Biodiversity is the degree of variationof life forms within agiven ecosystem, biome, or an entire planet.Biodiversity is a measure of the health ofecosystems. Biodiversity is in part a functionof climate. In terrestrial habitats, tropicalregions are typically rich whereas polarregions support fewer species.
Turkey known officially as the Republic of Turkey, is a Eurasian country locatedin Western Asia and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe.CITRUS PRODUCTION IN TURKEYTurkey is one of the most citrus producing country in Mediterranean region.Although Turkey does not represent a natural genetic of citrus, there is ahistorical evidence showing that citrus fruits have been known in Turkey ascitrus growing has been an ancient and traditional agricultural activity. Chios Pimpinella anisum Pistacia lenthiscus
Karaburun Peninsula is abiologically rich naturalreserve area with itsterrestrial and marinemammals and 204 land and/ormarine bird species. Amongthese species some of which Monachus monachusidentified to be in category of“endangered species” worldor Mediterranean wide sodeclared to be protectedwithin internationalregulations are listed in Table1 (EKEN, G., 1997). Lutra lutra
Important Biodiversity Areas Breeding Areas for Caretta Caretta Resident for Monachus monachus Important Areas for Bidrs Important Vegetation Areas
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