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§ August 19th, 2013 § Filed under General § Tagged , Comments Off on Cloudberry

Cloudberry. Perennial herb to 35 cm tall plant grows mainly in swamps in the northern regions of European Russia, Siberia and the Far East. It is also found in Nizhny Novgorod, Novgorod, Vologda, Vladimir, Tver and Smolensk regions. According to reports, the area occupied by cloudberry, is 116 hectares. Fruit – Team drupe, resembles a raspberry. First Fruits red when ripe and bright yellow, translucent. Cloudberry contains up to 5.0% sugar, 0.8% acids, 17,6-21,0 mg% vitamin C and 8 mg% carotene.

Nowadays you can clean the pillows on the professional equipment for cleaning pads. On the content of phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and iron cloudberry surpasses almost all grown in the country of wild berries. Cloudberry – the earliest northern berry, ripens in July. For transportation over long distances it is collected at the stage of incomplete maturity and long-term storage or frozen packed in barrels filled with cold water. Used to make jellies, compotes, jams, preserves and juices. Also used as medicine – cough, fever, scurvy and heart disease. Currants.

Our country is known 36 species of currants, the most important of them are black, red, or sorrel, and golden. Need cleaning pads. Wild species are the ancestors of many currants cultivars. According to reports, Russia has only 440 thousand hectares of area planted wild currant. Its stock is defined in 251.2 thousand tons of black currant – shrub up to 1.5 m. It is distributed throughout the country. Matures, even beyond the Arctic Circle on the Kolyma, in Narym. The most significant reserves of black currant concentrate in Siberia, as in the forest region, and in the mountains of the southern part. For example, in Omsk and neighboring regions Western Siberia, blackberry thickets are found along the banks of small rivers – tributaries of the Irtysh River and in places occupied 10-15% of the territory. In the north of the Krasnoyarsk Territory the average yield of black currant fruit is about 250, for restoration, and the maximum – up to 2800 kg / ha. Highly her bush with a margin of 200-300 kg / ha are in the Altai.