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“Türkiye is not dependent on any country for seeds!”

Hacı Ömer Güler, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Seed Growers Association, stated that Türkiye is not dependent on Israel for seeds and that the cessation of trade with Israel will not have a negative impact on the country. Güler also emphasised that Türkiye’s seed sector is …

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Yıldıray Gençer: Türkiye exports seeds to 100 countries

Yıldıray Gençer, the Chairperson of the Sub-Union of the Seed Industrialists and Producers, stated that the Turkish seed sector has a strong structure. Yıldıray Gençer “We not only produce our own seeds. We export seeds to over 100 countries. In 2023, we exported 326.8 million dollars against 249.6 million dollars …

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Türkiye amasses 120,000 types of seeds in gene banks…

Some 120,000 genetic specimens are kept under protection in the country’s two seed gene banks, Agriculture and Forestry Minister İbrahim Yumaklı has said. İbrahim Yumaklı During his visit to the Turkish seed bank in the capital Ankara, one of the two seed banks operating under the General Directorate of Agricultural …

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Yıldıray Gençer: Tomato price could jump to 250 liras if the production carried out only with ancestral seeds!

Yıldıray Gençer, Head of the Sub-Union of the Seed Industrialists and Producers (TSÜAB), said that as seed industrialists, they give great support to local varieties, but warned that if the entire production is carried out with ancestral seeds with low productivity, tomato, which is 50 liras today, could jump to …

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Türkiye’s first domestic sugar beet seed registered!

Two types of domestic and national sugar beet seeds produced within the scope of the project carried out in cooperation with Türkşeker, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University and Kastamonu University were registered. Domestic beet seeds, the production of which has started, will meet with farmers next year. In recent years, …

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“Ninety-seven percent of the seeds are produced in the country”

Türkiye is in the top 10 across the world! Minister of Agriculture and Forestry İbrahim Yumaklı stated that Türkiye is among the top 10 countries in the world in seed production and said, “97 kilograms of every 100 kilograms of seeds used in Türkiye are produced in the soil of …

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Indigenous seeds leave its mark on Turkish agriculture…

Agriculture is done with local seed; domestic seed stamp on production… With 911 indigenous seeds, Türkiye reduced the dependence of farmers on foreign seeds while protecting its biological wealth. In Türkiye, 57 per cent of bread wheat, 63 per cent of durum wheat, 68 per cent of barley, 50 per …

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“350 thousand tonnes of input brought abundance in sunflower seed and oil”

Press release… Ahmet Tiryakioğlu, Chairman of the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM) Cereals, Pulses, Oil Seeds and Products Sector Board, said that that such periods, when global prices decline while production increases, also provide opportunities for raw material imports. Sunflower seed “Sunflower seed is more abundant compared to previous years. Considering …

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Ahmet Güldal: Türkiye has reached a valuable point in seed production

General Manager of Turkish Grain Board (TMO) Ahmet Güldal, said that the breeding works carried out in seed highly contributed to farmers and production. Ahmet Güldal “The legal regulations and supports provided have been very effective, but the biggest effect is in breeding studies. Then the efforts of our colleagues …

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Eastern Mediterranean accounts for 50 percent of orange production in Türkiye…

ORANGES PURCHASED FOR 5 TL IN THE GARDEN… In the Eastern Mediterranean region, where Türkiye’s major production centres are located, the orange harvest started in December. Half of the approximately 1 million 300 thousand tonnes of oranges produced throughout the country are grown in orchards in Hatay, Adana, Mersin, Osmaniye …

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