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ECOLOGICAL TABLE GRAPE PRODUCTION IN TURKEY

Tangolar, Semih; Akca, E.; Kìraz, M.E.; Tangolar, Serpil and Melike, A. (2018) ECOLOGICAL TABLE GRAPE PRODUCTION IN TURKEY. EQA – Environmental quality, 31, pp. 33-39.

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Summary

The organic (ecologic-biologic) agricultural practices in Turkey began in 1985 with organic raisins and dried figs demand of European countries. As of 2015, 1829291 tons of organic products from 197 different products, which comprise grapes, in 515268 ha, are produced by 69967 farmers. Currently, the number of registered enterprises operating in organic agriculture is over 1500. As in the entire in world and in Turkey, the share of organic production in grape production is increasing. Organic grape production is carried out in 10645 ha area in Turkey. This amount constitutes approximately 2.3% of the total grape production area in Turkey. Organic grape is the second major product of Turkey export, and the export share of organic products in recent years is increased to 20-30%. The share of the organic table grape production in total organic grape production is an increasing trend and the studies in this direction are continuing.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Viticulture; organic farming; grape growing
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems
Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries > Viticulture
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic Plus > ReSolVe
ISSN:2281-4485
DOI:10.6092/issn.2281-4485/7895
Deposited By: Priori, Simone
ID Code:33469
Deposited On:06 Jul 2018 13:47
Last Modified:06 Jul 2018 13:47
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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