The resource potential of Russian lands for crop farming

Geoinformational analysis shows that the fraction of lands that are optimal for farming of the main crops in Russia is about 10% of the available land at best (for summer wheat, buckwheat). For the majority of other crop cultures, this value is a few percent at most. The available resources are used very incompletely. The index of completeness of land resource potential use is no more than 10% for the majority of crops. Only in the case of soy are the available resources almost completely involved, whereas available land resources of winter wheat, grain maize, and sunflowers are used at 20–30%. © 2017, Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.

Authors
Ivanov A.L.1 , Savin I.Y. 1, 2 , Stolbovoy V.S.1
Number of issue
1
Language
English
Pages
346-349
Status
Published
Volume
473
Year
2017
Organizations
  • 1 Dokuchaev Soil Institute, Moscow, 119017, Russian Federation
  • 2 Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russian Federation
Keywords
Natural resources; Crop farming; Land resources; Resource potentials; Winter wheat; Crops; agricultural land; crop plant; crop production; farming system; Russian Federation; Helianthus; Triticum aestivum; Zea mays
Date of creation
19.10.2018
Date of change
19.10.2018
Short link
https://repository.rudn.ru/en/records/article/record/5598/