Area of distribution and damage of Athalia rosae L.

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Specialist-biologist M.N. Berim,
GIS-specialist M.I. Saulich.

Date of creation:



1:20 000 000.

Accuracy of map:

It is created on materials of map of natural scale 1:33 000 000.


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

Basic contents:

Vector map is composed of 3 thematic layers. Zones of distribution and damage are shown by polygons.

Accuracy of the classifier:

The insect area is divided into zones of high and low damage after the published materials (Kosov, 1958; Kopaneva, 1981; et al.). The zone of low damage includes regions that are characterized by average population density 2 to 5 larvae per 1 plant and populating 10% or more plants; in the zone of high damage population density is more than 5 insects per 1 plant, populating 40% or more plants.

Method of map production:

The area and damage zones of A. rosae have been marked on a blank map by results of the analysis of the published materials. The northern border of area goes along northern border of forest zone. The species is spread widely from northwestern regions to Vladivostok; southward to the southern state borders (Kosov,1958). The borders of zones of different harmfulness are given, using criteria that have been published by N.S. Karavyanskii & O.P. Mazur (1975), L.M. Kopaneva (1981) and others. The northern border of damage zone has been marked along northern border of main rape zone (Terekhina, 2004). Low damage is observed in forest zone of Ukraine and Russia, in Byelorussia, Baltic States, West Siberia, some territories in East Siberia, Amur Region, Middle Asia, partly in Transcaucasia. High damage is marked in steppe and forest-steppe zones of Ukraine and European Russia, in Georgia, Moldova (Amiridze,1972; Kopaneva,1981). The vector map of distribution of rape within the territory of the Former Soviet Union have been also used for the correction of damage zones (Terekhina, 2003), as well as the map of arable lands (Koroleva et al., 2003).

Reference citations:

Amiridze N. 1972. Preliminary data to turnip sawfly biology (Athalia colibri Christ.) for Georgian conditions. In: Kanchaveli L.A., ed. The proceedings of Georgian Plant Protection Institute, vol. 23. Tbilisi: Georgian NIIZR. 50-52 p. (in Russian).
Amiridze N. 1973. Some experimental data to ecology of turnip sawfly. In: Kanchaveli L.A., ed. The proceedings of Georgian Plant Protection Institute, vol. 24. Tbilisi: Georgian NIIZR. 105-107 p. (in Russian).
Baranov A.N. 1969. Atlas of the USSR. Moscow: Chief Department of Geodesy and Cartography. 90-91 p. (in Russian).
Barteneva R.V. 1977. Turnip sawfly control on mustard sawing. Zernovoe khozyaistvo 5: 40-41 (in Russian).
Ermolaev V.N. & Mamykin A.I. 1930. The turnip sawfly and control measures. Krasnoyarsk: Krasnoyarsk plant protection station. 9 p. (in Russian).
Karavyanskii N.S., Mazur O.P. 1975. Pests and diseases of fodder cultures. Moscow: Rossel'khozizdat. p. 208-209 (in Russian).
Kopaneva L.M. 1981. Turnip sawfly. In: Kopaneva L.M., ed. Keys to dangerous insects and mites on technical cultures in the USSR. Leningrad: Kolos. 20 p. (in Russian).
Koroleva I.E., Vil'chevskaya E,V., Rukhovich D.I. 2003. Vector maps of maximal distribution of arable lands. .
Kosov V.V., Polyakov I.Ya., ed. 1958. Forecasting and calculation of pests and diseases on agricultural cultures. Moscow: Agricultural Department. 533-534 p. (in Russian).
Shchegolev V.N. 1960. Agricultural entomology. Moscow & Leningrad: State agricultural publishing house. P. 265-266 (in Russian).
Terekhina N.V. 2003. The Area of Annual rape (Brassica napus L.ssp. olifera Metzg.).
Tsinovskii Ya.P. 1953. Insects of Latvian SSR. Horntails and sawflies. Riga: AN Latvian SSR. 114-115 p. (in Russian).
Ust'yantsev M. 1926. Turnip sawfly and control treatments. Irkutsk: Irkutsk plant protection station. 12 p. (in Russian).
Vasil.ev V.P., ed. 1973. Pests of agricultural crops and forest plantations. 2. Kiev: Urozhai. 443-444 p. (in Russian).
Volkov S.M., Zimin L.S., Rudenko D.K., Tupenevich S.M. 1955. Atlas of pests and diseases of agricultural cultures in the Non-Black Earth zone of the European part of the USSR. Moscow & Leningrad: Sel'khozgiz. 164 p. (in Russian).

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