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FIRST GENE EDITED WHEAT TRIALS GET THE GO AHEAD IN UK…

The British government has granted permission for a series of field trials of gene edited wheat for the first time in Europe, marking a significant move away from the EU’s stance on the matter. After the green light from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), trials will be carried out by …

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DR. NEVZAT BİRİŞİK: CLIMATE CHANGE WILL TRANSFORM AGRICULTURAL DIVERSITY AND FARMING CULTURE

Dr. Nevzat Birişik, General Director of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, said that it will not be possible to continue the usual varieties and cultivation culture in the same way due to climate change. Dr. Nevzat Birişik said, “Climate change shows us that …

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TRITICALE BECOMES AN ALTERNATIVE TO WHEAT IN SIVAS REGION…

Triticale, an alternative to wheat in Sivas (a Central Anatolian province of Turkey) made its producer happy despite the drought. Despite the drought across the country and the agricultural frost in Sivas in May, around 3 thousand tonnes of crops are expected in triticale. Ulaş Agricultural Enterprise In Sivas, where …

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FERSAN STARTS THE HARVEST PERIOD WHILE PRODUCING 22 MILLION LITRES OF VINEGAR…

Press release… Jalapeños from Gördes and Bayındır. Cucumber from Burdur, Akhisar, Afyon Sandıklı regions… Fersan, which produces 22 million litres of vinegar per year and has planting areas in 5 different regions, has started the harvest period in Cucumber and Jalapeño production with 3 million tonnes of seeds. In Fersan’s …

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MUSTAFA ÖZEN: WE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE ÇEŞME MELON UNIQUE TO THAT REGION

Press release… The harvest of “Çeşme Melon”, which has been grown with heirloom (ancestral) seeds for centuries in Çeşme District, continues. İzmir Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry, Mustafa Özen, also attended the harvest of Çeşme Melon, which has a unique aroma and can last for 5-6 months after harvesting, …

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YILDIRAY GENÇER: WE AIM TO CARRY THE TURKISH SEED INDUSTRY MUCH FURTHER

Press release… Yıldıray Gençer, Chairperson of Turkish Sub-Union of Seed Industrialists and Producers (TSÜAB), in the wake of their Ordinary General Assembly, released a statement and extended his thanks… Dear Members and Esteemed Stakeholders; As always, we left behind our 13th Ordinary General Assembly, which we had to postpone due …

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DR. NEVZAT BİRİŞİK: WORKS CONTINUE ON NEW GRAIN VARIETIES FIGHTING GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

New grain varieties come into play in the fight against global climate change… Efforts are made to contribute to reducing the risks arising from global climate change by developing new grain varieties. While global climate change poses a threat to the world, solutions are sought to reduce the risks through …

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TURKISH BUSINESS WORLD TO MOBILIZE ON ‘SAPLINGS’ DONATION!

With wildfires ravaging Turkey, killing at least eight people and burning thousands of square meters of forests, the Turkish Forestry Ministry has announced that “new plantations will be made as the rain will start by the end of October.” The announcement directed individuals, public institutions, universities and the country’s business world …

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GENOME EDITING FOR FOOD: HOW DO PEOPLE REACT?

A research team from the University of Göttingen and the University of British Columbia (Canada) has investigated how people in five different countries react to various usages of genome editing in agriculture. The researchers looked at which uses are accepted and how the risks and benefits of the new breeding …

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SELÇUK BOROVALI: CEPHALARIA PLANT IS HIGHLY SUITABLE FOR BIODIESEL PRODUCTION

Successful results have been obtained in the studies to create a national seed stock for oilseed plants, carried out in cooperation with the Research Institutes of the DB Agricultural Energy and the Ministry of Agriculture. Cephalaria Field Day For the first time in the world, the cephalaria (pelemir) plant, whose …

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