Prof. Nina Toth, PhD

Prof. Nina Toth, PhD

Professor
Division for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Department of Vegetable Crops
Office location: 4th Pavilion, ground floor, room number 046
Phone: +385 1 239 4057
Email: ntoth ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: wednesday from 12pm to 13pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1996 - 2002: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Growth and development of summer squash (Cucurbita pepo L. convar. giromontiina Greb.) cultivars from transplants of different age
  • 1983 - 1993: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Flowering, fruit setting and development of pickling cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) fruits
  • 1980 - 1985: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
    Horse radish production

Employment and work experience

  • 1993 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2017 - Full professor
    2012 - Associate professor
    2005 - Assistant professor
    2002 - Senior assistant
    1993 - Assistant
  • 1987 - 1991: Dnevnik-Poljoprivrednik, Novi Sad
  • 1986 - 1987: Zadružna štampa-Poljoprivredni vjesnik, Zagreb
  • 1985 - 1986: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

Teaching

Research interests

  • Introduction of new species, cultivars and technologies in vegetable crops production
  • Integrated, organic and soilless vegetable production
  • Effects of fertilization upon the nutritional value of vegetables
  • Production of vegetables as functional food

Training and research experience

  • 2010/06/21 - 2010/06/25: University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty (scientific)
  • 2004/09/06 - 2004/09/26: CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (scientific)

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
Legumes in biodiversity-based farming systems in Mediterranean basin PRIMA program 2020/11/01 - 2023/10/31 partner
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
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
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

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

  • Toth, N.; Vrhovec, R.; Borošić, J.; Benko, B.; Fabek, S.; Žutić, I.; Radman, S. (2016) Cultivar and plant density impact on growth and morphometric characteristic of lettuce in floating system. Acta Horticulturae. 1142, pg. 99-104
  • Radman, S.; Žutić, I.; Fabek, S.; Šic Žlabur, J.; Benko, B.; Toth, N.; Čoga, L. (2015) Influence of nitrogen fertilization on chemical composition of cultivated nettle. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture. 27, 12, pg. 889-896
  • Toth, N.; Fabek, S.; Benko, B.; Herak Ćustić, M.; Radojčić Redovniković, I. (2014)
    Yield components and glucosinolate contents of broccoli cultivars in summer-autumn growing cycle. Acta Horticulturae. 1040, pg. 323-329
  • 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, pg. 183-191
  • Jokić, S.; Cvjetko, M.; Božić, Đ.; Fabek, S.; Toth, N.; Vorkapić-Furač, J.; Radojčić Redovniković, I. (2012) Optimization of microwave-assisted extraction of phenolic compounds from broccoli and its antioxidant activity. International journal of food science & technology. 47, 12, pg. 2613-2619
  • Radojčić Redovniković, I.; Repajić, M.; Delonga, K.; Fabek, S.; Toth, N.; Vorkapić Furač, J. (2012)
    Comparison of selected biological active compounds and antioxidative capacity in different broccoli cultivars. Acta alimentaria. 41, 2, pg. 221-232

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/198131

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

Other professional activities

  • 2000 - : International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
    member

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