The coastal area generally is divided into three main regions, each specializing in a particular crop.Cukurova, the large coastal plain, situated in southern Turkey around Adana, produces about 70 percent of Turkey’s total citrus crop, including more than 90 percent of the grapefruit, about 90 percent of the lemons and about 60 percent of the oranges and tangerines. Because of its siz na in the center, and Mersin to the west. Mersin Province specializes in lemon production while oranges are mainly produced in Adana and Hatay Provinces. Adana is also the main grapefruit and mandarin producing province.


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