2018-04-09T09:09:17+00:00

CroP-BioDiv

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR BIODIVERSITY AND MOLECULAR PLANT BREEDING

CroP-BioDiv

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR BIODIVERSITY AND MOLECULAR PLANT BREEDING

CroP-BioDiv

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR BIODIVERSITY AND MOLECULAR PLANT BREEDING

CroP-BioDiv

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR BIODIVERSITY AND MOLECULAR PLANT BREEDING

News

International collaboration

Prof. dr. sc. Zlatko Šatović visited dr. sc. Carlotu Vaz Patto, Head of PlantX at the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.

Professor Šatović and Dr Vaz Patto signed the Letter of Agreement with the intention of scientific collaboration in the framework of the project KK.01.1.1.01.0005 Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding led by CoE CroP-BioDiv that will include the exchange of plant material, phenotyping and genotyping of common bean accessions as well as statistical analysis of molecular and agronomic data as anticipated by the project proposal within the Project Element 7. Common bean led by lead by Dr Klaudija Carović-Stanko as well as Project Element PM Project Management, Activity 2. Data Storage and Analysis. During his stay at ITQB Professor Zlatko Šatović gave lectures on Modern Strategies in Plant Breeding for the students of the Plants for Life.

 

Time: 04. i 05. travnja 2018.

Location: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

April 4th, 2018|

News

CroP-Biodiv Seventh Scientific Board Meeting

Time: March 27th, 2018

Location: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

March 27th, 2018|

CONGRESS ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: 10th Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries – 10th CMAPSEEC

Organizers: Association for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (AMAPSEEC), Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding (CroP-BioDiv), University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation, Split

Dates: May 20 to 24, 2018

Location: Hotel President, Split

More: http://www.cmapseec2018.com/

March 23rd, 2018|

Publication of research paper

Title: Bemisia tabaci MED Population Density as Affected by Rootstock-Modified Leaf Anatomy and Amino Acid Profiles in Hydroponically Grown Tomato

Authors: Žanić, K., Dumičić, G., Mandušić, M., Vuletin Selak, G., Bočina, I., Urlić, B., Ljubenkov, I., Bučević Popović, V., Goreta Ban, S.

Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science (1664-462X) 9 (2018)

February 20th, 2018|

Meeting

Title: Meeting of producers of Istrian garlic and onion landraces

Participants: Ivan Jakovičić – European Parliament; Representatives of the Institute of Agriculture and Tourism and Crop-BioDiv; Local producers; Local county officers, journalists, etc.

Organizer: Institute of Agriculture and Tourism; Crop-BioDiv;  Office of Ivan Jakovčić – Member of European Parliament

Time: 27 January, 2018 at 10:00

Location: Institute of Agriculture and Tourism

Short summary: The goal of the meeting was to discuss the possibilities to increase the production area and yield of garlic and onion in Istria county by using local landraces of garlic and onion. The mode of action to achieve the goal and synergy among participants was discussed as well.

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January 27th, 2018|

Panel discussion

Title: How to create a long-term sustainable food production system in Croatia?

Organizer: Regional development agency Međimurje (REDEA)

Participants:

– assistent professor Klaudija Carović-Stanko, CoE CroP-BioDiv

– Mrs. Marijana Petir, member of the European Parliament

– Mrs.Andrea Laklija, Ministry of Agriculture

– Mr. Milorad Šubić, head of the Agricultural Advisory Services of the Međimurje County

– Mrs. Silvija Kolar-Fodor, Biovrt

Time: January 26th, 2018

Location: Čakovec

January 26th, 2018|

PhD defence

Title: Exploring Maize Genetic Diversity – a Quality-Driven Perspective

PhD Candidate: Mara Lisa Vieira Alves
Institution: Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Lisbon, Portugal
Supervisor: dr Maria Carlota Vaz Patto, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Lisbon, Portugal
Co-Supervisor: professor Zlatko Šatović, CoE CroP-BioDiv, Zagreb, Croatia

President of the Jury: dr Cecília Maria Pais de Faria de Andrade Arraiano, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Lisbon, Portugal

