Foreign Trade and Production of Anise (Pimpinella anisum L.) in Turkey

Boztaş G., Bayram E.

Turkey 13. National 1. International Field Crops Conference, İzmir, Türkiye, 1 Kasım - 04 Aralık 2019, ss.1-7

  • Basıldığı Şehir: İzmir
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-7


In Turkey, which has rich species and plant diversity, has a great potential in terms of medicinal and aromatic plants with its high endemism and genetic diversity. Anise (Pimpinella anisum L.), which is among the cultivated medicinal and aromatic plants, has an important place with its export share and usage areas. Anise is an annual species belonging to the Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family, which has been used for many years in the pharmaceutical, food and drink industries with the nutrients it contains. Anise seeds (fruits) which are included in medicinal and aromatic plants with their taste and usage form, and as a spice with their unique smell; with the active substance content is considered among the important drugs in pharmacology. General evaluation of production, yield, import and export data of anise in Turkey was aimed in current study. The data and statistical results were obtained from International Trade Center (ITC) and Turkey Statistical Institute (TSI). This evaluation was aim to understand the reasons of fluctuation in production and foreign trade of anise and discuss on possible solutions.