Turkish seed sector gave foreign trade surplus in exports

Updated Oct 1, 2023
Seed Industrialists and Producers Sub-Union (TSÜAB) President Yıldıray Gençer stated that the Turkish seed industry, which exports to more than 100 countries, managed to achieve a foreign trade surplus for the first time last year.
Gençer, who came to Edirne for the Balkan Seed Workshop hosted by Trakya University, told the AA correspondent that the Turkish seed industry has reached a very good point with the breakthroughs made over the years. Stating that 1100 seed companies in Turkey produce at world standards, Gençer said, "Turkey is a country that exports seeds to more than 100 countries and is a net exporter in the sector. We have a certified seed production of approximately 1.5 million tons. We want to increase this even further." We desire." said. "We have very important varieties that make a name for themselves in the world" Gençer stated that climate change affects agricultural production all over the world, and therefore they are doing important work to develop seed varieties that are resistant to adverse conditions. Gençer said that Turkish companies introduce different types of seeds to agriculture every year and said: "Stress conditions are increasing, water-related problems are starting. We, ...
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