University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

doc. dr. sc. Goran Fruk

Personal information

Assistant Professor (2016)
Department of Pomology
Hall 1, 3. floor
phone: +385 01 239 3842
e-mail: gfruk ( at )


Undergraduate study programme (BSc)

  • Pomology 1 (colaborator)
  • Modern Technologies of fruit storage and packaging (colaborator)

Graduate study programme (MSc)

  • Specificity of fruit storage and packaging technology (colaborator)

Research interests

  • Fruit storage and packaging
  • Postharvest treatments
  • Physiological disorders of fruits in storage
  • Fruit quality
  • Modeling postharvest fruit characteristic
  • Chilling injury during storage
  • The effect of preharvest factors on postharvest behavior of fruit

Current projects

2008 - 2011

Optimization of peach and nectarine fruits usig postharvest treatments
Ministry of Science, Technology, Education and Sports
Prof. Tomislav jemrić, PhD., Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb

Academic qualifications

2008 - B.Sc.

Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb
he improvement of storage potential of nectarine fruit using heat treatments

Training and research experience

2008. – 2009.

Temperature acquisition and data preparation for behavior modeling of heat treated fruits, Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka (prof. dr. sc. Branimir Pavković)

Employment and work experience

2008 - now

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI)