From a Tiny Seed: Reforestation Efforts in Turkey

Gökyigit, Nihat
December 2001
International Oaks;Dec2001, Issue 12, p95
Academic Journal
The article discusses the highlights of comments by Nihat Gökyigit of the TEMA Foundation of Turkey at the International Oak Conference. Gökyigit talked about a project that aims to plant 10 billion acorns in Turkey. TEMA is a Turkish foundation for combating soil erosion, for reforestation and the protection of natural habitat. The project was initiated in 1999 in collaboration with the ministry of forestry and is expected to be completed in 25 years.


Related Articles

  • From garden pot to kitchen pot.  // Garden;Mar2008, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p29 

    The article offers information on a talk about growing plants in pots at The Cottage Herbery in Worcestershire, England on April 29, 2008.

  • WISH YOU WERE HERE…. Beredjiklian, Norma // Garden Design;Feb/Mar99, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p21 

    The article offers information on the International Violet Association Symposium in Toulouse, France from February 26-28, 1999 and the Festival of Violets in Tourrettes Sur Loup, France on March 7, 1999.

  • Flooding, root temperature, physiology and growth of two Annona species. Maritza Ojeda // Tree Physiology;Sep2004, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p1019 

    The effects of root zone temperature (RZT) and flooding on physiology and growth of Annona glabra L. (pond apple) and A. muricata L. (soursop) were investigated. Trees planted in containers were exposed to RZTs of 5, 10, 20, 25 or 35 °C in controlled root temperature chambers. Trees at each...

  • Our Facebook Friends Write.  // Organic Gardening;Dec2013/Jan2014, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p10 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Motown to Growtown" in the October/November 2013 issue which explored a tree-planting initiative in Detroit, Michigan.

  • JOB DONE: Tree planting at community sites in Leicestershire.  // Horticulture Week;4/17/2008, p14 

    The article focuses on the planting scheme at community sites in Leicestershire, England. It states that creating greener, and more pleasant community areas has been the objective behind the scheme. A total of 600 trees are planted in Enderby and Narborough as part of a woodland initiative to...

  • Setting directions, taking control. Thomas, Gail // Australian Horticulture;Nov2008, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p28 

    The article discusses the highlights of a forum called Diversity and Directions, which was held by the Botanic Gardens of Australia and New Zealand (BGANZ) at Geelong Conference Centre, Eastern Park in Victoria in September 2008. The event focused on issues and opportunities for plantings in...

  • The Japanese Garden Pruning Workshop.  // PlantAmnesty;Winter2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p4 

    Information about the Japanese Garden Pruning Workshop by Plant Amnesty at the Kubota Garden in South Seattle, Washington is presented. Topics include a review of basic pruning methods, Japanese pruning techniques, and pruning of Japanese black pines. The workshop featured Cass Turnbull and Don...

  • FAMILY.  // Atlanta;Feb2004, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p76 

    "As Time goes By: The Evolution of the Garden" a symposium on perennial gardening which will held on February 7 at Atlanta Botanical Garden, offers answers to annoying questions such as how do one plan for an ever-fluid tapestry of plants. The Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Georgia Perennial...

  • Southern Exposure. Sparks, Brian // American Fruit Grower;Apr2007, Vol. 127 Issue 4, p8 

    The article offers information on the 50th International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) Annual Conference held in Hobart, Tasmania. It says that the intensive planting systems portion of the IFTA Conference was led off by Terence Robinson of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by comparing...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics