A review on energy use for sustainable development in agriculture sector of Turkey


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ÖZTÜRK H. H.

Global Journal of Agricultural Research and Reviews, no.3, pp.121-137, 2015 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : Global Journal of Agricultural Research and Reviews
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-137

Abstract

In this review, the energy consumption is examined in agricultural sector of Turkey. Several indicators are defined to evaluate for energy consumption in agriculture and some considerations are made taking into account these indicators. Energy conservation measures for the agricultural sector and suggestions for energy use are given. Energy used per cultivated area in Turkish agriculture is calculated as 82245.95 TOE/TL in the period of 2000-1010 years. Petroleum and electrical energy consumed per cultivated area in Turkish agriculture was 3996.83 thousand TOE and 4991 GWh respectively, in the period of 2000-2010 years.