Dr. Arif  Atak

Dr. Arif Atak

Research Scientist
Ataturk Horticultural Central Research Institute, Turkey

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Viticulture from Ege University, Turkey

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Dr. Arif Atak is currently working as Head of the Viticulture Department (Since 1998) at Atatürk Horticultural Central Research Institute, Turkey. He is Specialist in Viticulture-Kiwifruit & Plant Biotechnology. He completed his PhD in 2010 at Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences Department of Horticulture Sciences, Ege University, Izmir-Turkey. Prior to his knowledge he also has Diploma of Specialized Post Graduate, The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies, Department of Horticultural Quality Management, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete, Greece, 2000. He also published 10 articles in national and international journals.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Biotechnology
Agriculture Science

Selected Publications

  1. Yilmaz, Y., Z. Goksel, S.S. Erdogan, A. Ozturk, A. Atak and C. Ozer, 2015. Antioxidant activity and phenolic content of seed, skin and pulp parts of 22 grape (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars (4 common and 18 registered or candidate for registration). J. Food Process. Preserv., 39: 1682-1691.
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  2. Atak, A., K.A. Kahraman and G. Soylemezoglu, 2014. Ampelographic identification and comparison of some table grape (Vitis vinifera L.) clones. N. Z. J. Crop Horticult. Sci., 42: 77-86.
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  3. Atak, A., E. Kaya and K. Erken, 2014. Determination of quantity and purity of some geophytes DNA collected from the Flora of Turkey. Asian J. Plant Sci., 13: 98-110.
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  4. Atak, A., B. Aydin and K.A. Kahraman, 2014. Sex determination of kiwifruit seedlings with molecular markers. Acta Horticulturae, 1048: 197-203.
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  5. Atak, A. and E. Kaya, 2014. Determination of difference between herbaceous and tree peony hybrids with SRAP markers. Res. J. Bot., 9: 31-39.
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  6. Atak, A., A. Altındisli, A.F. Gokce and C. Ozer, 2012. Molecular and ampelographic characterization of some grape hybrids (Vitis vinifera L.). Afr. J. Agric. Res., 7: 4596-4606.
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  7. Atak, A. and K.A. Kahraman, 2012. Breeding studies and new table grapes in Turkey. J. Agric. Res. Dev., 2: 80-85.
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  8. Celik, H., B. Kunter, G. Soylemezoglu, A. Ergul, H. Celik, H. Karatas, G. Ozdemir and A. Atak, 2011. Production targets and developing methods of viticulture. Proceedings of the 7th Technical Congress of Turkish Agricultural Engineering, January 11-15, 2010, Ankara, Turkey, pp: 493-515.

  9. Atak, A., C. Ozer, A. Altındisli and K.A. Kahraman, 2011. Grape (Vitis vinifera L.) candidates obtained with crossbreeding determination of some quality characteristics. J. Ataturk Hortic. Cent. Res. Inst. .

  10. Atak, A., A. Altindisli and Z. Goksel, 2011. Phytochemical properties of some grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) hybrids. Am. J. Food Technol., 6: 843-850.
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  11. Atak, A., A. Altındisli, A.F. Gokce, C.Ozer and K.A.Kahraman, 2011. Molecular and ampelographic characterization of some candidate hybrid grape varieties (Vitis vinifera L.). Turk. J. Agric. For. .

  12. Atak, A., A. Altındisli and K. Kahraman, 2009. Grapevine morphological and molecular identification studies in Turkey. Proceedings of the 7th Symposium of Viticulture, September 19-23, 2005, Salihli-Manisa, Turkey. -.

  13. Kahraman, K.A., A. Atak and L. Kil, 2007. Phynologic and pomologic determination of some seed growth Feijoa plants. Natl. Hortic. Congr., 1: 380-386.

  14. Atak, A., O.C. Saglam, A. Karauz, K.A. Kahraman, H. Saglam and M. Eken, 2007. Adaptation of some new table grape hybrids in different ecology. Natl. Hortic. Congr., 2: 334-339.

  15. Atak, A. and G. Soylemezoglu, 2007. Identification of some grape cultivars (Vitis vinifera L.), hybrids and their parents by RAPD technique. Natl. Hortic. Congr., 2: 329-333.

  16. Atak, A. and A. Altındisli, 2006. Harvest on organic table grape growing and postharvest applications. Proceedings of the 3th Symposium of Organic Agriculture, November 1-4, 2006, Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute, Yalova, Turkey. -.

  17. Celik, H., S. Celik, B.M. Kunter, G. Soylemezoglu, Y. Boz and A.O. Atak, 2005. Situation and organisation of agricultural extension services. Proceedings of the 6th Technical Congress of Turkish Agricultural Engineering, January 3-7, 2005, Ankara, Turkey, pp: 565-589.

  18. Atak, A., T. Yalcin, I. Uslu and H. Samanci, 2005. Obtain new table grape cultivars with hybridization II. Proceedings of the 6th Symposium of Viticulture, September 19-23, 2005, Tekirdag, Turkey, pp: 454-463.

  19. Atak, A., 2004. Table Grape Growing. Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute Scientific Book Publications, Yalova, Turkey, Pages: 88.

  20. Yalcin, T. and A. Atak, 2002. Propagation of Kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa cv. Hayward) with Cuttings. Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute Scientific Research Publications Yalova, Turkey..

  21. Atak, A. and T. Yalcin, 2002. Obtain new table grape cultivars with hybridization. Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute Scientific Research Publications, Yalova, Turkey..