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Table 4 Specialization in the collecting of wild edible plants.

From: Archival data on wild food plants used in Poland in 1948

  %  
  Everyone Women and children Only children Only women Only adults Men and children NUMBER OF ANSWERS
Vaccinium myrtillus 55 36 9     22
Rubus idaeus 54 31 15     13
Fragaria vesca 48 39 13     23
Armoracia rusticana 45 18 9 18 9   11
Vaccinium vitis-idaea 38 50 13     16
Rubus subgenus Rubus 30 35 35     23
Corylus avellana 29 7 36    29 14
Rumex spp. 23 45 30 3    40
Prunus spinosa 20 10 60 10    10
Chenopodium album 18 36 9 36    22
Urtica spp. 18 23   45 14   22
Oxalis spp. 8   92     13
MEAN 31 31 24 10 2 2 229