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Kirill Tkachenko

Kirill Tkachenko
Komarov Botanical Institute Russian Academy of Sciences

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Introduction
Plant introduction Seeds germination Lanent period, plants ontogeny Essential oil, essential and medicinal plants Collections of living plants at Botanical Gardens
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January 1985 - December 2018
Russian Academy of Sciences
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In recent years, scientists' interest in agricultural waste has increased, and the waste has become attractive to explore and bene t from, rather than being neglected waste. Banana peels have attracted the attention of researchers due to their bioactive chemical components, so we focused on this review article on the antioxidant and antimicrobial a...
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Plants are rich source of natural bioactive phytochemicals. Medicinal plants have ingredients that can treat a disease or can be used to manufacture useful drugs. Herbal medicines are an important part of culture and traditions all over the world. Present review discusses the reported work on the genus Buddleja, due its chemical components and medi...
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Critical or abnormally severe winters, which are the main factor in selection, have a great influence on the condition and life expectancy of plants. If the consequences of warm winters affect, first of all, the flowering and fruiting of plants, then after very cold winters there was a massive death and/or severe damage to many species of plants. T...
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Species, forms and varieties of the genus Rosa (rose or wild rose) are known ornamental plants that are used as essential oil and medicinal plants. Interest in this group of plants began many centuries ago. The beginning of their rapid introduction into gardens and parks began in the 18th century. Over the past 100–200 years, the number of varietie...
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Agricultural waste has always been a global problem that causes environmental pollution, and thanks to the efforts of scientists, this agricultural waste has become not a neglected product, but rather a source of many effective chemical compounds that have industrial, pharmaceutical and food applications. Viral disease therapy has attracted a great...
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Pineapple (Ananas comosus (L.) Merril), one of the major fruit crops, is mainly used for raw consumption and for industrial juice production, which creates large amounts of residues. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated that pineapple waste accounts for between 50 to 65 % of the total weight of the fruit. Industr...
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Cissampelos pareira, velvetleaf of the Menispermaceae family is important in in folk medicine of tropical and sub-tropical regions since ancient times. This makes it a promising multi-purpose plant for use as therapy for the treatment of various diseases including malaria. Treatment with medicinal plants and the use of their biologically active pro...
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Background. Identification of spectacular ornamental perennial lianas for urban landscaping in southern cities is important for modern urban greening programs. The aim of this work was to study flowering peculiarities of Japanese honeysuckle ( Lonicera japonica Thunb.). Materials and methods . The target material was honeysuckle plants growing in t...
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Processing pineapple industry produces huge amounts of waste thus contributing to worsen the global environmental problem. Valorising pineapple waste through further processing until it is transformed into valuable products using environmentally friendly techniques is both, a challenge, and an opportunity. The aim of this review is to characterize...
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Herbal infusions are consumed worldwide owing to their beneficial properties. Cultivated or obtained from the wild, herbal raw plant materials may contain trace elements at various levels. This study relates to the release of beneficial and potentially toxic trace elements from herbal preparations during infusion. The elemental contents of seven co...
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Processing pineapple industry produces huge amounts of waste thus contributing to worsen the global environmental problem. Valorising pineapple waste through further processing until it is transformed into valuable products using environmentally friendly techniques is both, a challenge, and an opportunity. The aim of this review is to characterize...
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The current review sheds light on plants of the genus Buddleja, specifically Buddleja alternifolia , due to it not mentioned much and its medicinal qualities and uses thanks to its chemical components. Our review comprises these aspects include specie belonging to the genus Buddleja and the important chemical compounds such as steroids, Sesquit...
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The objective of this research was to evaluate the significance of the plant's origin and to assess the essential oil composition of Artemisia herba - alba grown in Egypt simultaneously evaluating the effect of environmental conditions on essential oil composition. Seeds were planted and the essential oils extracted, using hydrodistillation, fr...
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The constituent composition of essential oil from the aerial part of the rare species in the flora of Uzbekistan Zeravschania regeliana Korovin (Apiaceae) that has been written into the Red Book of the Republic of Uzbekistan is reported for the first time [1]. The present article continues a series of publications on the composition of essential oi...
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Manganese, as one of the xenobionts, belongs to the group of heavy metals, which, in high concentrations, can negatively affect the development of plants. In small concentrations, it is necessary for plants for normal growth and development. It is present in soils and is available to plants to varying degrees. In acidic soils, it often acts as a to...
