The Effect of Fertilizers Used in Wheat Production on the Carbon Foot Print in Türkiye




Wheat, climate change, fertilizer, carbon foot print, Carbon


Wheat has played a major role in human nutrition. Although its cultivation is extremely effortless, studies have shown that wheat will be adversely affected by climate change. Fertilization is done to increase yield and quality in wheat planted areas in Anatolia. While fertilizing, it is necessary to pay attention to the amount applied, the time of application and the type of fertilizer. Uncontrolled fertilization harms the soil and the environment. While making the soil unproductive, it will cause greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere. This will lead to an increase in the carbon footprint of wheat production. In this study, we calculated the carbon footprint of the fertilizers used by the farmers during wheat production, depending on the amount of use.


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Kuşcu, S., & Çaktü Güler, K. (2024). The Effect of Fertilizers Used in Wheat Production on the Carbon Foot Print in Türkiye . Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 12(3), 418–422.



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