University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Aleksandar Mešić, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Aleksandar Mešić, PhD

Office location: 3 rd pavilion, ground floor, room number 002
phone: +385 1 239 3858
e-mail: amesic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Monday, form 12 to 14

Academic qualifications

  • 2005 - 2007: MBA in Agribusiness
    The MBA Business Agribusiness Study was organized as part of the TEMPUS project in Zagreb. It is organized by University of Debrecen with University of Zagreb – Faculty of Agriculture, in cooperation with Wageningen University, University of Hohenheim and Scottish Agricultural College. Graduation was on December 10, 2007 with thesis titled „Business plan for wooden pellets production in Croatia“ (mentor: professor András Nábrádi).
  • 2003 - 2006: PhD
    PhD in Biotechnical Sciences, Scientific Field of Agriculture, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmacy gained at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, December 22, 2006 with thesis "Horse chestnut leafminer - Cameraria ohridella Deschka et Dimić (Lepidoptera: Gracilariidae) - Biology and Control" (mentor: Prof. Jasminka Igrc Barčić, PhD).
  • 1999 - 2003: MSc (Master of Science)
    Postgraduate study in Plant Protection started in 1999 and a master's thesis titled "Napomyza gymnostoma Loew (Agromyzidae: Cyclorrhapha: Diptera) a new pest of onions in Croatia" was defended on January 31, 2003 at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb (mentor: Prof. Jasminka Igrc Barčić, PhD).
  • 1992 - 1997: Master of Engineering in Plant Protection
    In 1992 he enrolled Study of Plant Protection at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, and graduated in October 1997 with the title "Effectiveness of some new herbicides in wheat and barley during 1996" (mentor: prof. Zvonimir Ostojić, PhD).

Employment and work experience

  • 2014 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Associate professor
  • 2009 - 2014: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant professor
  • 1998 - 2009: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Research junior

Teaching

Research interests

  • Phytopharmacy
  • Pesticide Application
  • Entomology

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Biološka raznolikost u poljoprivrednoj proizvodnji Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Simultaneously research of cultivation possibilities for strawberry in China and Croatia MZO in progress
Biološka raznolikost u poljoprivrednoj proizvodnji Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Nepesticidne mjere zaštite bilja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Racionalizacija uporabe sredstava za zaštitu bilja u poljoprivrednoj proizvodnji Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Biološka raznolikost u poljoprivrednoj proizvodnji Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Standardizacija kvalitete i zdravstvene ispravnosti jagoda VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

Publications

  • Pajač Živković, I., Lemić, D., Mešić., A., Benítez, H. A. (2017). Fruit host influence on wing morphology in Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): a first view using geometric morphometrics. Entomological Research (in press; Accepted 17/10/2017).
  • Šamec, D., Maretić, M., Lugarić, I., Mešić, A., Salopek-Sondi, B., Duralija, B. (2016). Assessment of the differences in the physical, chemical and phytochemical properties of four strawberry cultivars using principal component analysis. Food chemistry. 194: 828-834.
  • Mešić, A., Miličević, T., Grubišić, D., Duralija, B., Marić, A., Popović, A. (2012). Foliar treatments against horse chestnut leaf miner (Cameraria ohridella). Šumarski list, 5-6: 245-252.
  • Mešić, A., Dupor, M., Igrc Barčić, J. (2009). Phytomyza (Napomyza) gymnostoma Loew (Agromyzidae: Diptera) biology in central Croatia. Entomologia Croatica 13 (2): 45-54.
  • Mešić, A., Barčić, J., Igrc Barčić, J., Miličević, T., Duralija, B., Gotlin Čuljak, T. (2008). A low environmental impact method to control horse chestnut leaf miner Cameraria ohridella (Deschka et Dimić). Journal of food agriculture & environment. 6 (3/4): 421-427.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/258486

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=hHHssUYAAAAJ&hl=hr