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The Effects of Good Agricultural Practises On Energy Use Effectiveness On Mandarin Production and Environmental

  • Metin DağtekinEmail author
  • M. Emin Bilgili
  • Abdullah Beyaz
Original Article


In this study, Good Agricultural Practices for mandarin production and their effects on the efficient energy use and environmental were examined. This paper presents the results of a survey conducted in the Adana province between January and February 2017. Data used in this study were obtained from 87 farmers and consultant engineers who practice good agriculture in mandarin production using a face-to-face interview method. In this research, the total energy requirement for the mandarin production was 4686.46 MJ kg−1. The energy use efficiency indicator, efficiency and specific energy values were 1.92, 0.52 kg MJ−1 and 0.92 MJ kg−1 respectively. As a result of the research, renewable energy ratio was determined as 7.79%, and non-renewable energy ratio was determined as 86.17% in the total energy input. When the effects of the survey are compared with those of the literature, it shows that good farming practices in Turkey affect energy efficiency and environmental expectations in production positively, albeit at a depressed point.


Good Agricultural Practices Mandarin Energy inputs Adana 

Auswirkungen der guten landwirtschaftlichen Praxis auf die Effizienz des Energieeinsatzes im Hinblick auf Mandarinenproduktion und Umwelt


Gute gärtnerische Praxis Mandarinen Energieeinsatz Adana 


Conflict of interest

M. Dağtekin, M. E. Bilgili and A. Beyaz declare that they have no competing interests.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Metin Dağtekin
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Emin Bilgili
    • 2
  • Abdullah Beyaz
    • 3
  1. 1.Ceyhan Technical CollegeCukurova UniversityCeyhan, AdanaTurkey
  2. 2.DirectorateEastern Mediterranean Agricultural Research InstituteAdanaTurkey
  3. 3.Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Machinery and Technologies EngineeringAnkara UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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