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Title : Ms. Dr.
Name : Emel Kaçal
Country : Türkiye, Isparta
Organisation name : Fruit Research Institute, Eğirdir
Department / section : Fruit Breeding and Genetic
E-mail :
Telephone : +90 246 313 24 20-112
Web address : Fuit Research Institute, Eğirdir

My expertise / skills : Dr. Emel Kaçal is a pome fruit breeder based at the Fruit Research Institute, Eğirdir-Isparta, Turkey. She has 18 years’experience in fruit growing. Her research focuses on disease resistance in apple and pear. She also works on crop load management in pome fruit trees.

Kaçal, E., 2018. Crop Load Regulation with Chemical Thinners in Deveci Pear. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 16(5):7203-7212.

Kaçal, E., Öztürk, G., Gür, İ., Aydınlı, M., Koçal, H., Altındal, M., Yıldırım, A.N., 2019. Crop Load Management with Blossom Thinners in Redchief Apple and Their Effects on Fruit Mineral Composition. Erwerbs-Obstbau, DOI: 10.1007/s10341-019-00421-9.

Basım, H., Basım, E., Öztürk, G., Kaçal, E., 2014. Development of Pear Varieties Resistant to Fire Blight and Phenotypic and Genotypic Characteristics of Erwinia amylovora isolates in Turkey: 1997-2013. V. Plant Protection Congress, February 3-5, Antalya, pp. 185.

Kaçal, E., Öztürk, G., 2018. Genetic Predisposition of Some Apple Progenies to Burrknot. XXX. International Horticultural Congress, 12-14 August, İstanbul, Turkey.

Ongoing Projects;
Development of New Apple Varieties Resistant to Apple Scab
Pear Variety and Rootstock Breeding Resistant to Fire Blight
Determination of Different Pear Rootstocks and Scion/Rootstock Combinations to Salinity Tolerance of Status as Morphological, Physiological and Biochemical
Identification and Vegetative Propagation of Natural Hawthorn Populations for Arid-Semi Arid Areas
I am working on :
Selection and breed improvement
Keywords : keyword 1: temperate fruit trees, keyword 2: variety and rootstock breeding, keyword 3: crop load, keyword 4: biotic and abiotic stress, keyword 5: consumer preference, keyword 6: medicinal and aromatic plants, keyword 7: fruit genetic resources, keyword 8: fruit production, keyword 9: fruit quality, keyword 10: postharvest fruit quality
Project description : Fruit Research Station, Eğirdir is a section depending on the Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. It was established in 1994 however its history goes far back. As an organization, Eğirdir has been carrying out training, research and production activities with different names and organizational structures according to changing national and national situations under the authorities of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs since 1952. We are working on the temperate fruit tree. Especially, apple, sweet and sour cherry, pear, plum, quince, peach, apricot, almond, walnut, blackberry, raspberry, grape. In this species, apples, pears, plums, and cherries are carrying out breeding work. We can cooperate in fruit breeding and breeding, biodiversity, and medical and aromatic plants such as oil rose (Rosa damascena) and lavender (Lavandula spp.)
Networking opportunities : XVI EUCARPIA Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics

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