Viticulture Studies     (Pages: 001-014)

Relation Of Vineyardists in Thrace With Publishers And Researchers

Mehmet Ali KİRACI 1 ,Mehmet Ali ŞENOL 1 ,Turgay KIRAN 1

1 Viticulture Research Institute, Tekirdağ, Türkiye DOI : 10.52001/vis.2023.15.1.14 Viewed : 42 - Downloaded : 34 It is aimed to determine the viticulture-oriented relations of the farmer/viticulture enterprises growing grape in Thrace (Tekirdağ, Edirne, Kırklareli and Çanakkale provinces) with the extension organization and research institutions and their contribution to the local viticulture in this study. Field studies/surveys were carried out with the participation of the local viticulture farmers, public and private publishers, and University Lecturers and Research Institute research staff in the region researching viticulture.

According to the results of the study, in the Provincial/District Directorates of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the time that a publisher responsible for the extension activities related to viticulture can allocate to the publication activities related to viticulture is 49.2 minutes/day within a daily (8 hours) working time. Researcher-Farmer relations were weak, Publisher-Farmer relations were moderate, Researcher-Publisher relations were weak. Keywords : Thrace Viticulture Extension Farmer Research