Members of the Jury:
– professor Zlatko Šatović, CoE CroP-BioDiv, Zagreb, Croatia
– professor João Manuel Neves Martins, Instituto Superior de Agronomia da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
– professor Elisabetta Frascaroli, Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Bologna, Italy
– professor Sílvia Maria da Rocha Simões Carriço, Universidade de Aveiro, Departamento de Química, Aveiro, Portugal
– dr Pedro Revilla Temiño, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Misión Biológica de Galicia, Pontevedra, Spain
– dr Maria Carlota Vaz Patto, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Lisbon, Portugal

Time: January 22st, 2018

Location: Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Lisbon, Portugal

January 22nd, 2018|

December 31st, 2017|

Publication of research paper

Title: Strategic crossing of biomass and harvest index—source and sink—achieves genetic gains in wheat.

Authors: Matthew P. Reynolds Email author, Alistair J. D. Pask, William J. E. Hoppitt, Kai Sonder, Sivakumar Sukumaran, Gemma Molero, Carolina Saint Pierre, Thomas Payne, Ravi P. Singh, Hans J. raun, Fernanda G. Gonzalez, Ignacio I. Terrile, Naresh C. D. Barma, Abdul Hakim, Zhonghu He, Zheru Fan, Dario Novoselovic, Maher Maghraby, Khaled I. M. Gad, ElHusseiny G. Galal, Adel Hagras, Mohamed M. Mohamed, Abdul Fatah A. Morad, Uttam Kumar, Gyanendra P. Singh, Rudra Naik, Ishwar K. Kalappanavar, Suma Biradar, Sakuru V. Sai Prasad, Ravish Chatrath, Indu Sharma, Kishor Panchabhai, Virinder S. Sohu, Gurvinder S. Mavi, Vinod K. Mishra, Arun Balasubramaniam, Mohammad R. Jalal-Kamali, Manoochehr Khodarahmi, Manoochehr Dastfal, Seyed M. Tabib-Ghaffari, Jabbar Jafarby, Ahmad R. ikzad, Hossein Akbari Moghaddam, Hassan Ghojogh, Asghar Mehraban, Ernesto Solís-Moya, Miguel A. Camacho-Casas, Pedro Figueroa-López, Javier Ireta-Moreno, Jorge I. Alvarado-Padilla, Alberto Borbón-racia, Araceli Torres, Yei Nayeli Quiche, Shesh R. Upadhyay, Deepak Pandey, Muhammad Imtiaz, Monsif U. Rehman, Manzoor Hussain, Makhdoom Hussain, Riaz Ud-Din, Maqsood Qamar, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Y. Mujahid, Gulzar Ahmad, Abdul J. Khan, Mahboob A. Sial, Pompiliu Mustatea, Eben von Well, Moses Ncala, Stephan de Groot, Abdelraheem H. A. Hussein, Izzat S. A. Tahir, Amani A. M. Idris, Hala M. M. Elamein, Yann Manes, Arun K. Joshi,

Journal: Euphytica November 2017, 213:257

December 19th, 2017|

News

Title: CroP-Biodiv Sixth Scientific Board Meeting

Time: November 24th, 2017

Location: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

November 27th, 2017|

Newspaper article / interwiev

Title: Presentation of Crop-BioDiv at Croatian Croatian Radiotelevision

TV show: Znanstveni krugovi

Short summary: The goals of the CoE and plans for the future work were presented by Smiljana Goreta Ban in scientific program at national television.

November 21st, 2017|

Workshop

Title: Basic Concepts of Plant Genetic Resouces Conservation

Lecturers:

Mirta Culek, Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (HCPHS)
Zlatko Šatović, CoE CroP-BioDiv
Darko Preiner, CoE CroP-BioDiv
Martina Grdiša, CoE CroP-BioDiv
Branka Palčić, Ministry of Agriculture of the R. of Croatia
Dubravka Međimurec, Ministry of Agriculture of the R. of Croatia

Organizers:

Ministry of Agriculture of the R. of Croatia
Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (HCPHS)
CoE CroP-BioDiv

Time: November 16th, 2017

Location: Maksmirska 127, Zagreb

November 16th, 2017|

Conference presentation

Title: Chloroplast DNA diversity and phylogeography of Dalmatian sage (Salvia officinalis L.)

