Murat Seker

Murat Seker
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi | ÇOMÜ · Department of Horticulture

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July 2000 - March 2014
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi
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For fresh fruits to be consumed and relished, they have to stimulate the senses of taste and smell as well as have good visual properties. In terms of the consumption of a fruit, its aroma, which constitutes the taste and odor elements, is of major importance. Therefore, the wish of consumers to eat fresh fruits is largely due to their rich aroma....
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Özet Zeytin ağacı iklim özellikleri bakımından seçicilik gösteren bir türdür. Çanakkale ili Geyikli yöresinin önemli geçim kaynaklarından biri olan Ayvalık çeşidine ait meyvelerden elde edilen zeytinyağının klimatolojik faktörlerin elverişliliği ile yüksek kaliteli zeytinyağı üretimine elverişli olduğu yapılan birçok çalışmada saptanmıştır. Bu kali...
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Olive oil is squeezed directly from the fruit of the olive tree; It is a greenish, yellowish, liquid oil which is obtained without any chemical treatment, without additives, can be consumed as liquid at room temperature, obtained with its natural state. The quality of olive oil is effected by the genotype, year of production, ecological conditions,...
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Olive (Olea europaea L.) has a great genetic diversity in Turkey due to one of the genetic origin and its mainland. Olives have great variability through Southeast Anatolia region to Black Sea region for fruit and olive oil characteristics in Turkey. In addition, Turkey is one of the biggest producers of table olives and olive oils in the world. Th...
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Çanakkale is an important agricultural city with its diversity of product range nearly 5000 years of history as well as being a city of education, culture and history. Geyikli, town of Ezine, has a very important place in the case of olive cultivation in Çanakkale. Not only olive and olive oils grown in the region are trying to be a brand, but also...
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Pecan (Carya illinoensis) is a nut species of subtropical climates belonging to the family of Juglandaceae. Among the most important features that differentiate the lipid content and higher kernel content than other nut species especially walnuts. The shell in pecan nuts can be broken easily by hand, kernels can be stored for longer periods. Pecans...
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Zeytin ağacı iklim özellikleri bakımından seçicilik gösteren bir türdür. Türkiye’de sahip olduğu ekolojik koşullar nedeniyle Dünya’da zeytin tarımı yapan önemli ülkeler arasında yer almaktadır. Çanakkale ili ve çevresi de ülkemizin zeytin ve zeytinyağı üreten önemli yöreleri arasında yer almaktadır. Bu yörenin önemli geçim kaynaklarından biri olan...
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Bu çalışma, ‘Ayvalık’ zeytin çeşidinin farklı olgunluk dönemlerinde yağ asidi bileşenlerinin değişimlerini belirlemek amacıyla 2012 yılında Çanakkale ili Ayvacık ilçesine ait zeytin bahçelerinde yürütülmüştür. Bu amaçla yöreyi temsil edecek 9 ayrı bahçeden 3 olgunluk (yeşil, alacalı ve siyah olum) aşamasını da kapsayacak şekilde ve 2 haftalık aralı...
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The consumption of peaches is dependent on fruit quality. Aromatic compounds directly affect the sensorial quality and consumer acceptance of peaches. This study evaluated the fruit quality and aroma volatile constituents of the peach cultivar ‘Cresthaven’ grafted on to five different rootstocks in 2012 and 2013. The rootstocks used were ‘Uzunoglu...
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M. Şeker, M. A. Gündoğdu, M. K. Gül ve N. Kaleci, “Doğu Karadeniz Bölgesi Bazı Yerli Zeytin Çeşitlerinin Pomolojik Özellikleri” Zeytin Bilimi, 3(2):91-97. (2012)
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The effects of postharvest 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treatments on alpha-farnesene content, incidence of scald, and ethylene content of the Granny Smith apple were evaluated in this study. Harvested apples were treated with 1-MCP at concentrations of 312.5, 625, and 1250 ppb. The 625 and 1250 ppb doses were found to be the most effective in term...
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The purpose of this study was to characterize olive core collection with amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers and fruit traits and to determine AFLP markers significantly associated with these fruit characters in olive. A total of 168 polymorphic AFLP markers generated by five primer combinations and nine fruit traits were used to...
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The purpose of this research was to characterize an olive core collection using some agronomic characters and simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers and to determine SSR markers associated with the content of fatty acids in olive oil. SSR marker analysis demonstrated the presence of a high amount of genetic variation between the olive cultivars analy...
