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Gablits on quince trees
12022-06-30T13:23:38-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f591plain2022-06-30T13:23:38-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5Caucasian quince are superior in productivity and flavor. Those near Mozdok, in particular would do well in Crimea and are wonderful for making jams and other sweeteners. (see page 76)
The registers tell us that nearly 80% of the quince trees grew near Sudak. Gablits, on the other hand, says that they grow in almost every garden he has investigated, and that they are particularly common in the mountains and just across the Kerch strait at Taman.
Where did imperial officials count trees?
Move your cursor over the map below. White rectangles will appear showing the locations of villages with orchards containing quinces.