New Hope Agriculture of Turkey: Diospyros sp. (Trabzon Date, Paradise Date)
In this study, in recent years, taking its place among the popular agricultural products in Turkey Diospyros sp. (Trabzon Palm, Paradise Date) were examined as multifaceted dimensions of agriculture. Trabzon Palm, which belongs to the genus Diospyros, is cultivated with nearly 30 varieties in 3 species in our country. Diospyros agriculture, which has been growing rapidly in Anatolia in recent years, continues to be the gateway of hope for Turkish farmers. Diospyros fruit consumed especially in the domestic market is also very important in terms of health. Exports started in small quantities are increasing day by day and are rapidly moving towards becoming an alternative source of income for Turkish farmers. Diospyros plant, which has a particularly mild climate, is on its way to take its place among the important agricultural products of our country. In this study, the current situation of Diospyros agriculture in our country has been investigated economically and the potential of being an alternative source of income has been revealed to Turkish farmers.