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Comprehensive, complementary study and identification of new potential resource species, determination of their stocks and the possibility of cultivation, is acquiring theoretical, scientific and practical significance, and, more than ever, nowadays, when the country is under various sanctions, it should not be dependent on imports of plant product...
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ических садов Китая.В саду насчитывается порядка 14 тысяч таксонов, размещенных на площади 70 га. 16 основных коллекций – имеют статус национального достояния Китая. Прежде всего, это коллекции киви, азалий, высших водных растений, лекарственных и редких растений. О некоторых уникальных и удивительных коллекциях этого замечательного ботанического с...
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Рябинокизильник Позднякова Sorbocotoneaster pozdnjakovii Pojark. – гибридный род с единственным видом, возникший от спонтанной гибридизации кизильника черноплодного Cotoneaster melanocarpa Lodd. × рябины сибирской Sorbus sibirica Hedl. (Rosaceae), эндемик флоры России. В Ботаническом саду Петра Великого БИН РАН известен с 1953 г., из мест естествен...
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Определение естественных запасов ресурсных видов и возможности их культивирования актуально для России в целях обретения независимости от импорта растительной продукции. Выявление, сохранение, воспроизводство растительных организмов ex situ возможно при постоянном мониторинге как в местах их естественного произрастания, так и в условиях первичного...
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Excessive use of pesticides and fertilizers in agriculture in order to increase yields has proved unnecessary because a large part of them remain unused and have negative effects on the environment and human health. Therefore, it is a great challenge for farmers to replace the application of pesticides and fertilizers with nanopesticides and nanofe...
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Excessive use of pesticides and fertilizers in agriculture in order to increase yields has proved unnecessary because a large part of them remain unused and have negative effects on the environment and human health.Therefore, it is a great challenge for farmers to replace the application of pesticides and fertilizers with nanopesticides and nanofer...
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Thymol is one of the most important phytochemical components because of its pharmacological and bioactive potential effects. This review focuses particularly on thymol as an alternative natural antiparasitic with potential use in the pharmaceutical industry. This is in line with the preferences of the natural products for treatment being safer and...
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Thymol is one of the most important phytochemical components because of its pharmacological and bioactive potential effects. This review focuses particularly on thymol as an alternative natural antiparasitic with potential use in the pharmaceutical industry. This is in line with the preferences of the natural products for treatment being safer and...
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Nowadays, the fast development of nanobiotechnology, has led to rapid diagnosis of important infectious diseases such as arboviruses-borne diseases, vector-borne infections and waterborne parasites diseases and others in order to reduce and avoid further dissemination of the infections within the general population. Furthermore, new nanomedicines b...
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Background. Heracleum sosnowskyi Manden. (family Umbelliferae = Apiaceae) is included in the lists of invasive species in many regions of Russia and European countries. Mericarps (fruits conventionally called seeds) of Heracleum L. spp. are characterized by an underdeveloped embryo and a complex morphophysiological type of dormancy; two-stage strat...
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The genus Tribulus L. (Zygophyllaceae) includes 12 species, the most important of which is Tribulus terrestris L. This annual herb grows in temperate and tropical climates, and has a rich chemical composition of biologically active substances and chemical elements. Medicinal plants, and the phytopreparations obtained from them, are becoming more an...
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Medicinal plants and phytopreparations (herbal medicinal products) obtained from them are successfully used for the treatment of human diseases. The therapeutic effect of the presence in them of a variety of natural compounds and biologically important trace elements, especially in higher concentration concentrates in higher doses. The elemental co...
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Collections of living plants of botanical gardens are supported and developed to a greater extent through the acquisition and exchange of living or seed material with colleagues from other gardens, as well as through inter-botanical exchange of reproductive diasporas. It is important to know the period of storage of germination seeds, in order to d...
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The prickly pear, Opuntia ficus-indica of the Cactaceae family is important in agricultural economies throughout arid and semi-arid regions. It has multiple uses in folk medicine of different countries since ancient times. This makes it a promising multi-purpose plant for use as food, therapy, and other purposes. Treatment with medicinal and aromat...
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The prickly pear, Opuntia ficus-indica of the Cactaceae family is important in agricultural economies throughout arid and semi-arid regions. It has multiple uses in folk medicine of different countries since ancient times. This makes it a promising multi-purpose plant for use as food, therapy, and other purposes. Treatment with medicinal and aromat...
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The plants that make up herbal tea have a complex chemical composition and can be related to drug collections and have various pharmacological properties that affect human health. In addition to organic acids, vitamins, flavonoids, essential oils, the medicinal properties of plants are affected by macro- and microelements included in their composit...
