Turkey Farming Articles

  • Characterization of extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli in Asi (Orontes) River in Turkey

    In this study, the presence of extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli in aquatic environments (the Orontes River and an urban wastewater) was investigated. Fifty-four E. coli strains resistant to cefotaxime were isolated from the river waters and nearby waste water treatment plant and screened for ESBL gene variants, different classes ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Editorial: Talking Turkey

    While pondering a title for this month’s Editorial, the phrase Let’s Talk Turkey popped into my head. Perhaps it is the double entendre, as in I will talk to you about our family recipe for turkey and stuffing. But in this case, I’m going with the meaning of talking turkey that is in the Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears: ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • MODULO used for a major project in Turkey

    Product: MODULO. MODULO is a single-use formwork that eliminates rising damp and RADON GAS, that naturally exists in the soil in most parts of the world.  Application: filling of foundations and slabs  Project: Sheraton Grand Samsun Hotal Modulo was used for the filling of the slabs and foundations of Sheraton Grand Samsun ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Grapes Dehydration for Raisins Production in Turkey

    Raisins are produced commercially by drying harvested grape berries. In order for a grape berry to dry, water inside the grape must be removed completely from the interior of the cells onto the surface of the grape where the water droplets can evaporate. However, this diffusion process is very difficult because the grape skin contains wax in its cuticle, which prevents the water from passing ...


    By Azeus Food Machinery

  • Turkey Onion Processing

    Onion processing in Turkey can bring lots of benefits like wide application, long service life, cheap price, substantial market and etc.. . Onions are the daily consumption vegetable in Turkey. Besides being cooked in the cuisine, onions are often processed in different types. The most common type is onion dehydration in Turkey. Roughly 9kg of fresh onions yield 1 kg of dehydrated onions. ...


    By Amisy Machinery

  • Satellite-based estimation of actual evapotranspiration in the Buyuk Menderes Basin, Turkey

    Evapotranspiration (ET) is one of the most important components of the hydrological cycle, but it is often the most difficult variable to determine at basin scale. Traditionally, ET is estimated using point-based measurements collected at meteorological stations, but the non-spatial nature of these measurements often leads to significant errors when utilized at watershed ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Modifying Hargreaves–Samani equation with meteorological variables for estimation of reference evapotranspiration in Turkey

    The Food and Agriculture Organization advocates the Penman–Monteith (FAO-56 PM) equation as the standard model for estimation of the reference evapotranspiration (ET0) because it is considered to have better accuracy. However, in regions where meteorological variables such as solar radiation, wind speed, and relative humidity are not gauged, the Hargreaves–Samani (HS) equation is ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Taking a Tour to Turkey!!

    The most highlights of any place are counted with the number of tourists destinations there. And when it comes to Greece, there are many. Millions of people plan tours to turkey and other Mediterranean countries. There are many affordable Greece island tours which are mainly known for relaxation and fun all over the world. Welcoming healthy atmosphere, perfect climate and great food all together ...


  • Spatial and temporal changes at Tuzla (Palas) Lake in Turkey

    Saline lakes are widespread throughout the arid and semi-arid regions of the world and have considerable ecological importance. They are also very vulnerable to climatic changes or changes in their hydrological regimes. Most saline lakes of Turkey are close to the verge of extinction due to natural and anthropogenic impacts. This study analyzes the spatial and temporal changes at a relatively ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ionic composition of aerosols at Northwestern Turkey

    In this study, ionic compositions of 350 aerosol samples collected between April 2006 and May 2008 in a rural area at Northwestern Turkey (Black Sea coast of Turkey) were discussed. Ions accounted for approximately 30% of PM mass. Contributions of secondary aerosol species (NO3−, SO4 ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Is fiscal policy really sustainable in Turkey? A reexamination

    The primary purpose of this paper is to reexamine empirically the sustainability of fiscal policy in Turkey and to identify whether it is strong or weak for the 1975–2012 period. In the paper, we followed the model of Hakkio and Rush (1991) along with its developed version by Quintos (1995). Unlike a large number of previous studies, in this paper we attempted to examine decomposed effects of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Geotex® 801 Soil helps tame road through the wilderness case study

    The National Wild Turkey Federation has over 800,000 members that are involved with maintaining camps and grounds across the United States. This requires traversing un-paved roads in order to gain access to remote areas, while complying with wildlife agencies rules and regulations. This particular hunting ground posed significant challenges. The best solution to the problem of soft soils and a ...

  • Climate change and water resources in Turkey: a review

    There is a close link between climate change and water resources owing to the strong relationship between climate and hydrology. Effects of climate change on water availability have potential to impact water supply for domestic, agricultural, industrial, environmental, and hydro-electricity generation purposes in Turkey. Thereby, it is necessary to develop hydro-meteorological impact studies in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Protection of nature and biological diversity in Turkey

    This paper focuses on the Turkish legislation regarding protection of nature and biological diversity. As it is known, biological resources are vital for the humanity's survival and for the economic and social development of nations. However, biological diversity is under threat around the world. Nevertheless issues regarding food, clean water, healthy environment, production and consumption are ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Calculation of HC, CO and NO
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    from civil aviation in Turkey in 2012

    To meet the growing demand for air transport, airline companies doubled their aircraft numbers in Turkey, where civil aviation activities have shown great development in recent years. This increase in aircraft numbers resulted in an emission problem. Considering its impact on regional air quality, the growing emission amounts are at a non–negligible level. We especially take the busiest airports ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A GIS-based analysis of the potential for freight villages in Turkey

    Over the last decade, significant growth has been realised in the sector of the maritime container traffic in Turkey, but moving freight towards the hinterland by rail is still a major problem. In addition to the liberalisation of the Turkish State Railways and the national development plans towards enhancing transport network, intermodal terminals (freight villages) are also being constructed. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Comparing forest sites classifications using two different satellite images and ground measurements in Eastern Turkey

    This study aims to determine forest sites using direct, indirect and remote sensing (RS) methods (Landsat 7 ETM+ and IKONOS images) for Ardahan-Yalnızçam Forest of 12149.23 ha with 63 sample plots (1637,8 ha). Four different forest site classes of dry, moderate fresh, fresh and moist were determined in direct method whereas three site index (SI) classes; good (SI = I – II), medium ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 3 Things To Think About Before Buying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

    Thanksgiving is time for celebration of family, football, and friends, sandwiched between platters of turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie. But when you head out to pick up those last minute ingredients for your Thanksgiving feast, you may want to consider just how much food won’t get eaten at your table. Recent ...

  • Temporal variations of BTX compounds in Bursa/Turkey atmosphere

    Ambient concentrations of C2–C12 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were measured at Bursa, which is the fourth largest city of Turkey. Two measurement campaigns were carried out between September 14 to November 6, 2005 and March 17 to May 10, 2006. Fifty one VOCs were regularly determined in each chromatogram. However, only BTX compounds are discussed in this study. Concentrations of BTX ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Temperature distribution and the cooling effects on three urban parks in Ankara, Turkey

    In this study, the effects of urban parks on temperature were investigated in the case of three urban parks (Altınpark, Gençlik Park and Kurtuluş Park) of different sizes and supporting different plant densities and distributions in urban areas of Ankara City, Turkey. Local microscale temperature changes caused by green areas within park boundaries and park vicinities exhibited differences ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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