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2014 | IV/1 |
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Determination of the potential fig (Ficus carica L.) and chestnut (Castanea sativa) production fields with the use of geographic information system in the Kosk district of Aydin province

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In order to enhance the contribution of fig to the national economy and to raise farmers’ income level, it is necessary to encourage further cultivation of fig and direct farmers to fig production instead of alternative products. Most of the areas suitable for chestnut production are forestlands. There are orchards arranged with oak and chestnut trees with oak being predominant. Chestnut population in these areas should be increased. Cultivation area of this product that has many fields of use needs to be extended. Directing farmers to products that are storable in medium term with a broad market and high income is important both for the national economy and the farmers. The purpose of the present study is to remind producers the significance of two important products: fig and chestnut in the Kosk district of the Aydin province, Turkey, and to determine the areas suitable for growing these products within the study area. For this purpose the questioning and analysis features of GIS was employed. In this study, rainfall, temperature, soil texture, slope, elevation, wind direction, were taken into account to identify appropriate fields. As a result, approximately area of 13886 hectare of fig production and 3430.7 hectare of chestnut production were found as suitable area.
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p.1077-1088,fig.,ref.
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  • Directorate of Agriculture District in Karaisali, Aydin, Turkey
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  • Agriculture Faculty, University of Suleyman Demirel, Isparta, Turkey
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