BIO Web of Conferences
Volume 5, 201538th World Congress of Vine and Wine (Part 1)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Safety and Health|
|Published online||30 July 2015|
An analysis of relationship between food safety and pesticides usages of grape growers in Manisa province
1 Manisa Viticulture Research Station Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Manisa, Turkey
2 Aegean University, Faculty of Agriculture, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Izmir, Turkey
This study was carried out in Manisa which has the largest vineyard areas and grape production of Turkey. In this research, awareness of environment and pesticide using attitudes of growers and effects on food safety of pesticides were investigated. Main data of the study was collected by survey from 117 grape growers which are settled in Manisa province where sultana production is very widespread. Applying Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), for reaching quality raisin and table grape target, conventional and environment friendly pesticides preference priorities were estimated. The AHP was applied to determine conventional and environment friendly pesticides usages of grape growers related to food safety. As a conclusion, it is understood that this target could be reached with 66.8% using environment friendly pesticides.
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