University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Renata Bažok, PhD

Prof. Renata Bažok, PhD

Office location: 3rd pavillon, ground floor, left, room number 6
phone: +385 1 239 3969
e-mail: rbazok ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Tuesday, Friday from 7.30 till 9.00

Academic qualifications

  • 1996 - 2001: PhD, Biotechnical science, agriculture, phytomedicine
    10.2.2001. , Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb: PhD, Biotechnical science, agriculture, phytomedicine
  • 1993 - 1996: Master of Science, Biotechnical science, agriculture, phytomedicine
    16.5. 1996., Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb: Master of Science, Biotechnical science, agriculture, phytomedicine
  • 1983 - 1987: Dipl.ing. agriculture, plant protection
    26.6.1987., Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb: Dipl.ing. agriculture, plant protection

Employment and work experience

  • 2017 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    professor-permanent position
  • 2012 - 2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    professor
  • 2006 - 2012: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    associate professor
  • 2001 - 2006: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    assistant professor
  • 1996 - 2001: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    researcher, Entomology, Phytopharmacy
  • 1993 - 1996: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    young researcher: Entomology, Phytopharmacy
  • 1992 - 1993: Dobrinčić-promet
    Advisor in agricultural pharmacy
  • 1988 - 1992: Radonja Sisak
    Investigator in biological laboratory

Teaching

Research interests

  • Western corn rootworm, wireworms, pests of sugar beet, pests of potato and brassica cropse repe, Štetnici krumpira i kupusnjača
  • Resistance of insect pests to pesticides
  • Other pests of field and vegetable crops
  • Side effect of insecticides (beneficial organisms and ecotoxicology)
  • Integrated pest management
  • Biological insecticides

Training and research experience

  • 09. 12. 2017. - 30. 09. 1994.: USDA, ARS (scientific)
    Frederick, Maryland USA: USDA, ARS, Beneficial insect laboratory Beltscville, Maryland, Forgein Disease Weed Research, Frederick
    Biological control of the Colorado Potato Beetle
  • 12. 04. 2012. - 18. 10. 2012.: Purdue University, USA (mixed)
    Fullbright scholarship, Purdue University Department of Entomology
    Effects of genetically modified maize for insect resistance on insect biocenosis
  • 02. 03. 2003. - 10. 03. 2003.: University of Padua, Department for Agronomy (scientific)
    Wireworm identification
  • 30. 06. 1997. - 29. 09. 1997.: Purdue University USA (scientific)
    Cochran fellowship, Purdue University Department of Entomology:
    Western corn rootworm

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Monitoring rezistentnosti štetnika: nove metode detekcije i učinkovite strategije upravljanja rezistentnošću Croatian science foundation in progress
Biološka raznolikost u poljoprivrednoj proizvodnji Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Monitoring rezistentnosti štetnih organizama na sredstva za zaštitu bilja u Republici Hrvatskoj (2018-2020.) Ministarstvo poljoprivrede in progress
Unaprjeđenje ljudskog kapitala profesionalnim razvojem kroz istraživački program u fitomedicini Europski socijalni fond in progress
Unaprjeđenja u tehnologiji uzgoja šećerne repe sukladno načelima integrirane zaštite od štetnika Croatian science foundation finished
Enhancement of Collaboration between Science, Industry and Farmers: Technology Transfer for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Sugar Beet as the Way to Improve Farmer's Income and Reduce Pesticide Use IPA finished
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
Sustav procjene rizika-temelj integrirane zaštite kukuruza od štetnika Other finished
Utvrđivanje prostorne distribucije gospodarski važnih štetnika primjenom GIS-a MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Povećanje konkurentnosti i osiguranje proizvodnje šećerne repe uvođenjem alternativnih i nepesticidnih metoda suzbijanja štetnika VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi in progress
Djelotvornost entomopatogene nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora sadržane u pripravku Nematop distributera Pro-eca za suzbijanje repine pipe u šećernoj repi Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished
Okvirni ugovor za terensko istraživanje - djelotvornost insekticida za suzbijanje kukuruzne zlatice - BASF Croatia Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished
Provjera djelotvornosti entomopatogene nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora sadržane u pripravku Nematop distributera Pro-eca za suzbijanje repine pipe (Bothynoderes punctiventris) u šećernoj repi Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished
Edukacija poljoprivrednih proizvođača za provođenje procjene rizika od kukuruzne zlatice na području Koprivničko-križevačka županija Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Edukacija poljoprivrednih proizvođača za provođenje procjene rizika od kukuruzne zlatice na području Koprivničko-križevačke županije Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Edukacija poljoprivrednih proizvođača za provođenje procjene rizika od kukuruzne zlatice na području općine Ferdinanadovac Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Edukacija poljoprivrednih proizvođača za provođenje procjene rizika od kukuruzne zlatice na području općine Gola Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished
Edukacija poljoprivrednih proizvođača za provođenje procjene rizika od kukuruzne zlatice na području općine Lukač Suradnja s tijelima uprave finished

