An assessment of a Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) plantation in the high mountain forest region in Artvin, Turkey
Olmez, Z.; Yahyaoglu, Z.
Research for rural development International scientific conference proceedings, Jelgava, Latvia, 19-22 May 2005: 234-237
Turkey is a mountainous country with many high mountains. Recent estimations show that there are approximately 20.7 million ha afforested area in Turkey, covering 25.8% of the total land area. However, little over half of this forested area is classified as unproductive (51.7%). Artvin is located in the North Eastern Blacksea part of Turkey and is the home of a very rich biological diversity.