AN ASSESSMENT OF FOREST FRUITS FROM ARAD COUNTY
Non-wood forest products had and still have an extremely important role in the life of local communities. Romania has a very varied relief so that the assortment of species and types of forests are also varied. The present study focused on Arad County where the most important categories of non-wood products were identified. In this case, they belong to the forest fruit category. As such, eight forest fruits were selected and were then hierarchized based on 19 criteria. The general conclusion was that the most important forest fruits from Arad County are hawthorn, raspberry and forest hazelnut.