University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Goran Fruk, PhD

Department of Pomology
Office location: Pavilion 1, 1st floor, room number 013 (Temporary: Pavilion 3, 2nd floor)
phone: +385 1 239 3820
e-mail: gfruk ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Tuesday from 12:00 to 14:00

Academic qualifications

  • 2010 - 2014: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    The role of heat treatments and pectin compounds in the occurrence of chilling injury in nectarine fruit (Prunus persica var. nectarina Ait.) during storage
  • 2002 - 2008: dipl. ing. agr.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Improving nectarine fruit storage potential using heat treatments

Employment and work experience

  • 2016 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant Professor
  • 2015 - 2016: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Young Researcher - Postdoc
  • 2009 - 2015: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Young Researcher - Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Postharvest handling and Fruit storage
  • Postharvest treatments
  • Postharvest physiological dissorders
  • Fruit quality
  • Preharvest factors and storage potential of fruits
  • Chilling injuries of fruits

Training and research experience

  • 01. 09. 2014. - 30. 05. 2015.: University of Zagreb University Computing Centre (SRCE) (mixed)
    Courses on Statistical software SAS
  • 07. 10. 2013. - 06. 04. 2014.: University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty (scientific)
    Scientific training in Postharvest fruit storage, bilateral scholarships of the Republic of Slovenia
  • 12. 06. 2012. - 12. 06. 2012.: Ministry of Economy Republic of Croatia (expert)
    Introduction to protection of new plant varieties in European Union
  • 26. 09. 2011. - 30. 09. 2011.: University of Novi Sad Faculty of Agriculture (scientific)
    Management of field gene banks for germplasm conservation
  • 18. 08. 2008. - 22. 08. 2008.: University of Rijeka Technical faculty (mixed)
    Temperature Acquisition by Thermocouple FieldPoint (National Instruments, USA)
  • 07. 07. 2008. - 11. 07. 2008.: University of Rijeka Technical faculty (mixed)
    Temperature Acquisition by Thermocouple FieldPoint (National Instruments, USA)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Održanje kakvoće breskve i nektarine poslije berbe toplinskim tretmanom potapanja u toplu vodu Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Low pesticide IPM in sustainable and safe fruit production LIFE+ finished
Optimizacija čuvanja breskve i nektarine tretmanima poslije berbe MZOS finished

teaching

Title Funding Status
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond in progress

Publications

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/318810?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?hl=hr&pli=1&user=mb5sYdwAAAAJ