Horticultural Studies (HortiS) 2003, Vol 20, Num, 1     (Pages: 19-26)

A NEW APPROACH TO STUDY SOIL GREDATION USED FOR LAND CONSOLIDATION

E.Işıl DEMİRTAŞ 1 ,Mustafa SARI 2 ,N.Kemal SÖNMEZ 1 ,Sevda ALTUNBAŞ 2

1 Narenciye ve Seracılık Araştırma Enstitüsü,Antalya, TÜRKİYE
2 Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi, Toprak Bölümü, Antalya, TÜRKİYE
Viewed : 1543 - Downloaded : 1002 In this study agricultural lands of Osmankalfalar village (Korkuteli) have been graded şenol Land Evaluation Method developed by Şenol in the frame of FAO (1977) for the purpose of land consolidation. The research results showed that Şenol's land evaluation method based on an evaluation principle in consideration of morphological, physical, chemical and other properties of land and soil, and the relationship of these properties with the need of land use type was found to be more pratical and secure. Howewer, succesfull usage of Şenol's land evaluation method depends on the correct physical, social and economical data of research area. Keywords : Consolidation, Land Evaluation, Soil Index