Report of the last meeting in Diyarbakir, Turkey: 9th – 11th April 2015

9th of April 2015

  • 9:00 meeting at the hotel Dies and transport from its zone (centre-north) to the northern region of Diyarbakır, passing through the newest part and then a traditional Kurdish village;
    • information about the modern developing area and the use of the land: traditional cultures of the farmers, technical innovation, public administration;
    • information about the village: school, traditional working activities;
    • local nature observation around water: flora and fauna (above all birds and frogs).

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Diyarbakir Plant Protection Research Station’s Agenda

  1. The institute has 15 da. experimental yard (mostly fruit trees) and the field is watered with furrow irrigation. So far we have not calculated how much water we use in a year for irrigation. The first job in this Project is to change to drip irrigation from furrow irrigation at the yard. After that, we will have saved 90% water that we use for irrigation.
    Figure1. Currently Institute fruit orchard.

    Figure1. Currently Institute fruit orchard.

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