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“TURKISH SEED COMPANIES CAN TURN NEIGHBOURS’ LIMITED R&D INVESTMENTS INTO OPPORTUNITIES”

Every country has to increase its yield per unit area due to its increasing population, increasing annual calorie requirement per capita, shrinking planting areas and global warming. Factors such as seed, fertilizer, water and agrochemicals are critical in increasing yield in crop production. Of these, seed comes first in terms …

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MAY SEED TAKES EXEMPLARY PRECUTIONS DURING PANDEMIC…

MAY Seed Took Exemplary Precautions in Covid-19 pandemy when importance of agricultural production became apparent both in Turkey and abroad, MAY Seed that is the pioneering seed producer of Turkey continued with its breeding, production, and domestic and international marketing processes without interruption thanks to the precautions it had taken.  …

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HALİS, NEW BREAD WHEAT VARIETY OF TURKEY INTRODUCED IN KONYA…

In the field harvest day held in Konya province, Halis Bread Wheat variety was introduced to farmers, flour industrialists of Konya, officials of public and private organizations and to agricultural stakeholders. While the increase in food consumption draws attention along with the pandemic, the importance of agriculture and agricultural production …

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“SEED EXPORTS SOARED 8 TIMES IN THE LAST 15 YEARS”

Sub-Union of Seed Industrialists and Producers (TSÜAB) Chairman Dr. Ahmet Yılmaz made a statement and said that the seed sector in Turkey gained momentum by the contribution of private sector after 1980s. Stating that they serve Turkish agriculture with 961 members as TSÜAB, Dr. Yılmaz noted that the seed law …

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“LET’S ADOPT LOCAL AND NATIONAL SEEDS”

Press release… Within the scope of the protocol signed between TAGEM (General Directorate of Agricultural Researches and Policies) and TSÜAB (Sub-Union of Seed Industrialists and Producers), the launch of the project named, “Let no farmer left behind reaching local and national seeds” held in Kayseri province. Speaking at the opening …

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“WE FOCUS ON SEED BREEDING IN DOMESTIC MARKET”

HEKTAŞ purchased the production and sales right of Pehlivan07 hybrid silage corn variety from TAGEM, the General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. HEKTAŞ General Manager Levent Ortakçıer stated that they focus on seed breeding in the domestic market. Levent Ortakçıer, OYAK Agriculture …

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TSÜAB HELD A SEMINAR FOR SEED CERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS…

“SEED CERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN EXPLAINED ONLINE” In the seminars organized by TSÜAB (Sub Union of Seed Industrialists and Producers), the topic of Seed Certification 2020 Proclamation Applications was explained online. Following the priority of Turkey’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) struggle, the proclamation procedures were transferred to the electronic format upon the …

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SAVAŞ AKCAN: WE EXPORT SEEDS TO 91 COUNTRIES

During the online press conference organized by the Turkey Seed Growers’ Association (TÜRKTOB) and the Association of Economics Journalists, various issues related to seeding and agriculture were discussed. Stating that a great number of needs are met in various fields through national seeds that are bred and developed from domestic …

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BLACK WATERMELON, FLAVOUR OF FERTILE LANDS REVIVES AGAIN IN EPHESUS FIELD…

Press release… By saying “May all Turkey sow”, Filiz Ceritoğlu Şengel, Mayor of Selçuk (a district of İzmir province), who announces ‘Mother Earth’s Call’ throughout Turkey sowed watermelon of Gelemer variety in the Efes (Ephesus) field. Gelemer variety Efes-Selçuk Watermelon, which has been one of the agricultural richnesses of the …

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HEIRLOOM SEEDS COLLECTED BY THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY AS THE NUMBER REACHES TO 1131…

With the “Local Seed Meetings” project, heirloom local seed varieties, which are in the hands of  farmers, have been taken under protection in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Thanks to this project launched under the auspices of Emine Erdoğan, the wife of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 1131 heirloom local …

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