Cukurova region, located in 37°19'N latitude, extends from the Hatay province in the east to the i~el province in the west; from the Mediterranean Sea in the south to the Tourus Mountains in the north. It has 1.2 million hectares arable land; 1.1 million ha of land is used for growing field crops. Cukurova region has the most productive land of Turkey. For this reason, more than 50% of the arable land is irrigated and main crops are cotton and wheat.
Arioglu, H. Halis
"Research Notes : Turkey : Research on growing possibilities of some determinate soybean varieties as a second crop in Cukurova, Turkey,"
Soybean Genetics Newsletter: Vol. 14
, Article 30.
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