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Consortium Search for Sustainable Farming Systems under Mediterranean Environmental Constraints
Topic 2.2.1 (RIA) Up-scaling field practices based on organic agriculture to increase ecosystem services and biodiversity, to adapt the small farming systems to climate change and to increase farmers incomes
Toros Agri wants to be a partner of a “Prima 2021 Call” project proposal which is related to Environmentally Friendly Fertilizers (EFFs) and greenhouse/field trials. Toros Tarım are planning to work on the recycling organic waste and organic/organomineral fertilizer production.
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Toros Agri, the flagship company of TEKFEN Agri-Industry Group, was founded in 1974 to operate mainly in the agricultural inputs sector, accounting for 38% of the total installed production capacity of Turkey in the fertilizer industry. The Company ranks 52nd in the list of Top 500 Largest Industrial Enterprises of Turkey for 2019 as announced by Istanbul Chamber of Industry. Toros Agri is the largest fertilizer producer of Turkey in terms of total installed production capacity and market share.
Toros Agri R&D Centre is established in Mersin Production Plant to improve its product portfolio with new techniques and innovations in the field of Plant Nutrition. R&D group is responsible of developing new fertilizers and application methods for different crops. National and international cooperation projects are carried out with researchers from many different disciplines such as chemistry, agriculture, biotechnology, physics, molecular biology and genetics.
The R&D group is responsible for developing new fertilizers and application methods for different products and carries out various research and development activities in order to find creative and permanent solutions to existing problems in fertilizer production. Quality studies and research experiment continue in the chemistry laboratory. Apart from industrial scale production, pilot scale applications of fertilizers are performed by designing and installing different equipment. Field trials are conducting in different cropping types at different regions of Turkey with farmers. Besides, greenhouse study has been started to operate and pot experiments are carried out for a new fertilizer formula. In addition to all these, Toros Tarım take part in various scientific organizations and following and directing research and development activities for the current industry.
Toros Agri have 3 different production facilities located in Adana, Mersin and Samsun for chemical fertilizers and 1 production facility in Balıkesir for organic fertilizers. Toros Agri produces compound, nitrogenous, organic, organomineral and water-soluble fertilizer products.
The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area will devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth
The PRIMA programme is an Art.185 initiative supported and funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
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