Presenter: Professor Zlatko Liber, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Zagreb

Authors: Liber, Z., Škrtić, D., Radosavljević, I., Jug-Dujaković, M., Di Pietro, R., Šatović, Z.

Congress: 10. International Congress “Plant breeding, seed and nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists  and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: November 10th, 2017; 12:30

Location: Lifeclass Terme Sveti Martin, Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia

 

November 10th, 2017|

Conference presentation

Title: Genetic structure of Dalmatian sage populations from the Balkan and Apenine peninsulas

Presenter: Professor Zlatko Šatović, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb

Authors: Šatović, Z., Škrtić, D., Radosavljević, I., Jug-Dujaković, M., Di Pietro, R., Liber, Z.

Congress: 10. International Congress “Plant breeding, seed and nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists  and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: November 10th, 2017; 12:15

Location: Lifeclass Terme Sveti Martin, Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia

 

November 10th, 2017|

Conference presentation

Title: Identification of pyrethrins in Dalmatian pyrethrum using Raman spectroscopy

Presenter: Associated professor Ivan Šoštarić, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, Serbia

Authors: Šoštarić, I., Pećinar, I., Varga, F., Dajić-Stevanović, Z., Šatović, Z., Liber, Z., Grdiša, M.

Congress: 10. International Congress “Plant breeding, seed and nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists  and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: November 10th, 2017; 12:00

Location: Lifeclass Terme Sveti Martin, Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia

 

November 10th, 2017|

Conference presentation

Title: Development of microsatellite markers for Dalmatian pyrethrum using highthroughput sequencing

Presenter: Filip Varga, MSc., University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb

Authors: Varga, F., Liber, Z., Jakše, J., Šatović, Z., Radosavljević, I., Grdiša, M.

Congress: 10. International Congress “Plant breeding, seed and nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists  and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: November 10th, 2017; 11:45

Location: Lifeclass Terme Sveti Martin, Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia

 

 

November 10th, 2017|

Conference presentation

Title: Genetic background of Dalmatian pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trevir./ Sch. Bip.) insecticidal potential

Presenter: Associated Professor Martina Grdiša, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb

Authors: Grdiša, M., Varga, F., Jug-Dujaković, M., Ninčević, T., Liber, Z., Radosavljević, I., Biošić, M., Šatović, Z.

Congress: 10. International Congress “Plant breeding, seed and nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: November 10th, 2017; 11:30

Location: Lifeclass Terme Sveti Martin, Sveti Martin na Muri, Croatia

November 10th, 2017|

International collaboration

Assistant professor Ivan Šoštarić  from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture visited the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture in the framework of the project entitled Molecular and Phytochemical Characterization by RAMAN Spectroscopy of Economically Importan Indigenous Medicinal Plants (Croatia-Serbia Cooperation in Science and Technology). Professor Šoštarić collaborates with CroP-BioDiv Dalmatian pyrethrum and Salvias Working Group lead by Professor Zlatko Liber, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science on biochemical characterization of Dalmatian pyrethrum germplasm.

 

Time: November 9th, 2017

Location: Čakovec

November 9th, 2017|

Publication of research paper

Title: The Polyphenolic Profile of Grapes.

Authors: Tomaz, I., Štambuk, P., Andabaka, Ž., Preiner, D., Stupić, D., Maletić, E., Kontić, J.K. and Ašperger, D.