teaching

Title Funding Status
Harmonization and Innovation in PhD Study Programs for Plant Health in Sustainable Agriculture Erasmus+ in progress
INnovative educaTion foR sustaInable eNtrepreneurShip In Life sCiences Erasmus+ in progress
Transformation of European Food Systems towards Sustainability by Transnational, Innovative Teaching Erasmus+ in progress
Internationalizing CASEE network by introducing innovative mobility activities and defining quality criteria Other in progress
Unaprjeđenje kvalitete i primjena HKO u preddiplomskim sveučilišnim studijima poljoprivrede ESF in progress
International joint Master degree in Plant Medicine EU programi finished
Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Agriculture in Alps-Adriatic Region Other finished

Publications

  • 1. Čačija, M., Kozina, A., Igrc Barčić, J., Bažok, R. (2017). Linking climate change and insect pest distribution: an example using Agriotes ustulatus Shall. (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Agricultural and Forest Entomology. doi: 10.1111/afe.12259.
    2. Lemić, D., Čačija, M., Virić Gašparić, H., Drmić, Z., Bažok, R., Pajač Živković, I. (2017). The ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) community in an intensively managed agricultural landscape. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research. 15 (4): 661-674.
    3. Virić Gašparić H., Drmić, Z., Čačija, M., Graša, Ž., Petrak, I., Bažok, R., Lemić, D. (2017). Impact of environmental conditions and agro-technical factors on ground beetle populations in arable crops. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 15(3):697-711, DOI: 10.15666/aeer/1503_697711
    4. Drmić, Z., Toth, M., Lemić, Grubisić, D., Pospišil, M., Bažok, R. (2017). Area-wide mass trapping by pheromone based attractants for the control of sugar beet weevil (Bothynoderes punctiventris Germar, Coleoptera: Curculionidae): Area-wide mass trapping of sugar beet weevil. Pest Management Science. 73 (10): 2174-2183, DOI: 10.1002/ps.4601
    5. Mikac, K. M., Lemic, D., Bažok, R., Benítez, H. A. (2016). Wing shape changes: a morphological view of the Diabrotica virgifera virgifera European invasion. Biological invasions-, doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1252-9
    The whole list:
    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Renata_Baok

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/200140?w_mentor=1

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

Other professional activities

  • 2017: Croatian plant protection society
    Chief Editor: Journal of Plan Protection
  • 2014: Croatian Natural History Society
    Member of the editorial board of the journal Nature
  • 2012 - 2015: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Member of the editorial board: Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus
  • 2012: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Member of the board for appointment of teachers and scientists
  • 2012: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Vice-dean for international relations
  • 2011: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Leader of the graduate study program “Plant Medicine”
  • 2010: Ministry of Agriculture
    Member of the advisory board for plant protection products
  • 2009: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Member of the Council of the postgraduate doctoral study program 2009. now
  • 2009: Ministry of Health
    Member of the panel for deliberate release of GMOs
  • 2008 - 2012: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Member of the board for postgraduate doctoral study program
  • 2008 - 2012: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Leader of the undergraduate study program Plant Protection: 2008-2012
  • 2008: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Member of the Faculty board for lifelong learning
  • 2007 - 2017: Croatian plant protection society
    Member of the editorial board: Journal of Plan Protection
  • 2001: Croatian Plant protection society
    2004. -2008. member of Supervisory board
    2008.-2009.member of Board
    2009. do 2013. - secretary
    2013.-2017. president
    2017.-now - member of Board
  • 1996: Croatian plant protection society
    1996-2009- technical editor of the journal Fragmenta phytomedica et herbologica
    2009-now- member of the editorial board