You can find some data such as production areas, production quantities, amount and value of import-export below about ornamental plants in Turkey. Continue reading
Officials of the Union of Turkish Chambers of Agriculture (TZOB) said that 4.1 million hectares fields have been fallowed in Turkey. We are not rich enough for this. In an important parts of the fallow fields can be cultivated legume by alternation.
We have a production deficit in legumes yet. Turkey has 2.5% share of production of legumes in the world. Although we were growing legume in 20 million hectares in the 1990s, today this figure dropped Continue reading
According to authorities of the Pistachio Research Institute, it is in the Gaziantep province in Turkey (mostly grown pistachio), 2 pistachio varieties were obtained from free pollination American variety of almond seed Texas (primitive form-non-variety) in 1999. Selections conducted between 1999 and 2008.
They said that we used 300 primitive form of variety of Texas almond as seed. We selected them until 2008. Then we transferred them to genetic parcels. We gave name them “Bozkurt” and “Halitbey”. We are inspired Continue reading
There are belong to 174 family 1.251 genus, more than 12.000 species and varieties of medicinal and aromatic plants in Turkey flora. In addition Turkey is gene center of many plants.
This situation stem from different climate and ecologic conditions, three different plant geographic regions, diversity of topographic, geologic, geomorphologic and soil, distinctness of altitude between 0-5.000 meter, deep canyons, different ecosystems etc. Continue reading
A kind of hybrid pepper seed resistant of winter conditions has been started by the Faculty of Agriculture of Ondokuz Mayıs University in Samsun.
As project coordinator Professor Doctor Ahmet Balkaya says There isn’t enough vegetables seeds resistant of winter conditions in greenhouse production in Turkey. This situation cause both yield decreasing and quality reducing in vegetable productions.
Mostly early vegetable varieties using for greenhouse breeding have been imported. So Turkey pays millions of liras for these seeds. Just for earlier pepper seeds Continue reading
According to the Anadolu Agency report dated 03/09/2016 2800 years old seeds have been found.
2800 years old wheat and sesame seeds taken from an excavation in an ancient castle in Turkey’s eastern Van province are to be brought back to life.
Some ancient wheat and sesame seeds were found during the excavations, started in the Çavuştepe Castle in Continue reading
Turkey’s exports of vegetable oil and its products increase 15% than 2015 and it reach 1.2 billion USD.
Head of Association of Vegetable Oil Industrial Mr. Tahir Büyükhelvacıgil said that Turkey has important place in vegetable oil exportation.
He also state that distinctness of consumption habits are efficient in vegetable oil exports to countries. For example in the Far East or South America Continue reading
In this statistical data we will show quantities of productions of certified seeds in the important species. Data has been taken from General Directorate of Vegetative Production. Data in below table contains years between 1995 and 2015.
Table: Quantities of public and private sectors in the production of certified seeds in Turkey (tons) Continue reading