TAREKS, a subsidiary of the Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, which is a public institution, has started its R&D activities in 1987 and gives new varieties to Turkey in different features and different types.
In 2017, the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Livestock has registered TAREKS’s main products ALBAYRAK and LILA maize varieties. In 2018, the new maize variety “TK DORUK” was registered. With TK DORUK, the number of varieties of TAREKS reached to 60. The remaining 14 species are expected to meet the farmer in the coming years. Continue reading