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Objectives: Sore nipple is a common problem during the lactation period. We aimed to determine the efficacy of olive oil for the prevention of sore nipples. Methods: Patients were requested to apply olive oil to one nipple and lanolin to the other nipple before and after suckling, and they were instructed to clean the lanolin before suckling. They...
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Çalışmada modifiye atmosfer paket uygulamasının " Monroe " ve " Blake " geççi şeftali çeşitlerinde muhafaza süresince bazı kalite özellikleri üzerine etkileri araştırılmıştır. Bu kapsamda Çanakkale bölgesinden hasat edilen bu iki şeftali çeşidine ait meyveler düşük yoğunluklu polietilen (LDPE) bazlı modifiye atmosfer (MA) ambalajlara konarak 0,5 ±...
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One of the most important consumer acceptability is fruit aroma in peaches and nectarines. White nectarines are locally grown in the Northwestern region of Turkey. They have small fruits with white-cream color and have high market value because of its unique aroma and attractive appearance. Nine peach and nectarine genotypes including local flat pe...
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'Elhamra' ('Hönüsü') is a popular cultivar which is grown in all vine production regions in Turkey and extensively in the East Mediterranean and South East Anatolia regions. The cultivar is late maturing and short-pruning. The flowers are functionally female, so the cultivar requires a pollinator. Three different 'Elhamra' clones were evaluated for...
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The genus Arbutus (fam.: Ericaceae) is represented by two species, A. unedo L. and A. andrachnae L., in the flora of northwestern Turkey. The Çanakkale region located in northwestern Turkey is one of the main locations for Arbutus species. The main objective of the present study is to present some phenological, plant and fruit characteristics of th...
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Fruit aroma is one of the most important consumer acceptability traits of peaches and nectarines. White nectarines are grown in the northwestern region of Turkey. They have small fruits that are white-cream colored and have high market value because of their unique aroma and attractive appearance. Ten peach and nectarine genotypes including local f...
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Most of peach and nectarine cultivars are propagated traditionally on seedling rootstocks in Turkey. For this purpose, 'Uzunoglu' peach [Prunus persica L. (Batsch)] has been used extensively for long years. The fruits of 'Uzunoglu' peach are having no commercial value except good rootstock characteristics. The objectives of this study were to compa...
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In the Çanakkale region located in the northwestern Turkey, peaches and nectarines represents 11% of the total Turkish peach production. The region has an important role as producer of high quality fruits and native nectarine genotypes at the highlands. Kazdagi Mountain located in Çanakkale, formerly known as Ida, is the biggest mass of Biga Penins...
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Özet Bu araştırma, ÇOMÜ Terzioğlu Yerleşkesi, Ziraat Fakültesi Sofralık Üzüm Çeşitleri Araştırma Bağı’nda 2011 yılı içerisinde yürütülmüştür. Eşit kültürel bakım koşulları altındaki 8 farklı sofralık üzüm çeşidinin materyal olarak kullanıldığı araştırmada, yapraklardaki klorofil miktarının değişimi 3 farklı boğum (5. Boğum, 10. Boğum ve 15. Boğum)...
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Trichoderma harzianum çok hızlı üreyebilen filamentli yapıya sahip, saprofit karakterli bir fungustur. Trichodermaʼnın daha çok bitki hastalık etmenlerine karşı etkili olduğu bilinmektedir. Günümüzde bitki türlerindeki fungal hastalıklara karşı kimyasal mücadele yöntemleri sıklıkla kullanılmaktadır. Ancak, kimyasal mücadelede yoğun fungusit kullanı...
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Hayward' (Actinidia deliciosa A. Chev C.F.Liang and A.R.Ferguson) is a kiwifruit cultivar preferred for its high yield and quality. However, its tendency to produce aberrant (flat or fasciated) fruits causes low marketability and therefore low income. This research was planned to determine if pruning can be used as a strategy to minimize aberrant f...
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Olive (Olea europaea L.) has great genetic variation in Turkey as important crop due to its economic value. There are many cultivars, types and landraces having good potential as a source of genes for productivity, oil quality and fruit characters which are difficult to differentiate by using morphological characters in different ecological conditi...
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Phytosterols and tocopherols play significant roles in human health. Olive oil has been receiving special attention from consumers due to health beneficial effects. The aims of this research were to investigate the effects of geographical origin and cultivar on phytosterol and tocopherol components of twelve different cultivars of olive cultivated...
