University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Marija Pecina, PhD

Prof. Marija Pecina, PhD

Office location: Hall 6, 3. floor
phone: +385 1 239 3928
e-mail: mpecina ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english

Academic qualifications

  • 1993 - 1998: PhD
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Title:
    Multivariate Analysis and the Application in Plant Breeding
  • 1987 - 1992: MSc
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Title:
    Optimal Plot Size and Shape in Experiments with Different Hybrid Maize (Zea mays L.) Maturity Groups
  • 1978 - 1984: BSc
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Title:
    Greenery and Landscape of Subotica and Palić

Employment and work experience

  • 1987 - : Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Department of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biometrics:
    Full Professor (2013 – now)
    Professor (2008 – 2013)
    Associate Professor (2003 - 2008)
    Assistant Professor (1999 - 2003)
    Assistant (1987 - 1999)

Teaching

Research interests

  • biometrics - statistics
  • multivariate analysis
  • experimental design
  • scientific research methodology

Training and research experience

  • 08. 10. 2007. - 15. 10. 2007.: University of Hohenheim Stuttgart (scientific)
    University of Hohenheim Stuttgart
  • 05. 06. 2000. - 10. 06. 2000.: Institut za medicinska istraživanja (Zagreb) (scientific)
    June, 2000 IMI & Croatian Biometrical Society, Zagreb, Croatia,
    Lynne Billard - Repeated Measure Designs
  • 12. 03. 2000. - 24. 03. 2000.: CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain (scientific)
    March, 2000 CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain,
    I. Romagosa, A. Mead, L.A. Nelson, E.R. Williams - Enhancing Breeding Processes of Fruit and Forest Woody Species: Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis
  • 10. 11. 1997. - 22. 11. 1997.: CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain (scientific)
    November, 1997 CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain,
    I. Romagosa, F.A. van Eeuwijk, E.R. Williams, M. Talbot - Statistical Methods for Plant Variety Evaluation
  • 06. 02. 1994. - 15. 04. 1994.: CPRO - DLO, Wageningen, NL (scientific)
    February, 1994 - April, 1994 CPRO - DLO, Wageningen, Nizozemska,
    Fred A. van Eeuwijk (supervisor) - statistical analysis of experimental research; multivariate analysis;

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Procjena genetske adaptabilnosti hrvatskog sortimenta kukuruza i soje u funkciji oplemenjivanja prema tolerantnosti na sušu Croatian science foundation finished
Molekularna karakterizacija germplazme ratarskih kultura Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Morfološka i molekularna karakterizacija germplazme ratarskih kultura Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Primjena molekularno-genetičkih metoda u analizi agrobioraznolikosti i oplemenjivanju poljoprivrednog bilja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Proučavanje variabilnosti germplazme pšenice, trešnje i rogača na fenotipskoj i molekularnoj razini Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Proučavanje varijabilnosti i nasljeđivanja gospodarski važnih svojstava u oplemenjivačkim populacijama poljoprivrednog bilja korištenjem klasičnih i molekularno-genetičkih metoda Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Funkcionalni mliječni proizvodi od ovčjeg mlijeka MZOS finished
Povećanje učinkovitosti istraživanja primjenom naprednih biometrijskih modela MZOS finished
Rekurentna selekcija kukuruza na korištenje dušika i otpornost na antraknozu 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/154205

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=eI-Z6nEAAAAJ&hl=hr

Other professional activities

  • 2018: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Committee for postgraduate doctoral studeis and PhD Thesis FAZ, Member
  • 2018: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Awards Committee, President
  • 2008 - 2010: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Editoral Board of ACS-Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, Member
  • 2006 - 2013: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Committee for postgraduate doctoral studeis and PhD Thesis FAZ, President
  • 2003 - 2017: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Editoral Board of WEB pages of FAZ, member
    Editor in Chief - (2005-2007)
  • 2001 - 2013: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Committee for postgraduate specialistic studeis and MSc Thesis FAZ, Member
  • 2000 - 2005: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Republic of Croatia
    Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Republic of Croatia
    Plant variety testing committee, President
  • 1998: HBMD - Croatian Biometric Society
    HBMD - Croatian Biometric Society, President (2004-2010)
    https://www.hbmd.hr/

    ITI 2005 Cavtat,organization of BIOSTAT - 10th School of Biometrics, Topic: Modern Experimental Designs: Construction and Analysis, Emlyn Williams, CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, Canberra, Australia

    ITI 1998 Pula and Zagreb, School of public health Andrija Štampar, organization BIOSTAT - 3rd School of Biometrics, Topic: Mixed and Multiplicative Models for the Analysis of Series of Experiments, Fred A. van Eeuwijk, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands