Criteria evaluation maps for vegetable cultivation in the region of Plovdiv
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Author: Zhulieta Arnaudova, Vera Stefanova
Vegetable cultivation is one of the most important branches in Bulgarian agriculture. The advance and modernization of crop technologiesrequire fast and particular transformation of the information about plant development into computerized data. It is achieved by assessment of different criteria and parameters which exert influence on the vegetable development and land use. In the present research the climatic, infrastructural, socio-economical, environmental and ecological factors that are important for vegetable cultivationin the region of Plovdiv are analyzed, more specifically in the village of Perushtitza. All reported data are in conformity with the crops requirements. The results present assessment thematic maps of the most important factors for sustainable land use and crop development.