Assoc. Prof. Sanja Fabek Uher, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Sanja Fabek Uher, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Department of Vegetable Crops
Office location: 4th Pavilion, ground floor, room number 053
Phone: +385 1 239 4059
Email: sfabek ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english, german
Consultations: monday from 13 to 14 pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2007 - 2012: Postgraduate doctoral study
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, The value of broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck.) as functional food dependent on cultivar, growing period and nitrogen fertilization
  • 1999 - 2006: Graduate study
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Effect of organic mulches on the yield components of lettuce

Employment and work experience

  • 2006 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2021- : Associate Professor
    2015-2021: Assistant Professor
    2012-2015: Senior Assistant
    2006-2012: Young Researcher-Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Production of vegetable as functional food
  • Sustainable, ecological and soilless production of vegetables
  • Introduction of new species, cultivars and technologies in vegetable crops production

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
Napredni sustav motrenja agroekosustava u riziku od zaslanjivanja i onečišćenja EU programi 2020/01/01 - 2023/01/01 coordinator
COST Action FA1305 - The EU Aquaponics Hub: Realising Sustainable Integrated Fish and Vegetable Production in the EU’ 2014-2018 EU 2014/01/01 - 2018/12/31 partner
Nove biopolimerne mikrokapsule za kontrolirano otpuštanje tvari za zaštitu/ishranu bilja Croatian science foundation 2015/09/01 - 2018/08/31 coordinator
Reakcija kultivara plodovitog povrća na sastav hranjive otopine MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Brokula kao funkcionalna hrana MZO 2007/01/01 - 2009/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Modernizacija kurikuluma za suvremen i održiv poljoprivredni sektor Other 2015/09/03 - 2016/04/30 coordinator
Revitalizacija proizvodnje češnjaka u Zadarskoj županiji Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2015/04/22 - 2015/11/30 coordinator
Revitalizacija proizvodnje češnjaka u Zadrskoj županiji Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2014/05/21 - 2014/12/31 contractor
Uzgoj lisnatog povrća sustavom plutajućih kontejnera Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2006/12/15 - 2008/11/30 coordinator

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 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
Proizvodnja muškatne tikve veće nutritivne vrijednosti 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. Jurić, S., Stracenski, K.S., Król-Kilińska, Ż., Žutić, I., Fabek Uher, S., Đermić, E., Topolovec-Pintarić, S. & Vinceković, M. (2020) The enhancement of plant secondary metabolites content in Lactuca sativa L. by encapsulated bioactive agents. Scientific reports, 10(1),1-12. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-60690-3.
    2. Dobričević, N., Šic Žlabur, J., Voća, S., Pliestić, S., Galić, A., Delić, A. & Fabek Uher, S. (2019) Bioactive compounds content and nutritional potential of different parsley parts (Petroselinum crispum Mill.) Journal of Central European Agriculture, 20(3), 900-910. doi:10.5513/JCEA01/20.3.2417
    3. Fabek, S., Toth, N., Ćurić, K., Skrlec, P., Bilić, D. P., & Čoga, L. (2016) The effect of dehydrated organic fertilizers on the lettuce mineral content. Acta Horticulturae, 1142, 293-298. doi:10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1142.44.
    4. Vončina, D., Ćurić, K., Fabek, S., & Toth, N. (2016) First Report of Onion yellow dwarf virus, Leek yellow stripe virus, and Garlic common latent virus on Garlic in Croatia. Plant Disease, 100(3), 656. doi:10.1094/PDIS-08-15-0952-PDN
    5. Fabek, S., Toth, N., Radojčić Redovniković, I., Herak Ćustić, M., Benko, B., & Žutić, I. (2012) The effect of nitrogen fertilization on nitrate accumulation, and the content of minerals and glucosinolates in broccoli cultivars. Food Technology and Biotechnology, 50(2), 183-191.
    6.Toth, N., Fabek, S., Benko, B., Žutić, I., Stubljar, S., & Zeher, S. (2012) The effect of abiotic factors, sowing density and multiple harvest to arugula yield in floating hydroponic. Glasnik zaštite bilja, 35(5), 24-34.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/290831

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=X6TD6JgAAAAJ&hl=hr&oi=ao

Other professional activities

  • 2017 - : Journal “Glasnik zaštite bilja“, Member of the Editorial Board
  • 2016 - 2020: Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus (ACS), Member of the Editorial Board
  • 2016 - : Faculty of Agriculture, Extracurricular activity "Gardening group" - supervisor
  • 2015 - : Faculty of Agriculture, Member of the Scientific Board
  • 2015 - : Faculty of Agriculture, Member of the Faculty Council
  • 2013 - 2018: Member of the Committee for Extracurricular Activities
  • 2009 - : Member of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)

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