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The prickly pear, Opuntia ficus-indica of the Cactaceae family is important in agricultural economies throughout arid and semi-arid regions. It has multiple uses in folk medicine of different countries since ancient times. This makes it a promising multi-purpose plant for use as food, therapy, and other purposes. Treatment with medicinal and aromat...
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Amur maackia Maackia amurensis Rupr. (Leguminosae) is a valuable, relict and rare plant in the flora of Russian Far East, which has now acquired importance as a promising medicinal plant, based on which raw materials they develop new highly effective drugs, while it rarely used in urban greening. It belongs to shade-tolerant rocks, it is of little...
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Background . The study and mobilization of natural flora species in botanical gardens allow the curators to save biological resources of useful plant species, and recommend them for urban landscaping. In the flora of Russia, one species of a woody vine from the genus Aristolochia L. is A. manshuriensis Kom.; it is included in the Red Data Book of R...
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Traditionally, the different quality of fruits and seeds is perceived from the point of view of their morphology, external differences in shape and size. However, fruits and seeds with the same appearance may differ by the degree of the embryo and endosperm development. There are many reasons that determine their future quality: the position of the...
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Pyrus zangezura Maleev (Rosaceae) is a rare species representing the native vegetation of Armenia (Southern Transcaucasus). It was first described in 1936. P. zangezura has been cultivated at the Peter the Great Botanical Garden of the Komarov Botanical Institute (St. Petersburg, Russia) since 1949, where it has reached the height of 8,0 m. For man...
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Different species of the Cactaceae family have always been popular as collectible plants. Peter the Great Botanical Garden of the Komarov Botanical Institute holds a representative collection of species from this genus. Of the 185 names adopted according to The Plant List (http://www.theplantlist.org), there are currently about 160 species in the c...
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In 2018, a new species, Heracleum ponticum (Lipsky) Schischk., was identified in the Priozersky district of Leningrad oblast. The H. ponticum plant does not contain photodynamically active furocumarins, but interspecific hybrids of this species with the H. sosnowskyi Manden. plant may contain some substances in their juice that are dangerous to hum...
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В работе представлены результаты инструментального микрофокусного рентгеноскопического анализа оценки качества орешков некоторых видов рода шиповник Rosa, интродуцированных в Ботанический сад Петра Великого БИН РАН. В условиях Ботанического сада все виды шиповников образуют плоды и завязывают орешки, последние не всегда выполнены и полнозёрные (чащ...
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Stellaria media (L.) Vill. и Stellaria nemorum L. Работа выполнена в рамках государственного задания по плановой теме номер АААА-А18-118032890141-4 «Коллекции живых растений Ботанического сада Петра Великого им. В.Л. Комарова РАН (история, современное состояние, перспективы развития и использования)». Звездчатка средняя Stellaria media (L.) Vill. (...
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С 2002 года по настоящее время на интродуцированных видах растений в коллекци-ях открытого грунта Ботанического сада Петра Великого Ботанического института им. В.Л. Комарова РАН (г. Санкт-Петербург) выявлено 56 видов насекомых вредителей из 24 семейств и 9 отрядов. Среди насекомых-фитофагов по видовому составу доминиру-ют представители отряда Lepid...
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ПЕРЕЧЕНЬ СПОР И СЕМЯН, предлагаемых в обмен БОТАНИЧЕСКИМ САДОМ ПЕТРА ВЕЛИКОГО БОТАНИЧЕСКОГО ИНСТИТУТА им. В. Л. КОМАРОВА РОССИЙСКОЙ АКАДЕМИИ НАУК № 156 INDEX SPORARUM ET SEMINUM QUAE HORTUS BOTANICUS PETRI MANGI INSTITUTI BOTANICI nom. V. L. KOMAROVII ACADEMIAE SCIENTIARUM ROSSICAE PRO MUTUA COMMUTATIONE OFFERT 156
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В обзоре рассматриваются разнообразные меры борьбы с зарослями борщевика Соснов-ского (Heracleum sosnowskyi Manden.), ставшего с конца ХХ века инвазионным видом на значительной территории России, через возможности переработки и получения новых продуктов для нужд народного хозяйства. Применение химических мер борьбы (как, например, чаще всего исполь...
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The list of spores and seeds (Index seminum) No. 155, offered in exchange by the Peter the Great Botanical Garden, collected in 2017, 2016 and 2015.
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Based on visits to China and visits to public gardens, various parks and specialized botanical gardens, information is provided on how the work on teaching the basics of environmental knowledge or demonstrating the importance of nature conservation is organized. In China, it is becoming increasingly popular to return to the origins of the culture o...
