Area of distribution and weediness of Sinapis arvensis .

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Scientist - S.Yu. Larina
GIS-specialist - I.A. Budrevskaya.

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Accuracy of the map:

Map was created based on materials of maps of natural scale 1:5 000 000 - 1:100 000 000.


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

Basic content:

Vector map. Area of distribution is shown by polygons (basic distribution) and points (sporadic distribution). Zone of weediness is shown by polygons.

Accuracy of classifier:

Within the weed area of Sinapis arvensis the zones of its weediness were established according to criteria of occurrence (% of fields where this species is found) and abundance [expressed as projective cover of this species in the field (in % to the field area) (Tanskii et al., 1998)], where the occurrence of this species exceeded 20% with its abundance (projective cover) at more than 15%.

Method of map production:

The areas of distribution and weediness of Sinapis arvensis were established according to analysis of open-published maps and literature. The area of distribution is based on the map of E.Hulten & M.Fries (1986). The area is extended within the limits of the zone of steppes and forest-steppes. The map of A.N.Volkov (1935) was used as a reference source. The areas of weediness were established according to V.V.Nikitin (1983) and coordinated with the limits of arable lands. The sites of sporadic distribution of Sinapis arvensis, in addition to the data from E.Hulten & M.Fries (1986), were depicted in the Far East by S.S.Kharkevich (1988) and T.I.Nechaeva (1987); in Siberia by L.I.Malyshev & G.A.Peshkova (1994); in northern regions of the European part of Russia and Siberia they were established by E.V.Dorogostaiskaya (1972), A.I.Tolmachev (1976) and B.I.Gruzdev (1987). Sites of sporadic distribution of S.arvensis in Caucasus (Grossgeim, 1950) are included in the main area.

Reference citations:

Agaev, M.G., ed. 1988. Main agricultural weeds in crops of the Leningrad Region. In: Catalogue of VIR world collection. N 468. Leningrad: VIR. 112 p. (in Russian).
Belykh, A.G. 1974. Weed plants of Eastern Siberia and their control measures. Irkutsk: Irkutsk Agricultural Institute. 112 p. (in Russian).
Dorogostaiskaya, E.V. 1972. Weed plants of the Far North of the USSR. Leningrad: Nauka. 172 p. (in Russian).
Grossgeim, A.A. 1945. Flora of the Caucasus. V.4. Moscow-Leningrad: AN SSSR, 311 p. (in Russian).
Gruzdev, B.I. 1987. Anthropogenic transformation in the species composition of plant communities of Bolshezemelskaya tundra. In: Zaboeva, I.V. & Kozubov, G.M., eds. Ecological-cenotic and floristic studies of phytocenose in European North. Proceedings of Komi branch of Ac.Sc.USSR. N82. Syktyvkar. p.58-66. (in Russian).
Hulten, E. & Fries, M. 1986. Atlas of North European Vascular Plants, North of the Tropic of Cancer: Konigstein, V. 1-3: 1172 p.
Keller, B.A., ed. 1934. Weed plants of the USSR. V. 3. Leningrad: AN SSSR. 448 p. (in Russian).
Kharkevich, S.S., ed. 1988. Vascular plants of the Soviet Far East. V.3. Leningrad: Nauka. 421 p. (in Russian).
Komarov, V.L. & Bush, N.A., eds. Flora of the USSR. V.8. 1939. Moscow-Leningrad: AN SSSR. 696 p. (in Russian).
Maltsev, A.I. 1937. Atlas of the main weed species of the USSR. V.1. Moscow-Leningrad:Selkhozgiz. 168 p. (in Russian).
Malyshev, L.I. & Peshkova, G.A., eds. 1994. Flora of Siberia. V.7. Novosibirsk: Nauka. 312 p. (in Russian).
Nechaeva, T.I. 1987. Rare and new plants for flora of southern Amur. In: Grubov V.I., ed. News of systematization of higher plants. V.24. Leningrad: Nauka. P.231-233.
Nikitin, V.V. 1983. Weed plants of the USSR flora. Leningrad: Nauka. 454 p. (in Russian).
Tanskii, V.I., Levitin, M.M., Ishkova, T.I. & Kondratenko, V.I. 1998. Phytosanitary diagnostics in integrated managemant of cereals. In: Novozhilov K.V., ed. Compendium of methodical recommendations in plant protection. Sankt-Petersburg: VIZR. p.5-55. (in Russian).
Tolmachev, A.I., ed. 1976. Flora of North-East of the European part of the USSR. V.3. Leningrad: Nauka. 296 p. (in Russian).
Ulyanova, T.N. 1998. Weed plants in flora of Russia and other CIS countries. St.Petersburg: VIR. 343 p. (in Russian).
Volkov, A.N., ed. 1935. Areas of distribution of the major weed plants in the USSR. Moscow-Leningrad: Publishing House of Kolkhoz & Sovkhoz Literature. 153 p. (in Russian).

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