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International trade is a significant source of dispersion in income levels and growth. Although trade liberalization policies during the past 60 years led to almost 30-fold growth in volume of international trade, the increase has been unequal among countries. This study investigates how improvements in investment climate relate to increasing expor...
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Bu çalışmada; Gemlik zeytin çeşidinin çeliklerinde Trichoderma harzianum uygulamalarının kök gelişimi, fidan kalitesi ve karbonhidrat birikimi üzerine etkilerinin belirlenmesi amacıyla yapılmıştır. Uygulama yaklaşık 2800 adet zeytin çeliğine yapılmış olup, 5 farklı uygulama ve her uygulamada 10 adet olmak üzere, toplam 300 adet çelik seçilmiş, 15 g...
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The fruits and leaves of Arbutus species are well known in folk medicine as antiseptics, diuretics, and laxatives in many parts of Turkey. Some chemical properties including pH, soluble solid content, titratable acidity, protein, moisture, ash, ascorbic acid, fructose, glucose, sucrose, total phenols, total antioxidant activity, and minerals were d...
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Quality features, including firmness, oil content and colour (chroma, hue), of two olive (Olea europaea L.) varieties ('Ayvalik' and 'Gemlik') were predicted using Fourier transform near infrared (FT-NIR) spectroscopy. Spectral measurements of the intact olives were performed for the wavelength range of 780-2500 nm in reflectance and for 800-1725 n...
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Quality features including firmness, oil content, and color (chroma, hue) of two olive (Olea europaea L.) varieties ('Ayvalik' and 'Gemlik') were predicted using FT-NIR spectroscopy. Reflectance measurements of intact olives were performed using a bifurcated fiber optic probe. Measurements of firmness, oil content, and color values were done follow...
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Rapeseed and virgin olive oils are a good source of tocopherols. Tocopherols are the most important compounds having antioxidant activity in both crops. Little is known about the tocopherol contents of rapeseed and olive oil grown in Turkey. The aims of this research were to investigate some new rapeseed varieties and olive genotypes grown in north...
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Traditionally, sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cultivars are propagated on seedling rootstocks in Turkey. For this purpose, wild cherries (P. avium) and 'Mahaleb' (P. mahaleb L.) have been used extensively. The use of clonal (vegetatively propagated) rootstocks for sweet cherries is low in Turkey due to the high cost of nursery plants. Seeds for roo...
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'0900 Ziraat' is the leading sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cultivar with high quality fruit characteristics in Turkey. Despite its importance, pollination problems remain, resulting in poor fruit set in different ecological conditions of the country. The current research was aimed at determining the effects of different pollinizers on '0900 Ziraat...
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Citrus species are widely grown in the world. Plant characteristics of the rootstock populations used for orange, lemon, mandarin and grapefruit cultivars should be known as well as those of the cultivars that help true-to-type nursery plant production. In this study, cell nuclei were isolated from leaf tissues of seedlings of trifoliate orange, so...
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Olive (Olea europaea L.) shoot tip extracts were analyzed by starch gel electrophoresis for isozymes of Malate dehydrogenase (MDH), Alcohol deshydrogenase (ADH), Isocitrate deshydrogenase (IDH), Phosphogluco mutase (PGM), Phosphogluco isomerase (PGI) and Peroxidase (PRX). Total loci, number of alleles and genetical distances were determined in 43 o...
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Phytosterols occur in relatively high concentration in the seeds of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.) and in lower concentration in olive (Olea europaea L.) oil. The aim of this research was to investigate some new rapeseed varieties and olive genotypes that are grown in Northwest Turkey and to compare the phytosterol contents of both crops. For rapesee...
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In this study, we described some tree and fruit characteristics of a novel white nectarine type. The genetic diversity within this white nectarine population was investigated using six enzyme systems and its isozyme variation was also compared with common peach and nectarine cultivars. The results demonstrated that there was a significant variation...
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The predominance of sour orange rootstock for citrus in the Mediterranean area is currently threatened by the spread of citrus tristeza virus (CTV). As a result, the search for alternative rootstocks resistant to CTV and able to withstand other constraints, such as drought, alkalinity, salinity, Phytophthora and nematode problems, is now considered...
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This study was carried out under Çukurova (East Mediterranean region) conditions in order to determine the most definite effects of Common sour orange, Brasilien sour orange, Yuzu, Troyer and Carizzo citranges. Beneke trifoliate orange, Cleopatra mandarin, Volkameriana, Taiwanica, Rough lemon, Citrumelo 1452 rootstocks on the fruit yield of the Was...

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