation are represented by points.

Accuracy of classifier:

Polygons are based on literature sources, political boundaries and ecological description. Point data were obtained from literature sources and herbarium specimens.

Method of map production:

Historic agricultural statistics were reviewed at the level of agricultural region. The Former Soviet Union had 16 regions. The boundaries from the 1:4 000 000 map of arable lands were used to further refine crop distribution (Koroljeva et al., 2003). The map area was determined according to the following sources: Tulupnikov (1960), Tochenov et al. (1984), State Lists (1994, 2004), Teterev (1949), Bahteev (1970), Sokolova (1954), Zhukovsky (1971), Voronchihina (1975), Vitkovsky (2003). Industrial cultivation of cherry is situated in the south of Ukraine, North Caucasus, Moldovia, Transcaucasia. Cherry is cultivated in private gardens in almost all regions of the European part of Russia until Vologda. Separate trees can be found in Kurgan, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Sakhalin regions (Kolesnikov, 1959). Locations of this species that are situated far from the main area were marked by points.

Reference citations:

Bakhteev F.H. 1970. Important fruit cultures. Moscow: Prosveshzhenie. 351 p. (in Russian).
Kolesnikov M.A. 1959. Cherry. Moscow: Sel.hozgiz. 199 p. (in Russian).
Koroljeva IE, Vilchevskaya EV, Ruhovich DI. 2003. Digital Arable Land Map. Laboratory of Soil Information of the Dokuchaev Soil Institute, Moscow, Russia [Based on: Yanvareva LF. (ed.), Martynjuk KN., Kisileva NM. 1989. Map of Land Use, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.].
Pavlov, N.V., ed. 1961. Flora of Kazakhstan. V. IV. Alma-Ata: Publisher of Academy of Science of Kazakhstan Soviet Republic. 548 p. (in Russian).
Sokolov S.Y., ed. 1954. Trees and shrubs of USSR. V. III. Moscow-Leningrad: Publisher of Academy of Science of the USSR. 372 p. (in Russian).
State List of Selection Achievements, Admitted to Use. Moscow, 1994. 218 p.
State List of Selection Achievements, Admitted to Use. Moscow, 2004. 234 p.
Teterev F.K. 1949. Cherry on the North. Leningrad: Lengiz. 64 p.
Tochenov V.V., Markov V.F., Beljaeva L.I., ed. 1984. Atlas of the USSR. Moscow: General Administration of Geodesy and Cartography. 260 p. (in Russian).
Tulupnikov A.I., ed. 1960. Atlas agriculture of the USSR. Moscow: General Administration of Geodesy and Cartography. 309 p. (in Russian).
Vekhov V.N., Gubanov I.A., Lebedeva G.F. 1978. Cultural plants of the USSR. Moscow: Mysl.. 336 p. (in Russian).
Vitkovsky V.L. Fruit Plants of the World. St.-Petersburg-Moscow-Krasnodar. Lan'. 2003. 592 p. (in Russian).
Voronchikhina A.J. 1975. Cherry. Voronezh: Knizhnoe Punlisher. 22 p. (in Russian).
Zhukovskii P.M. 1971. Cultural Plants and their Relatives. Leningrad: Kolos. 751 p. (in Russian).

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