University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Milan Poljak, PhD

Prof. Milan Poljak, PhD

Office location: 6th Pavilion, 2nd floor, room number 126
phone: +385 1 239 3861
e-mail: mpoljak ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: tuesday from 10 am to 12 am

Academic qualifications

  • 1992 - 1998: Doctor of Biotechnical Sciences - Agronomy (PhD)
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Effect of zinc on the concentration of certain ions and the content of plant pigments in tissues of maize (Zea mays L.)
  • 1987 - 1991: Master of Science - arable crops (MSc)
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Effect of different levels of zinc fertilization on the amount and quality of corn yield
  • 1982 - 1986: graduated agricultural engineer (BSc)
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Possibilities of Seed Potato Production at Drežničko field

Employment and work experience

  • 1987 - 2017: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Nutrition
    2014 - today: Professor with tenure
    2009-2014: Full Professor
    2003-2009: Associate Professor
    1999-2003: Assistant Professor
    1992-1999: Assistant
    1990-1992: Associate
    1987-1990: Intern

Teaching

Research interests

  • plant ecophysiology - phenotyping
  • stress physiology of plants
  • nutrients recycling
  • soil fertility
  • plant nutrition
  • agriculture

Training and research experience

  • 30. 08. 2004. - 30. 09. 2004.: University of Hohenheim Institute of Plant Nutrition (mixed)
    Development of academic activities. TEMPUS Project: Reform of Agricultural Studies in Croatia
  • 15. 05. 2001. - 31. 05. 2001.: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca (scientific)
    SNMA-Course, Cluj Napoca, Romania: Sustainable nutrient management in agriculture.
  • 11. 05. 1992. - 16. 05. 1992.: Wageningen Agricultural University (scientific)
    International postgraduate course, Gent, Belgium: Soil Pollution and Soil Protection.

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Inovativne tehnike u minimalnoj preradi krumpira (Solanum tuberosum) i njegova zdravstvena ispravnost nakon pripreme Croatian science foundation in progress
Zbrinjavanje mulja kroz proizvodnju energetskih kultura Croatian science foundation in progress
Inovativne tehnologije povećanja iskorištenja dušika u proizvodnji ječma Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Inovativne tehnologije povećanja iskorištenja dušika u proizvodnji ječma Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Inovativne tehnologije povećanja iskorištenja dušika u proizvodnji ječma Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Inovativno oplemenjivanje pšenice - brza fenotipizacija i selekcija potpomognuta DNA biljezima Europski socijalni fond finished
Integrirani uzgoj krumpira na kiselim tlima Hrvatske MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Inovacije u prehrani preživača u prirodnom uzgoju kao temelj održivosti i konkurentnosti u lovnom turizmu VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished
Organski malčevi u održivoj proizvodnji salate VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

Publications

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/139462

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=r64EHOIAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao