Prospects of economical use of Vaccinium vitis-idaea leaves in Kirov region

Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW
Agriculture No 61 (Agricultural and Forest Engineering) 2013: 81–88
(Ann. Warsaw Univ. of Life Sci. – SGGW, Agricult. 61, 2013)

Prospects of economical use of Vaccinium vitis-idaea leaves in Kirov region

1T.L. EGOSHINA, 2L.N. SHIKHOVA, 3E.M. LISITSIN, 1E.A. LUGININA
1Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming, Kirov, Russia
2N.V. Rudnitsky Research Institute of Agriculture of North-East, Kirov, Russia
3Vyatka State Agricultural Academy, Kirov, Russia

Abstract: Significant variability of spatial resource inner-habitat parameters defines the necessity of data collection and field research in various geographical conditions in different administrative districts. Such a holistic method applied to cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) allows to work out complex measures for stable use of resources in regional conditions. Considering significant population density of the studied region and accessibility of cowberry beds, high level of arbutin content which meets the requirements of the State Pharmacopeia, V. vitis--idaea leaves are a prospective medicinal raw material for collection.

Key words: Vaccinium vitis-idaea, medicinal raw material, economical use

Streszczenie: Pespektywy ekonomicznego wykorzystania liści borówki brusznicy (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) w rejonie Kirov. Przedstawiono analizę liści borówki pod kątem ich wykorzystania jako 88 T.L. Egoshina et al. surowca w medycynie. Stwierdzono potencjalną przydatność badanego materiału ze względu na jego dostępność w rozpatrywanym rejonie, wysoką zawartość arbutyny oraz odporność na abiotyczne stresy w szerokim zakresie czynników.

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EGOSHINA T.L., SHIKHOVA L.N., LISITSIN E.M., LUGININA E.A. Prospects of economical use of Vaccinium vitis-idaea leaves in Kirov region. Ann. Warsaw Univ. of Life Sci. – SGGW, Agricult. 61, 2013: 81-88

Authors’ addresses:
Ekaterina Luginina
Russian Research Institute of Game Management and Fur Farming
Dept. of Plant Ecology and Resources
610000 Kirov
ul. Engelsa 79
Russia
e-mail: e.luginina@gmail.com
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