The ways to improve the inputs productivity in Turkish agriculture

Cetin B.

International Conference on Trends in Agricultural Engineering, PRAGUE, Czech Republic, 15 - 17 September 1999, pp.131-134 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: PRAGUE
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-134
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


There are 23.5 million hectares of the agricultural land in Turkey. However the size structures of farms is very unfavorable. The majority (62%) of the agricultural land is isolated on farms below 20 hectares. The average size of farm in Turkey is now about 5.7 hectares. The size structure of farms impede the improvement of the efficiency of the production factors such as land, labour and capital which are the most deficit factors in Turkey as in the other developing countries.