PROBLEMS REGARDING INPUT USE AND MARKETING STRUCTURE OF FARMS INVOLVED IN GREENHOUSE CULTIVATING IN HIGHLAND CONDITIONS: THE SAMPLE OF ANTALYA CITY'S ELMALI DISTRICT


BAŞBUĞ T., Gul M.

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS-SERIES MANAGEMENT ECONOMIC ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, cilt.16, ss.27-35, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 16 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: SCIENTIFIC PAPERS-SERIES MANAGEMENT ECONOMIC ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.27-35

Özet

The present study was aimed to determine the problems regarding the input use and marketing structure of the enterprises involved in greenhouse cultivating in Antalya, Elmali District. Within this scope, the study was conducted in Golova, Cukurelma, Salur, Eskisar, Zumrutova neighbourhood of Elmali strict intensely involved in greenhouse cultivating in Antalya, Elmali district sample. The data used in the study was obtained from 90 enterprises involved in greenhouse activities through the layered sampling Neyman method. The acquired data represents the 2015 production season. The farms involved in greenhouse cultivating in highland conditions in Antalya, Elmali district was divided into 3 groups based on the size of greenhouse fields. According to the data obtained from the study, the share of enterprises' total gross value of production of greenhouse cultivating was calculated as 52.59 percent. Tomato comes first in the greenhouse cultivating in the research field. It was followed by cucumber. Additionally, a small amount of pepper and eggplant was cultivated. Farms market the products mostly to the commissioners and merchants. Some of the farms markets the products in Istanbul and Antalya markets which are away from the production site and this situation causes a significant marketing cost. The greenhouse cultivating provides an important income in the region and this growth trend is expected to continue. Informing producers about the input use, popularizing the producer union and ensuring the compliance with GAP were essential in the healthy development of the business.