The distribution area of Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth.)

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The expert and GIS-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:

Map is a vector file consisting of polygons and points. Points represent recorded locations of the species; polygons represent area of possible distribution of the species.

Accuracy of classifier:

Polygons are based on literature sources, political boundaries and ecological descriptions. Point data were obtained from literature sources and herbarium specimens. Polygons are based on literature sources, herbarium samples, and field surveys by the author.

Method of map production:

Historical agricultural statistics were reviewed at the regional level. The Former Soviet Union had 16 regions. The boundaries from the 1:4000000 map of arable lands (Koroljeva et al., 2003) were used to further refine crop distribution. The area map was created based on the following materials: Koroljeva (2003), Tulupnikov (1960), and State list (1994, 2004). Polygon area is situated in the European region of the former USSR; its northern border goes to the Arhangelsk region according to Rep'ev & Stankevich (1999) and Lahanov (2002). Species is distributed mostly in Western Ukraine, Crimea, Moldova, the Baltic States, Belorussia, the Northern Caucasus, and central Russia according to Leokene (1964), Korenev (1975), and Vehov (1978). Plantations also lie in the Leningrad and Murmansk regions, in Karelia, in Middle Asia, in the forest-steppe zone of Western Siberia, in Altai, and in the Irkutsk region according to Nikitin (1950), Shtan'ko (1958, 1961), Plennik (1961), Peltsih (1976), Krasavtsev (1977), and Kostomarov (2000). These locations are marked by points. The author also consulted with the specialist from the Vetch collection at the Department of Genetic Resources of Leguminous Plants at the VIR, T.G. Aleksandrova, in order to create this map.

Reference citations:

Catalogue of zoning grades of agriculture species (without potato, vegetables and melon cultures). 1965. Moscow.
Frasavtsev, O.A. 1977. Physiological mechanism of plant frost-resistance. Phisiologo-biochemical aspects of plants resistance. Irkutsk. 3-7 p.
Korenev, G.V., Kostromin, V.M. 1975. Hairy vetch. Moscow.
Koroljeva, I.E., Vilchevskaya, E.V., Ruhovich, D.I. 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.].
Kostomarov, V.N., Grih, Y.V. 2000. Peculiarities of Hairy vetch cultivation (for seeds) in condition of southern forest-steppe of Western Siberia. V. 3. Third Int. scient.-practice conference "Introduction of non-traditional and rare agricultural plants". Penza. 30-32 p.
Lahanov, F.P., Parahin, N.V. 2002. Hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth.) in the European part of Russia. Orel.
Leokene, L.V. 1964. Common and winter vetch. Leningrad.
Nikitin, V.V. 1950. Biology of turkmenian Hairy vetch and perspectives of its introduction in culture. Ashkhabad.
Peltsih, I.L. 1976. Cultivation of Hairy vetch by spring sowing in condition of Chuvashja Republic. Scientific works of Chuvashija agricultural institute. Cheboksary. V. 102. 21-28 p.
Plennik, R.Ya. 1961. Development and life ability of Haily (turkmenian) vetch seeds in condition of Novosibirsk. Works of Sibirian Botanical Garden. V. 5. Novosibirsk. 27-32 p.
Rep'ev, S.I. & A.K. Stankevich. 1999. Cultural flora. V. 4, Part 2. Vetch. Rep'ev, S.I., ed. St. Petersburg. 58-59, 351-366 p.
Shtan'ko, K.T. 1961. Hairy vetch is a value fodding culture. Petrozavodsk.
Shtan'ko, K.T. 1958. The biology of Hairly vetch. Scientific notes of Petrozavodsk University. V. 9, N. 3. Biology and agricultural sciences. 57-66 p.
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.

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Copyright on this map and its description belongs to the author.
© Terekhina N.V.
Photo copyright belongs to T.G. Aleksandrova.

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