Book chapter: The Polyphenolic Profile of Grapes. In Grapes: Polyphenolic Composition, Antioxidant Characteristics and Health Benefits. Nova Science Publishers, Inc..(2017)

November 8th, 2017|

International collaboration

Dr. sc. Angjelina Belaj  and dr. sc. Raul de la Rosa  researches at The Andalusian Institute of Research and Training in Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Ecological Production (IFAPA), Center “Alameda del Obispo”, Córdoba, Spain  visited the Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation, Split. Dr Belaj and dr de la Rosa are experts in olive genetics responsible for the maintenance of the World Olive Germplasm Bank of Córdoba (WOGBC), one of the world’s largest collections of olive germplasm collaborating with CroP-BioDiv Olive Working Group lead by Dr Tatjana Klepo, Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation, Split. During their stay in Croatia dr Belaj and dr de la Rosa gave lectures on Prospection, Conservation and Management of Olive Genetic Resources in an International Olive Germplasm Collection and Utilization of Olive Genetic Resources in Olive Breeding.

 

Time: June 23th, 2017

Location: Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation, Split

June 23rd, 2017|

Workshop

Title: Archaeobotany & Integration of Genetics with Archaeobotany Workshops

Lecturers:

Dr. sc. Sara Essert, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science
Professor Zlatko Liber, CroP-BioDiv
Professor Zlatko Šatović, CroP-BioDiv

Organizers:

“H2020-TWINN-2015” project entitled
The Smart Integration of Genetics with Sciences of the Past in Croatia: Minding and Mending the Gap (“MendTheGap”)
CroP-BioDiv

Time: June 12-13th, 2017

Location: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology

June 12th, 2017|

Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Academy of Agricultural Sciences has been founded on June 8th, 2017 in Zagreb. Professor Frane Tomić, member of the Croatian Academy of Science and Arts (HAZU) , has been elected the first president and 128 scientists became regular members of the newly founded scientific society dedicated to the advancement of agricultural sciences.

CoE CroP-BioDiv welcomes the establishment and its members will support the activities initiated by the Academy. Ten CoE CroP-BioDiv scientists became regular members of the Academy: Dean Ban, Smiljana Goreta Ban, Jasminka Karoglan Kontić, Edi Maletić, Dario Novoselović, Slavko Perica, Aleksandra Sudarić, Zlatko Šatović, Domagoj Šimić i Karolina Vrandečić.

June 8th, 2017|

Workshop

Title: Plant Morphological and Molecular Diversity Analysis

Lecturers:

Professor Zlatko Šatović, CroP-BioDiv
Professor Adriana Rebekić, University J.J. Strossmayer, Faculty of Agriculture, Osijek
Filip Varga, BSc., CroP-BioDiv

 

Organizers:

Professor Sonja Petrović, University J.J. Strossmayer, Faculty of Agriculture, Osijek, leader of the project entitled “Creating Wheat for the Future – Quest for the New Genes in the Old Gene Pool (PHENOWHEAT)

financed by Croatian Foundation for Science

CroP-BioDiv

Time: June 7-9th, 2017

Location: University J.J. Strossmayer, Faculty of Agriculture, Osijek

Note: Course material (in Croatian) freely available on request (zsatovic@agr.hr

June 7th, 2017|

International collaboration

Professor Zlatko Šatović visited dr. sc. Carlotu Vaz Patto , Head of PlantX at the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB), a scientific research and advanced training institute of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. Dr Carlota Vaz Patto is an expert in quantitative crop genetics and molecular plant breeding collaborating with CroP-BioDiv Common Bean Working Group lead by Dr Klaudija Carović-Stanko. During his stay at ITQB Professor Zlatko Šatović gave lectures on Modern Strategies in Plant Breeding for the students of the International PhD program in Plant Sciences – Plants for Life  and held the seminar on Genetic Demography of Dalmatian sage (Salvia officinalis L.): A Journey to the Past  during which he explained the structure and objectives of CroP-BioDiv and invited the researchers from ITQB to collaborate.

Time: March 29-30th, 2017

Location: Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

March 29th, 2017|

International collaboration

Professors Zlatko Šatović and Zlatko Liber visited Dr Alison Bentley , Director of Genetics and Breeding at the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) located in Cambridge, UK. Dr Alison Bentley in an expert in genomics applied to breeding of cereals collaborating with CroP-BioDiv Wheat Working Group lead by Dr Dario Novoselović.

