University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Snježana Topolovec-Pintarić, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Snježana Topolovec-Pintarić, PhD

Office location: 1th Pavilion, 1th Floor, room number 031
phone: +385 1 239 3731
e-mail: tpintaric ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: tuesday from 10am to 12pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1996 - 2000: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Inherent and acquired resistance of Botrytis cinerea Pers. ex Fr. to botryticides in vineyards and relationship between resistant patotypes
  • 1992 - 1996: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Resistance of fungus Botrytis cinerea Pers. ex Fr. to dicarboximides in some Croatian vineyards
  • 1990 - 1990: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Detection of grapevine viruses by ELISA method in nursery Jastrebarsko (Mladina)

Employment and work experience

  • 1992 - 2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2015-now iasociate professor
    2009-2015. asociate professor
    2003-2008 assistant professor
    2001-2003 asistent
    1996-2001 young assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Plant Pathology - Mycology (Morphology, Diagnostic and Taxonomi of Fungi)
  • Phytopharmacy (Fungicides, Fungal resistance, Biological control, Organic plant protection)
  • Mycorrhizas in Ecological farming
  • Seed borne fungi

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Nove biopolimerne mikrokapsule za kontrolirano otpuštanje tvari za zaštitu/ishranu bilja Croatian science foundation in progress
Standardizacija molekularne dijagnostike uzročnika biljnih bolesti Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Biotehnološko formiranje promotora biljnog rasta kapsulacijom gljivičnog bio-čimbenika Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Biotehnološko formuliranje promotora biljnog rasta kapsulacijom gljivičnog bio-čimbenika Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Identifikacija fitopatogena molekularnim i drugim metodama MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Uvođenje autohtone ljekovite biljke Arnica Montana u poljoprivrednu proizvodnju VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

Publications

  • 1. Vinceković, M., Jurić, S., Đermić, E., & Topolovec Pintarić, S. (2017) Kinetics and Mechanisms of Chemical and Biological Agents Release from Biopolymeric Microcapsules. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 65 (44), 9608-9617. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.7b04075.
    2. Vinceković, M., Jalšenjak, N., Topolovec-Pintarić, S., Đermić, E., Bujan, M. & Jurić, S. (2016) Encapsulation of Biological and Chemical Agents for Plant Nutrition and Protection: Chitosan/Alginate Microcapsules Loaded with Copper Cations and Trichoderma viride. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 64 (43), 8073-8083. doi:10.1021/acs.jafc.6b02879.
    3. Topolovec-Pintarić, S., Žutić, I. & Đermić, E . (2013) Enhanced growth of cabbage and red beet by Trichoderma harzianum. Acta agriculturae Slovenica. 101 (1), 87-92.
    4. Topolovec-Pintarić, S. (2011) Resistance to botryticides. In: Fungicides – Beneficial and Harmful Aspects. Book edited by Nooruddin Thajuddin, ISBN 978-953-307-451-1, In Tech, 19-44. doi:10.5772/26315.
    5. Topolovec-Pintarić, S. (2009) Resistance risk to new botryticides in Botrytis cinerea Pers:Fr. in winegrowing area in Croatia. Journal of plant diseases and protection, 116 (2), 73-77.
    6. Domijan, A., Peraica, M., Žlender, V., Cvjetković, B., Jurjević, Ž., Topolovec-Pintarić, S. & Ivić, D. (2005) Seed-borne fungi and ochratoxin A contamination of dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in the Republic of Croatia. Food and chemical toxicology, 43 (3), 427-432.

Bibliography (CROSBI): http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=194395

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/

Other professional activities

  • 2001 - 2001: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture / Organizing Committee of professional course "Seed pathology" and lecturer
  • 2000 - 2006: Organizing Committee of Plant Protection SeminarSteering Committe, / Secretary
    2001. Organizing Committee of professional course "Seed pathology" and lecturer
  • 2000 - 2006: Organizing Committee of Plant Protection Seminar / Organizing Committee of Plant Protection Seminar