General over-view of forest establishment in Turkey

  • Nebi Bilir Forestry Faculty of Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Keywords: Afforestation, Forest establishment, Regeneration, Plantation, Inventory

Abstract

Turkey has 9.64 million hectares of unproductive forests 43% of the total forest area according, to 2016’ forest inventory. Forest establishment including afforestation, reforestation, rehabilitation and private plantation is the most important method to convert unproductive forest into productive ones, and also to increase present productivity of product forest by improved seed and seedling materials. Turkish forest establishment is examined based on past, present, and future perspectives according to forest inventory from 1946 to 2015 in the present study to contribute present and future establishment.

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Author Biography

Nebi Bilir, Forestry Faculty of Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Professor at Faculty of Forestry, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey. Prof. Bilir has 28 national and 69 international published papers.

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Published
2017-06-30
Section
Review articles