January 15th, 2017|

December 31st, 2016|

Consortium Agreement

On Dec. 20th, 2016, the representatives of six Croatian faculties and research institutes that collaborate in the framework of the Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding (CroP-BioDiv) have signed the Consortium Agreement for the purpose of submiting the joint proposal.

Consortium Agreement (in Croatian)

 

December 20th, 2016|

Publication of research paper

carovic-stanko_2016_figTitle: Medicinal Plants of the Familiy Lamiaceae as Functional Foods – A Review

Authors: Carović-Stanko, K., Petek, M., Grdiša, M., Pintar, J., Bedeković, D., Herak Ćustić, M., Šatović, Z.

Journal: Czech Journal of Food Sciences 34(5): 377-390

 

November 15th, 2016|

Conference presentation

Title: The Establishment of the Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding

Presenter: Professor Zlatko Šatović, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb

Authors: Šatović, Z., Šimić, D., Novoselović, D., Sudarić, A., Maletić, E., Strikić, F., Ban, D., Carović-Stanko, K., Liber, Z., Goreta Ban, S.

Congress: 9th International Meeting “Plant Breeding, Seed and Nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: Nov. 11th, 2016; 11:00 AM

Location: LifeClass terme Sv. Martin, Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia

November 11th, 2016|

Conference presentation

Title: Genetic Demography of Dalmatian Sage (Salvia officinalis L.): A Journey to the Past

Presenter: Associated Professor Martina Grdiša, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb

Authors: Grdiša, M., Rešetnik, I., Liber, Z., Radosavljević, I., Carović-Stanko, K., Jug-Dujaković, M., Šatović, Z.

Congress: 9th International Meeting “Plant Breeding, Seed and Nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: Nov. 11th, 2016; 10:45 AM

Location: LifeClass terme Sv. Martin, Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia

November 11th, 2016|

Conference presentation

Title: Diversity among Croatian Common Bean Landraces

Presenter: Assistant professor Klaudija Carović-Stanko, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb

Authors: Carović-Stanko, K., Vidak, M., Grdiša, M., Barešić, A., Herak Ćustić, M., Lazarević, B., Karažija, T., Palčić, I., Radosavljević, I., Liber, Z., Šatović, Z., Gunjača, J.

Congress: 9th International Meeting “Plant Breeding, Seed and Nursery production”

Organizers: Croatian Society of Agronomists and European Seed Association (ESA)

Time: Nov. 11th, 2016; 09:45 AM

Location: LifeClass terme Sv. Martin, Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia

 

November 11th, 2016|

3-day Advanced Course on Molecular Diversity Analysis and Phylogenetics

satovic_2016_beograd_figTitle: 3-day Advanced Course on Molecular Diversity Analysis and Phylogenetics

Lecturer: Prof. dr. sc. Zlatko Šatović, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Agronomski fakultet, Zagreb

Organizer: Croatia-Serbia Cooperation in Science and Technology – Molecular and Phytochemical Characterization by RAMAN Spectroscopy of Economically Important Indigenous Medicinal Plants

Time: 31. listopada – 2. studenog 2016

Location: University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture; Lecture room 14, 5th Floor, New Building

Note: Prezentacije s tečaja su slobodno dostupne na zahtjev

November 1st, 2016|

Project Partnership Agreement

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Partnership Agreement for the purpose of collaboration in the framework of the Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding (CroP-BioDiv) has been signed today by the representatives of the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture (FAZ), Institute of Agriculture and Tourism Poreč (IPTPO), University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science (PMF), Agricultural Institut Osijek (PIO), Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation Split (IJK) and J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Faculty of Agriculture (PFOS).

Partnership Agreement

Date: Sept. 9th 2016

September 9th, 2016|

Collaboration Agreement

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The Collaboration Agreement for the purpose of collaboration in the framework of the Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding (CroP-BioDiv) has been signed today by the Minister of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, professor Vedran Mornar, the Dean of the host institution University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, professor Zoran Grgić, and the leader of the Centre, professor Zlatko Šatović.

Collaboration Agreement (in Croatian)

Date: Dec. 11th 2015

December 11th, 2015|