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The range of species of trees and shrubs that are promising for breeding in St. Petersburg under modern conditions is subject to revision. Climate change in St. Petersburg at the beginning of the XXI century compared with the last century is manifested in the increase in minimum, average and annual air temperatures, in the extension of the growing...
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The Maak's honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herd.) was described in honor of R.K. Maack (1825–1886), a well-known naturalist and researcher of Siberia and the Far East. It was first introduced into the world culture by the Imperial St. Petersburg Botanical Garden (BIN) around 1860. In the Peter the Great Botanical Garden it is known until 1880...
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Summary Many species of the genus Prunus s.l. (Rosaceae) are known as edible fruit, but they are of interest as raw materials for processing into biofuel. Assessment of the quality of reproductive diasporas is an indicator of the prospects for their growth. The study of the peculiarities of the latent period provides valuable data for the developm...
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A greenhouse experiment was conducted to study the effects of four irrigation intervals (4, 8, 12 and 16 days) and six harvests (2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 months after transplanting) on biomass, essential oil content and composition of Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng. Fresh weight and essential oil yield decreased with increasing irrigation inte...
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Abstract Essential oils of species of the family Apiaceae (Umbeliferae), with a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity, are promising sources of new drugs, in connection with the research component composition Heracleum asperum (Hoffm.) Bieb. it is relevant. For the first time methods of gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectro...
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Развитие рентгенотехники даёт возможность получатьизображения мелких объектов невысокой плотности, что позволяетвсё шире использовать современные модернизированныерентгенографические установки и внедрять их применение впрактике контроля качества плодов и семян (репродуктивныхдиаспор). Не деструктивный метод рентгенографического анализаспособствует...
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В Китае, в городе Наньнин, что в провинции Гуанси (городской округ в Гуанси-Чжуанском автономном районе Китайской Народной Республики, экономический, административный и культурный центр Гуанси-Чжуанского автономного района), есть уникальный центр сохранения «золотых камелий». «Золотые камелии» – виды камелии с цветками жёлтого цвета. В настоящее вр...
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Tolmachev’s honeysuckle (Lonicera tolmatchevii Pojark.) is a regressive relict endemic of Russian Far East flora (Sakhalin Island). It has been cultivated in Saint-Petersburg at the Peter the Great Botanical Garden since 1990. The introduction experience has shown that this species is winter hardy and decorative during flowering and fruiting. In Sa...
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The presence of the resulting fruit and mature seeds of introduced plants - one of the indicators of the success of introduction of new types of tests in specific climatic conditions. The study of the latent period and the evaluation of the quality of reproductive diaspora are necessary to develop recommendations for the implementation of promising...
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The article is based on the author's personal experience of visiting the South China Botanical Garden in Guangzhou City. The Garden collections of plants contain about 14 thousand taxa. The basis of the collections are tropical plant species. Many rare and endangered plant species are preserved in the Garden. The Garden is currently a part of the S...
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List of plant spores, fruits and seeds offered in exchange for the Peter the Great Botanical Garden, collected in 2016.
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The article is dedicated to an ancient botanical garden located in Rome, Italy, which now belongs to the Sapienza University. Currently, there are some unique specimens of palms (Nannorrhops ritchieana (Griff.) Aitch) and trees (Platanus orientalis L., Quercus suber L.) in the Garden’s collections, some of them are nearly a thousand years old. Many...
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Botanical pesticides/insecticides have a proven track record and long use as simple extractives for pest control reviewed, with an emphasis on natural products that have received regulatory approval. Public concern over use of synthetic insecticides is growing. So botanicals are now replacement by synthetics, the new environmental movement has prov...
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20th century, common quince was considered not winter-hardy enough for the environments of the North-West of Russia. Cydonia oblonga Mill. was for the first time mentioned in the Catalogues of the Peter the Great Botanical Garden in 1793. It has been always present in the Garden's modern collection since 1949. The first flowering of common quince w...
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Abies semenovii B. Fedtsch. (Pinaceae) is an extremely rare flora species of the Central Asia (Kirghizia); it has been cultivated at the Peter the Great Botanical Garden of the Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) since 1949, where it was first introduced into general cultivation. Since 2000, upon reaching the age of...
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Botanical gardens' collections of living plants are valuable not only because of their exhibitions, but also because of the data accumulated during introductions of new plants. Inventory allows to collect valuable material about introduction of different types of plants (species and taxa). Analysis of the available information allows to select and...
