University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Zoran Luković, PhD

Prof. Zoran Luković, PhD

Office location: 2nd Pavilion, 2nd floor, room number 57
phone: +385 1 239 3645
e-mail: lukovic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english, slovenian
Consultations: tuesday from 12pm to 14pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2002 - 2006: PhD
    University of Ljubljana Zootechnical Department
    "Covariance functions for litter size in pigs using a random regression model"
  • 1999 - 2001: MSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    "Effect of crossing and Hal gene on production traits of crossbreeds"
  • 1994 - 1999: BSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    "Phenotypic traits of Zagorje turkey near Krapina town"

Employment and work experience

  • 1999 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    1999 - 2001 young assistant
    2001 - 2006 assistant
    2006 - 2008 senior instructor
    2008 - 2013 assistant professor
    2013 - 2018 associate professor

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR

  • Pig breeding (2012-2015)
    University of Applied Sciences "Marko Marulić"
  • Pig breeding (2007-2012)
    University of Applied Sciences "Marko Marulić"

Research interests

  • Biotechnology in pig production
  • Pig breeding
  • Information systems in livestock production
  • Animal welfare
  • Meat quality

Training and research experience

  • 21. 02. 2007. - 23. 02. 2007.: Croatian Biometrical Society & University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture (scientific)
    Advanced course "Molecular diversity analysis"
  • 05. 05. 2006. - 13. 05. 2006.: EAAP & IRTA (scientific)
    Workshop "Meat quality and safety"
  • 01. 10. 2004. - 31. 12. 2004.: University of Ljubljana Zotechnical Department (scientific)
    Pig breeding
  • 09. 09. 2004. - 14. 09. 2004.: EAAP (scientific)
    Workshop "Estimation of Covariance Components and Breeding Value with the VCE5 Package"
  • 05. 07. 2004. - 10. 07. 2004.: University of Ljubljana Zootechnical Department (scientific)
    International workshop "Dynamic modeling in animal science"
  • 01. 02. 2001. - 05. 02. 2001.: University of Ljubljana Zootechnical Department (scientific)
    Workshop "Winther School in Molecular Genetics"

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Diversity of local big breeds and production systems for high quality traditional products and sustainable pork chains Horizon 2020 in progress
Karakterizacija i uskladba genotipa, fenotipa i tehnologija proizvodnje Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Karakterizacija proizvodnih i genetskih odlika domaćih životinja u Republici Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Procjena uzgojnih vrijednosti za svojstva kakvoće mesa Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Valorizacija fenotipa i genotipa hrvatskih autohtonih pasmina domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Genetske i fenotipske odlike izvornih hrvatskih pasmina ovaca MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Održiva proizvodnja svinja na otvorenom na području Banovine VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi in progress
Alternativna proizvodnja svinjskog mesa VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished
Integrirana proizvodnja svinja na šaranskim ribnjacima VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished
Primjena ultrazvuka u uzgoju svinja na obiteljskim gospodarstvima VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished
Procjena uzgojnih vrijednosti svinja na obiteljskim gospodarstvima VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

Publications

  • Škorput, D., Gorjanc, G., Luković, Z. (2017)
    Reliability of genetic evaluation using purebred and crossbred data from different pig farms. Animal science papers and reports, 35, 1, 47-56.
  • Škorput, D., Gorjanc, G., Kasap, A., Luković, Z. (2015) Partition of genetic trends by origin in Landrace and Large White pigs. Animal, 9, 10, 1605-1609.
  • Luković, Z., Škorput, D. (2015) Factors influencing litter size in pigs. CAB Reviews, 10, 6, 1-9.
  • Škorput, D., Gorjanc, G., Đikić, M., Luković, Z. (2014) Genetic parameters for litter size in Black Slavonian pigs. Spanish journal of agricultural research,12, 1, 89-97.
  • Kaić, A., Škorput, D., Luković, Z. (2009)
    Carcass quality of crossbred pigs with Pietrain as a terminal sire. Italian Journal of Animal Science, 8, Suppl. 3, 252-254.
  • Luković, Z., Uremović, M., Konjačić, M., Uremović, Z., Vincek, D. (2007) Genetic parameters for litter size in pigs using a random regression model. Asian-australasian journal of animal sciences, 20, 2, 160-165.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/230843?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=me5WaL4AAAAJ&hl=hr