University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Željko Jukić, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Željko Jukić, PhD

Department of Field Crops, Forage and Grassland
Office location: 6th pavilion, 3rd floor, room number 337
phone: +385 1 239 3781
e-mail: zjukic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: monday from 10 to 12

Academic qualifications

  • 2000 - 2004: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Title: Water relase from corn kernel in the field and drier during convencion drying
  • 1996 - 2000: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Title: Deterioration of soybean seed [Glycine max. (L. Merrill] while being processed and stored
  • 1989 - 1996: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Title: Intensive production of forage

Employment and work experience

  • 1996 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Associate professor (2011-)
    Assistant professor (2006-2011)
    Senior teaching assistant (2005-2006)
    Teaching assistant (2001-2005)
    Junior teaching assistant (1996-2001)

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR


  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture

Research interests

  • Postharvest technology
  • Milling
  • Use of biomass of agricultural crops
  • Quality of agricultural products for the processing industry

Training and research experience

  • 02. 03. 2008. - 20. 03. 2008.: Slovak University of Agricultural in Nitra SAU, Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources, Nitra, Slovakia (mixed)
  • 10. 09. 2006. - 23. 09. 2006.: National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, SAD (expert)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Održiva proizvodnja i evaluacija biomase travnjaka i energetskih kultura u marginalnim ekološkim područjima Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Održiva proizvodnja biomase travnjaka i energetskih kultura u marginalnim ekološkim područjima Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Održivi sustavi proizvodnje i korištenja ratarskih kultura Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Održivi sustavi proizvodnje žitarica Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Održivi sustavi proizvodnje ratarskih kultura MZOS finished
Saniranje tehnoloških nusproizvoda iz proizvodnje biodizela do energije MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Savjetodavne usluge i usluge uzgoja bilja za unapređenje poljodjelske proizvodnje Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished
Savjetodavne usluge s ciljem edukacije poljoprivrednika i vlasnika OPG-a te predstavnika poduzetnika čija je osnovna djelatnost poljoprivreda Suradnja s gospodarstvom finished

teaching

Title Funding Status
Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Agriculture in Alps-Adriatic Region Other finished

Publications

  • Milander, Jeremy; Jukić, Željko; Mason, Stephen, Galusha; Tomie; Kmail Zaher. Hybrid Maturity Influence on Maize Yield and Yield Component Response to Plant Population in Croatia and Nebraska. // Cereal research communications. 45 (2017) , 2; 326-335.

    Milander, Jeremy J.; Jukić, Željko; Mason, Stephen C.; Glausha, TTomie; Kmail, Zaher. Plant Population Influence on Maize Yield Components in Croatia and Nebraska. // Crop science. 56 (2016) , 5; 2742-2750.

    Kmail, Zaher; Milander, Jeremy; Jukić, Željko; Mason, Stephen. Path Analysis Comparison of Plant Population and Hybrid Maturity for Maize Primary and Secondary Yield Components. // Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus. 81 (2016), 4; 197-204.

    Ćurić, Duška; Novotni, Dubravka; Bauman, Ingrid; Krička, Tajana; Jukić, Željko; Voća, Neven; Kiš, Darko.
    Bread-Making Quality of Standard Winter Wheat Cultivars. // ACS. Agriculturae conspectus scintificus. 74 (2009), 3; 161-167.

    Jukić, Željko; Janušić, Vanja; Matin, Ana; Tomić, Franjo.
    Water release rate from corn kernel affected by cropping intensity. // Cereal Research Communications. 35(2007) , 2 Part 1; 569-572.

    Varga, Boris; Svečnjak, Zlatko; Jurković, Zorica; Kovačević, Josip; Jukić, Željko. Wheat grain and flour quality as affected by cropping intensity. // Food technology and biotechnology. 41 (2003) , 4; 321-329.

Bibliography (CROSBI): http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=218493

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?view_op=search_authors&mauthors=zeljko+jukic&hl=hr&oi=ao

Other professional activities

  • 2016: Croatian Biogas Association
    Member of Steering committee
  • 2010: Žitozajednica, unapređenje proizvodnje i prerade žitarica i brašna d.o.o.
    Member of the Professional Committee for milling
  • 2008: Balkan Environmental Association (B.EN.A.)
    Vice president of B.EN.A. office in Croatia
  • 2005 - 2007: Ministry of Agrculture and Forestry and Water Management RH
    Member of Croatian team for negotiations with European Union
  • 2004 - 2008: Croatian and International Congress of Technologists for Postharvest Technology
    Member of organising committee