Turkiye: With seeds acquired from the sister country, the quality of California pepper production increased

Fresh Bell Pepper
Published Feb 23, 2024

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Agricultural Engineer İsmail Kelce has reported that California pepper, a high-value crop, is being cultivated in Antalya, Turkey, using seeds produced in Azerbaijan. These seeds are preferred for their quality and disease resistance, making them more efficient for export. The peppers are primarily exported to European countries such as Romania, Poland, Ukraine, and Russia. Despite falling prices, Kelce stressed the need to maintain production levels to protect market share.
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California pepper, produced in Aksu district of Antalya, Turkey's most important greenhouse agriculture region, gained diversity with the seeds produced in sister country Azerbaijan. In Antalya, the capital of greenhouse agriculture, 90 percent of the California pepper produced throughout the country is grown in Aksu district. Products such as tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, cucumber and pepper have been replaced by California pepper, which is known to have a high economic cycle, in recent years. Agricultural Engineer İsmail Kelce said that the California seed coming from the sister country Azerbaijan is more efficient for export due to its quality and resistance to diseases. “Quality efficiency” Noting that they primarily export to European countries, Agricultural Engineer İsmail Kelce said, “We are in the California pepper greenhouse. Planting was done in an area of 8 thousand 500 square meters. A newly tried variety. We have been trying this variety for 3 years. We will like its ...
Source: Iha
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