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Cover for Organic agriculture and national legislation in Turkey.

Turkey is one of the most suitable countries for organic agriculture due to its ecological and climatological conditions. Organic agriculture in Turkey started in the 1980s due to demand from importing countries. Dried sultanas, apricots and figs were the first exported crops grown organically....

Author(s)
Özkan, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Irrigation and river basin management: options for governance and institutions.

As water scarcity increases, pressure to reallocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts. With this mounting pressure comes the need for institutional arrangements that can manage and accommodate shifts to higher value uses of water. These changes in resource allocation patterns have...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing river basins: lessons from experience.

This paper provides a comparison among different case studies on river management involving six basins from six different countries: Neste located in France, Central Valley in California (USA), Lerma-Chapala in Mexico, Olifants in South Africa, Dong Nai in Vietnam, and Gediz in Turkey. The...

Author(s)
Svendsen, M.; Wester, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996721)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In situ</i> conservation of wild species related to crop plants: the case of Turkey.

This paper discusses the in situ conservation project of Turkey which targets the conservation of wild relatives of crop species and other selected plants with significant genetic variability. This project is thought to be the first attempt to integrate the various components of in situ...

Author(s)
Tan, A.; Tan, A. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995229)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics of water productivity in managing water for agriculture.

This paper discusses some of the concepts and complexities in economic analyses related to increasing water productivity, provides some examples and determines what it implies regarding the potential for increasing water productivity. The chapter is divided into three main sections. The first...

Author(s)
Barker, R.; Dawe, D.; Inocencio, A.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
Type
Book chapter

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