EXAMINATION OF THE WOODY PLANT DIVERSITY IN THE BESKAYALAR AND BALLIKAYALAR NATURAL PARKS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF FLORA TOURISM


ZENCİRKIRAN M. , ENDER ALTAY E. , Eraslan E., Cetiner S., Gorur A., Tanriverdi D. O. , ...More

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.27, no.7, pp.4813-4821, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Title of Journal : FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.4813-4821

Abstract

Turkey has a rather important place for flora or botanic tourism with its plant diversity resources and there has been a substantial rise in the number of activities realized within this scope in recent years. Within this scope, it is extremely important to elaborate on these resource areas included within the geography of our country for flora tourism activities and reveal their potentials in terms of sustainability. In this study, the Beskayalar and Ballikayalar Natural Parks included within the protected area system of our country were examined and their woody plant potentials tried to be revealed within the scope of the flora tourism values. The obtained results indicated that both natural parks were satisfactorily good for the flora or botanic tourism activities thanks to the presence of woody taxon, but there was more taxon diversity in the Beskayalar natural park.