Distribution of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) de Bary

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Specialist-biologist M.M. Levitin,
GIS-specialist M.I.Saulich

Date of creation:



1:20 000 000.
Accuracy of map:


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

Basic contents:

Vector map. It consists of one layer characterizing disease distribution on corn.

Accuracy of the classifier:

Zone of the disease distribution is allocated by results of the analysis of open published materials
(Nemlienko, 1957).

Procedure of map drawing:

Blank map with outlines of area of Sclerotinia Rot of Maize have been scanned. The analysis of literature data has shown that the disease is spread in foothill and other regions of the Caucasus, and in Kuban River region. Registration and vectoring of raster map were performed by standard tools of current GIS-technologies.

Sources of data:

Nemlienko F.E. 1957. Diseases of corn. Moscow: Sel.khozgiz. 230 p. (in Russian).

Right and copyright:

All rights reserved. Copyright 2005 © M.M. Levitin & M.I.Saulich. Corn affected by the disease is digitized by M.M. Levitin.

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