Turkey Farming Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • Talking turkey: How bird flu outbreaks are playing out

    A deadly strain of bird flu has reached the Midwest, killing or requiring hundreds of thousands of turkeys to be euthanized. Some questions and answers about the outbreak: WHAT KIND OF FLU IS THIS, EXACTLY? H5N2 is a highly contagious virus that kills commercial poultry quickly once it gets into a barn. It can spread through an infected bird's droppings or nasal discharges - yes, ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

  • Ottoman period water structures and water-related architecture: examples in Safranbolu, Turkey

    Safranbolu is known for the abundance of its water resources. The city is a unique and historic settlement that hosts very beautiful examples of traditional Turkish architecture. The city attracts both national and international tourists. In this paper, firstly the Ottoman period water supply structures of Safranbolu are described. Incekaya Aqueduct and water transmission system, also known as ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ancient water robotics and Abou-l Iz Al-Jazari

    Although water resources have been developed throughout the centuries for the service of different civilizations, at different scales and in different regions, their use in automation has been conceived only recently. Research into the history of water from an automation point of view has led to some unknown or hidden facts. Starting from the ancient Greek period before the prophet Christ and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Sacred Almone River of the Appian Way Regional Park in Rome: ancient myths, a ritual link between Rome and Asia Minor and water uses in the modern age

    Although the Almone River, which runs for 6 km between the Roman Via Latina and Via Appia, inside the present Appian Way Regional Park, is a short tributary of the Tiber River, it played a crucial role among the cults for protection of the ancient city of Rome: the rite of lavatio (a ritual washing) of the lithic symbol of the Great Mother-Cybele goddess ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Participatory fuzzy cognitive mapping analysis to evaluate the future of water in the Seyhan Basin

    Stress on the water resources of Turkey is expected to increase in the near future. This paper presents the results of a case study in one of the most important water basins in Turkey, the Seyhan Basin, where the future of the basin is estimated using a fuzzy cognitive mapping technique applied at a participatory meeting with the stakeholders. Participants envisioned that water supply, water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Turkey: Transfer of irrigation management to water users associations

    Up to the early 1980s, operations and maintenance for irrigation systems was highly centralised, but this was imposing an increasing institutional and financial burden on the government. Contributing factors were: very low ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Assessment of the performance of participatory irrigation management in Antalya, Turkey

    This study examined 29 irrigation organizations in the province of Antalya, Turkey. Sufficiency, efficiency, sustainability and producer satisfaction were used as criteria for the productivity of irrigation networks. Differences in the irrigation organizations were compared and analyzed using a number of performance indicators. It was found that the irrigation associations had an irrigation ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Turkey Power Report Q1 2013 RnR Market Research

    Despite the fact that several of Turkey's economic challenges - including a significant current account deficit, elevated inflation and high cost of credit - have not dissipated yet, various macro and sector-specific indicators signal that Turkey is undergoing a gradual rebalancing of its economy. While a sharp decline in economic activity in 2012 has taken its toll on power consumption, we ...


  • Sustainable Management of Large Scale Irrigation Systems: A Decision Support Model for Gediz Basin, Turkey

    While water on a global scale is plentiful, 97% of it is saline and 2.25% is trapped in glaciers and ice, leaving only 0.75% available in freshwater aquifers, rivers and lakes. About 70% of this fresh water is used for agricultural production, 22% for industrial purposes and 8% for domestic purposes. Increasing competition for water for domestic and industrial purposes is likely to reduce the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • A comparative analysis of Turkish and European Union environmental legislation regarding cleaner (sustainable) production concept

    The term cleaner (sustainable) production has been cited in many policy and strategy documents of the top level agency/institutions on science, technology, development, etc., in Turkey for over a decade. However, it is not sufficiently known and applied except its energy efficiency aspect in Turkey. So as to overcome this deficiency, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry supported the project ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Determinants of vehicle fuel?type preference in developing countries: a case of Turkey

    Motor vehicles play a major role in global warming. The main contribution of motor vehicles comes from the emission of carbon dioxide (CO2). This study aims to identify the factors affecting the preferences for vehicle fuel types in Turkey. To meet this objective, a survey was conducted with 1983 participants in different regions of Turkey by the DataProfil ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Foreseeable impacts of sea level rise on the southern coast of the Marmara Sea (Turkey)

    This paper represents the results of a case study of the interaction between sea level rise (SLR), subsidence and the consequences of this phenomenon on fresh water resources that may be subject to exacerbated salt-water intrusion. The possible reasons for rapid SLR at the permanent tide gauge station located on the southern coast of the Marmara Sea have been investigated based on time series ...


    By IWA Publishing

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