Prof. Davor Romić, PhD

Prof. Davor Romić, PhD

Full Professor
Division for Agroecology
Department of Soil Amelioration
Office location: 5th Pavillion, 2nd Floor, room no. 34
Phone: +385 1 239 3788
Email: dromic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english

Academic qualifications

  • 1992 - 1994: Ph.D.
    Saline water irrigation in agroecological conditions of the Vrana Basin
  • 1989 - 1991: M.Sc.
    Complex landscaping of the groundwater system in the Prakodravlje region
  • 1979 - 1982: B.Sc.

Employment and work experience

  • 2016 - 2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Full Professor
  • 2016 - 2016: Government of RH - Ministry of Agriculture
    Minister
  • 2014 - 2016: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Full Professor
  • 2009 - 2014: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Professor
  • 2003 - 2009: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Associate professor
  • 1997 - 2003: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant professor
  • 1994 - 1997: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Senior assistant
  • 1992 - 1994: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant
  • 1982 - 1992: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Expert associate

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR

  • Hydraulic Amelioration
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Arboriculture
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Forestry
  • Irrigation of Agricultural crops – advanced chapters
    University Ss. Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food

Research interests

  • Water use and management
  • Water quality and protection
  • Soil use and protection
  • Relation soil - water - atmosphere

Training and research experience

  • 2000/03/10 - 2000/03/20: Utah State University, Logan, SAD (scientific)
  • 1999/10/10 - 1999/11/25: Haifa School for Managers, Haifa, Izrael (scientific)
  • 1997/04/01 - 1997/05/31: Wageningen University, Wageningen, Nizozemska (scientific)
  • 1990/09/01 - 1991/07/15: The International Centra for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studes, Bari - Italy (teaching)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Napredni sustav motrenja agroekosustava u riziku od zaslanjivanja i onečišćenja EU programi 2020/01/01 - 2023/01/01 coordinator
Organics-Metals-Salts Interactions in Food Safety and Environment Protection: Combined Experimental and Modelling Approach FP7 2013/10/10 - 2016/02/09 coordinator
Zaslanjivanje tla - dijagnostika, procesi i utjecaj na biljku MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Monitoring zaslanjenje voda i poljoprivrednih tala na području doline Neretve od 2014. do 2018. Other 2014/11/06 - 2019/05/01 coordinator
Izrada pilot projekta sustava navodnjavanja drvenastih kultura (vinove lize i masline) na osvojenim krškim površinama na području Donje polje - Jadrtovac Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2014/06/18 - 2017/06/18 coordinator
Studija utjecaj poljoprivrede na onečišćenje površinskih i podzemnih voda u Republici Hrvatskoj Other 2013/10/18 - 2014/10/18 coordinator
Projektna dokumentacija sustava navodnjavanja Dalj Suradnja s gospodarstvom 2013/01/25 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Optimizacija rasporeda navodnjavanja određivanjem pedovarijabli Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Utjecaj malčiranja i navodnjavanja kapanjem na tok vode i dinamiku nitrata u krškim uvjetima: primjena numeričkog modeliranja Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Romić D., M. Romić, J. Borosić, M. Poljak (2003): Mulching decreases nitrate leaching in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) cultivation. Agricultural Water Management, 60/2: 87-97.
  • Romić M., Romić D. (2003): Heavy metals distribution in agricultural topsoils in urban area. Environmental Geology, 43:795-805.
  • Sollitto, D., Romic, M., Castrignanò, A., Romic, D., Bakic, H. (2010): Assessing heavy metal contamination in soils of the Zagreb region (Northwest Croatia) using multivariate geostatistics. Catena. 80 (3): 182-194.
  • Ondrašek, G., Romić, D., Rengel, Z., Romić, M., Zovko, M. (2009): Cadmium accumulation by muskmelon under salt stress in contaminated organic soil. Science of the Total Environment. 407 (7): 2175-2182.
  • Romić D., Romić M., Zovko M., Bakić H., Ondrašek G. (2011):Trace metals in the coastal soils developed from estuarine floodplain sediments in the Croatian Mediterranean region // Environmental geochemistry and health, 34/4: 399-416.
  • Filipović V., Romić D., Romić M., Borošić J., Filipović L., Mallmann F. J.K., Robinson David A. (2016):
    Plastic mulch and nitrogen fertigation in growing vegetables modify soil temperature, water and nitrate dynamics: Experimental resultsand a modeling study. Agricultural water management 176:100-110.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/116262?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=oyUMrHIAAAAJ

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