Antonovka

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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland.wikipedia
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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland.

Antonov Apples

Ivan Bunin's early short story, Antonov Apples (1900), is a kind of ode to this apple cultivar as a lyric metaphor to the departing world of Russian landed gentry.
Mentioning the smell of Antonov apples in the garden, Bunin confessed: "In the days like these not only does my hatred towards the times of serfdom go away, but I begin unwillingly to poeticise those times... Really, I wouldn't have minded spending at least some time as an old-time land-owner."

Aia Ilu

The Antonovka is a parent, to Aia Ilu.

Russia

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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland. Antonovka is a cultivar of vernacular selection, which began to spread from Kursk region of Russia in the 19th century.

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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland.

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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland.

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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland.

Dacha

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Sometimes nicknamed "the people's apple", the Russian variety was especially popular among the dacha owners, and remains widely grown at dachas in many Post-Soviet states.

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Sometimes nicknamed "the people's apple", the Russian variety was especially popular among the dacha owners, and remains widely grown at dachas in many Post-Soviet states.

Apple pie

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Due to the relatively low ratio of sugars in the fruit, Antonovka apples are especially well-suited for apple pies and late apple wine.

Cider

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Due to the relatively low ratio of sugars in the fruit, Antonovka apples are especially well-suited for apple pies and late apple wine.

Kursk Oblast

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Antonovka is a cultivar of vernacular selection, which began to spread from Kursk region of Russia in the 19th century.

Kursk

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On August 19, 2008 the monument to Antonovka apple was unveiled in Kursk.

Vyacheslav Klykov

The sculpture was by Vyacheslav Klykov and has a diameter of 1.5 meter.

Ivan Bunin

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Ivan Bunin's early short story, Antonov Apples (1900), is a kind of ode to this apple cultivar as a lyric metaphor to the departing world of Russian landed gentry.

Ode

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Ivan Bunin's early short story, Antonov Apples (1900), is a kind of ode to this apple cultivar as a lyric metaphor to the departing world of Russian landed gentry.

Apple

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Antonovka, Антоновка, or Antonówka is a group of late-fall or early-winter apple cultivars with a strong acid flavor that have been popular in Russia (Soviet Union and the Russian Empire) as well as in Poland.

Georgy Balakshin

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Georgy Ruslanovich Balakshin (Георгий Русланович Балакшин; born March 6, 1980 in Antonovka, near Nyurba, Sakha Republic) is an amateur boxer from Russia best known for winning the European title three times.

Pastila

In the 19th century, pastila was made from sourish Russian apples such as Antonovka or mashed Northern berries (lingonberry, rowan, currants) sweetened with honey or sugar and lightened with egg whites.

Papirovka

Along with Antonovka and others, it is one of five cultivars that comprise half of the apple production in the former USSR, and is one of the most popular early-summer varieties in Poland.

Bigos

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A variant which contains julienned apples, preferably with a winey tart taste, such as Antonovka, is known as Lithuanian bigos and is typical for the territory of the erstwhile Grand Duchy of Lithuania (now Belarus and Lithuania).

Fruit tree propagation

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Apples used for production of seedling rootstocks include "Dolgo" and "Antonovka", which are both extremely hardy and vigorous.

Odoyev

The legend has it that the pastila from Antonovka apples from Odoyev was served at the dinner of Ivan the Terrible.