Prof. Ivanka Žutić, PhD

Professor
Division for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Department of Vegetable Crops
Office location: Hall 4, ground floor, room number 048
Phone: +385 1 239 4056
Email: izutic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Mondays from 10 am to 12 pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1998 - 2002: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Biological and agronomic traits of newly introduced vegetable sort pak choy [Brassica rapa L. ssp. chinensis (L.) Hanelt]
  • 1984 - 1994: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Influence of herbicides on weedness and yield of the autumn grown cabbage
  • 1976 - 1981: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
    Modern strawberry production on plastic mulches

Employment and work experience

  • 1983 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
  • 1982 - 1983: Agricultural school, Zagreb

Teaching

Research interests

  • Introduction of protected indigenous medicinal plants into agricultural production
  • Introduction of new species, cultivars and technologies into vegetable crops production
  • Ecological and technological factors in MAPs and vegetable crops production
  • Ecological production of MAPs and vegetables

Training and research experience

  • 1999/03/01 - 1999/08/31: Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Organization, Northern Center Newe Ya'ar, Ramat Yishay, Israel (scientific)
    E. Putievsky, N. Dudai (mentors). New technologies in herbs production
  • 1998/12/01 - 1998/12/03: Institute for health preservation of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia (scientific)
    S. Pavlovič, Determination of dietary fibers in food

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Nutritivna i funkcionalna vrijednost koprive (Urtica dioica L.) primjenom suvremenih hidroponskih tehnika uzgoja Croatian science foundation 2020/01/15 - 2024/01/14 coordinator
Izolacija i enkapsulacija bioaktivnih molekula samonikle i kultivirane koprive i komorača i učinci na fiziologiju organizma Croatian science foundation 2018/11/01 - 2022/10/31 partner
Nove biopolimerne mikrokapsule za kontrolirano otpuštanje tvari za zaštitu/ishranu bilja Croatian science foundation 2015/09/01 - 2018/08/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Uvođenje autohtone ljekovite biljke Arnica Montana u poljoprivrednu proizvodnju VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2008/01/01 - 2008/12/31 coordinator
Uzgoj lisnatog povrća sustavom plutajućih kontejnera Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2006/12/15 - 2008/11/30 coordinator
Suvremena proizvodnja ljekovitog bilja i povrća u Zagrebačkoj županiji Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2004/01/01 - 2006/12/31 coordinator
Organski malčevi u održivoj proizvodnji salate VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2004/09/13 - 2006/11/30 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Nutritivna vrijednost i prinos microgreensa Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2018/01/01 - 2018/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj biostimulatora na prinos i kvalitetu hidroponski uzgojene rajčice Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Učinak dehidriranih organskih gnojiva i biostimulatora na nutritivnu vrijednost muškatne tikve Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Mikropropagacija kapara te poboljšanje genetske osnove pšenice i duhana Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Nutritivna i zdravstvena vrijednost kultivirane vrste Urtica dioica L. Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • 1. Šic Žlabur, Jana; Žutić, Ivanka; Radman, Sanja; Pleša, Maja; Brnčić, Mladen; Barba, Francisco J.; Rocchetti, Gabriele; Lucini, Luigi; Lorenzo, Jose M.; Domínguez, Rubén et al. Effect of Different Green Extraction Methods and Solvents on Bioactive Components of Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.) Flowers // Molecules, 25 (2020), 4; 810, 17 doi:10.3390/molecules25040810
  • 2. Jurić, Slaven; Sopko Stracenski, Katarina; Król- Kilińska, Żaneta; Žutić, Ivanka; Fabek Uher, Sanja; Đermić, Edyta; Topolovec- Pintarić, Snježana; Vinceković, Marko (2020). The enhancement of plant secondary metabolites content in Lactuca sativa L. by encapsulated bioactive agents // Scientific reports, 10 (2020), 3737, 12 doi:10.1038/s41598-020-60690-3
  • 3. Repajić, Maja; Cegledi, Ena; Kruk, Valentina; Pedisić, Sandra; Çınar, Firat; Bursać Kovačević, Danijela; Žutić, Ivanka; Dragović-Uzelac, Verica (2020). Accelerated Solvent Extraction as a Green Tool for the Recovery of Polyphenols and Pigments from Wild Nettle Leaves // Processes, 8 (2020), 7; 1-19 doi:10.3390/pr8070803
  • 4. Prebeg, Tatjana; Bedran, Sandra; Žutić, Ivanka
    The effect of mechanical stress on transplants of three ornamental Asteraceae species // Journal of central European agriculture, 20 (2019), 1; 365-375
  • 5. Radman Sanja, Žutić Ivanka, Čoga Lepomir, Fabek Sanja, Benko Božidar, Toth Nina (2016). Yield and mineral content of stinging nettle as affected by nitrogen fertilization. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology 18(4): 1117-1128.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/121322

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=4GY99O8AAAAJ&hl=en

Other professional activities

  • 2000 - : International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
    Member
  • 2004 - : Croatian Standards Institute, Technical Committee 54 Essential oils
    Member

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