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p> Objective: The objective of this research was to evaluate the significance of the plant's origin and to assess the essential oil composition of Artemisia vulgaris grown in Egypt simultaneously evaluating the effect of environmental conditions on essential oil composition. Methods : Seeds were planted and the essential oils extracted, using hydr...
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В настоящее время ни один ботанический сад не может обходиться без семенной лаборатории. Путем обмена растительным материалом в значительной степени происходит пополнение коллекций живых растений в Садах. Публикуемые списки растений, семена которых вызревают в ботаническом саду, отражают состав и возможность получения зрелых семян разных видов раст...
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Since the beginning of the new century, China has implemented numerous state programs for creating public parks and gardens throughout the country. These gardens serve as modern public botanical gardens. Emerging gardens and parks attract citizens not only as a place of recreation – these venues become centers and foundation for implementation of v...
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The fi rst fruiting of Fraxinus oxycarpa M. Bieb. ex Willd. was observed at Peter the Great Botanic Garden for the fi rst time in 2014, at the tree of about 65 years old. The seed reproduction was obtained in 2015 – for the fi rst time during 180 years of its arboriculture at Saint-Petersbug. The year 2015 was the warmest one during the whole perio...
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Sorbaria (Ser. ex DC.) A. Br.) включает 10–12 видов из Азии (Азиатская часть России, Монголия, Китай, Ко-рея, Япония, Гималаи). Рябинник рябинолистный (Sorbaria sorbi-folia L.) представлен в дендрофлоре Санкт-Петербурга с середи-ны XVIII века, где он впервые введён в культуру. И. Фальк отме-тил особенность вегетативного размножения. Э.Л. Вольф (191...
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Assessment of the quality and duration of storage of reproductive diaspora (fruit and seeds) of the cultivated plants is an important task of botanical gardens. Material for the research was the reproductive diaspora of six species of herbaceous plants that have been cultivated in different years in the collection nursery of the Research Institute...
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Abstract. Since the early 90-ies of XX century for almost 20 years ethnobotanical studies have been conducted in a limited area of the North-West Federal District among small groups of indigenous minorities of the Baltic and Finnish peoples of the North European part of Russia. Considerable attention has been paid also to small ethnic groups, which...
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Today, no botanical garden can survive without a seed laboratory. Mainly, update of the living plants’ collections is possible through an exchange of plant material. Published lists of plants – whose seeds ripe in botanical gardens – provide data on the composition and ability to obtain mature seeds of different plant species. The article provides...
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Picea glehnii (F. Schmidt) Mast. (the Glehns Spruce) is a rare endangered species of the Russian Far East, a plant included into the Red Book of the Russian Federation. This species is in need of protection In situ and Ex situ. The Glehns Spruce is introduced in general cultivation in 1877. In Saint Petersburg it became known after the expedition o...
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В Ботаническом саду Петра Великого Ботанического института им. В.Л. Комарова виды рода яблоня (Malus Mill.) известны с конца XVIII в. Из представленных видов флоры Дальнего Востока это были M. sachalinensis (Kom.) Juz. и M. sieboldii (Regel) Rehd. Как показали поиски исторической информации, многие виды были впервые введены в культуру и городское о...
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Analysis of experimental data on component composition and quantitative accumulation of the identified compounds of essential oils of different organs (roots, leaves, flowers, and fruits) of Heracleum species, grown under identical controlled conditions has shown that not all data can be used for constructing chemosystematic theories and solving sy...
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Summary. Screening of phytoecdysteroid plants on the contents is carried out and consistent trends of their distribution their substances in vascular plants are determined. Perspective species of Polypodiophyta and Magnoliophyta in geographically remote floras (the European northeast of Russia, Ural, the North Caucasus, Ukraine, Far East) are studi...
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Dracocephalum moldavica L. (Lamiaceae = Labiatae) is one of the most important medicinal plants has powerful biological activity and pharmacological properties. The chemical constituents of essential oil by hydro distillation from the aerial parts of Dracocephalum moldavica L. from Egypt were identified by gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer (GC-MS...
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Аннотация: Род Яблоня (Malus Mill.) в Ботаническом саду Петра Великого Ботанического института им. В.Л. Комарова известен с конца XVIII в. Первыми интродуцентами были M. pumila Mill. (=M. domestica Borkh.), M. floribunda Siebold ex van Houtte, M. sachalinensis (Kom.) Juz. и M. sieboldii (Regel) Rehd. Старейший экземпляр M. baccata (L.) Borkh. произ...