University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Hrvoje Šarčević, PhD

Prof. Hrvoje Šarčević, PhD

Office location: 6th Pavilion, 3rd floor, room number 306
phone: +385 1 239 3937
e-mail: hsarcevic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: wednesday from 10am to 12am

Academic qualifications

  • 1999 - 2003: Ph.D.
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Genetic changes in the M3S population of maize (Zea mays L.) under recurrent selection
  • 1994 - 1998: M.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Investigation of dormancy and sprouting in the ear in wheat (Tr. aestivum L.)
  • 1984 - 1991: B.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    Estimation of vernalization requirements in wheat (Tr. aestivum L.)

Employment and work experience

  • 1994 - : Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    1994 -1999: Young researcher
    1999 - 2003: Young researcher, Ph.D. student
    2003 - 2005: Postdoctoral researcher
    2005 - 2009: Assistant professor
    2009 - 2013: Associate professor
    2013 - 2019: Full professor
    2019 - today: Full professor with tenure
  • 1991 - 1991: Company "Mednik" Županja
    Production of field crops

Teaching

Research interests

  • Genetics and breeding of wheat and maize
  • Recurrent selection in maize
  • Drought resistance in maize and soybean
  • Application of molecular markers in plant breeding
  • Population genetics

Training and research experience

  • 18. 03. 2019. - 29. 03. 2019.: NIAB, Cambridge, United Kingdom (scientific)
    International training course "Quantitative methods in plant breeding"
  • 13. 09. 2010. - 24. 09. 2010.: University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland (scientific)
    Regional Training Course on Use of Induced Mutations (TILLING) and DNA Markers in Cereal Genetics and Breeding
  • 27. 08. 2007. - 07. 09. 2007.: Nordic Gene Bank, Alnarp, Sweden (scientific)
    Gene bank management and operation course
  • 16. 08. 2006. - 31. 08. 2006.: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Beč, Austria (teaching)
    TEMPUS projekt D-JEP 17108-2002 Reform of Agricultural Studies in Croatia (RASC)
  • 18. 10. 2004. - 18. 11. 2004.: University of Hohenheim, Hohenheim, Germany (teaching)
    TEMPUS projekt D-JEP 17108-2002 Reform of Agricultural Studies in Croatia (RASC)
  • 24. 05. 2004. - 11. 06. 2004.: North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA (scientific)
    Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics
  • 27. 05. 2002. - 07. 06. 2002.: Agricultural Research Institut of the Hungarian Academy of Science, Martonvasar, Hungary (scientific)
    International training course "Theoretical and practical aspects of molecular breeding in cereals"

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Genetsko poboljšanje i optimizacija potencijala rodnosti pšenice Croatian science foundation in progress
ZNANSTVENI CENTAR IZVRSNOSTI ZA BIORAZNOLIKOST I MOLEKULARNO OPLEMENJIVANJE BILJA (CroP-BioDiv) Europski fond za regionalni razvoj in progress
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
Efikasnost korištenja dušika i pekarska kakvoća kod pšenice MZOS finished
Inovativno oplemenjivanje pšenice - brza fenotipizacija i selekcija potpomognuta DNA biljezima Europski socijalni fond finished
Rekurentna selekcija kukuruza na korištenje dušika i otpornost na antraknozu MZOS finished

Publications

  • Žulj Mihaljević, M., Šarčević, H., Lovrić, A., Andrijanić, Z., Sudarić, A., Jukić, G., Pejić, I. (2020) Genetic diversity of European commercial soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] germplasm revealed by SSR markers. Genetic resources and crop evolution, 67, 1587-1600. doi:https://.org/10.1007/s10722-020-00934-3.
    Kurasch, A.K., Hahn, V., Leiser, W.L., Vollmann, J., Schori, A., Betrix, C.A., Mayr, B., Winkler, J., Mechtler, K., Aper, J., Sudarić, A., Pejić, I., Šarčević, H., Jeanson, P., Balko, C., Signor, M., Miceli, F., Strijk, P., Rietman, H., Muresanu, E., Djordjevic, V., Pospišil, A., Barion, G., Weigold, P., Streng, S., Kroen, M. & Wuerschum, T. (2017) Identification of mega-environments in Europe and effect of allelic variation at maturity E loci on adaptation of European soybean. Plant cell and environment, 40 (5), 765-778. doi:10.1111/pce.12896
    Šarčević, H., Jukić, K., Ikić, I. & Lovrić, A. (2014) Estimation of quantitative genetic parameters for grain yield and quality in winter wheat under high and low nitrogen fertilization. Euphytica, 199 (1), 57-67. doi:10.1007/s10681-014-1154-9
    Šarčević, H., Gunjača, J., Budimir, A., Boić M., Bolarić, S., Bukan, M., Lewis, R.S. & Kozumplik, V. (2013) Long-term genetic Improvement and genetic diversity of Croatian flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) cultivars. Crop Science 53 (1), 112-120. doi:10.2135/cropsci2012.03.0173
    Ikić, I, Maričević, M, Tomasović, S, Gunjača, J, Šatović, Z. & Šarčević, H. (2012) The effect of germination temperature on seed dormancy in Croatian-grown winter wheats. Euphytica 188 (1), 25-34. doi: 10.1007/s10681-012-0735-8
    Gunjaca, J., Buhinicek, I., Jukic, M., Sarcevic, H., Vragolovic, A., Kozic, Z., Jambrovic, A. & Pejic I. (2008) Discriminating maize inbred lines using molecular and DUS data. Euphytica 161 (1-2), 165-172. doi: 10.1007/s10681-007-9518-z

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/220853

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=vgVw28EAAAAJ&hl=hr

Other professional activities

  • 2015 - 2019: Croatian Genetic Society
    President
  • 2007 - 2020: Committee for Plant Genetic Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Croatia
    Member
  • 2007 - 2020: European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA)
    Member
  • 2003 - 2020: Croatian Genetic Society
    Member