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Esko Rossi (email), Jarmo Huovinen, Merja-Leena Koskela, Maija Niemelä, Mikko Raatikainen

Luonnonmarjojen poiminta ja käyttö Väli-Suomessa.

Rossi E., Huovinen J., Koskela M.-L., Niemelä M., Raatikainen M. (1984). Luonnonmarjojen poiminta ja käyttö Väli-Suomessa. Silva Fennica vol. 18 no. 3 article id 5215. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15394

English title: Picking and use of edible wild berries in Central Finland during 1978–81


The picking and use of wild berries were investigated in five municipalities in Central Finland during 1978–81. The picked amounts per person were in average 17.6 litres of lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.) and 5.6 litres of bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.). 54%, of lingonberries were consumed by the families who picked them, 43% was sold and 3% was delivered to others. Of the picked bilberry yield the figures were 74%, 24% and 2% respectively.

About 86% of the families picked lingonberry and 79% of the families picked bilberry in five municipalities in Central Finland during

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Original keywords
puolukka; marjanpoiminta; luonnonmarjat; mustikka; marjasato

English keywords
bilberry; Vaccinium myrtillus; Vaccinium vitis-idaea; wild berries; lingonberry; blueberry; berry picking

Published in 1984

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