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Current Projects:

Adoption of eco-friendly management practices in vegetable cropping systems under Croatian and Sovenian agroecological conditions
Support: Ministry of Science and Education, Republic of Croatia (Bilateral research collaboration, Croatia: Slovenia)
Period: 2018 - 2019
Project Leader (CRO): Katja Žanić
Participants (CRO): Marija Mandušić, Maja Jukić Špika, Branimir Urlić, Smiljana Goreta Ban
Project Leader (SLO): Dragan Žnidarčić
Budget: 2.000,00 EUR

Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Molecular Plant Breeding
Project Leader: Prof. Zlatko Šatović, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
Support: Operativni program Konkurentnost i kohezija 2014. - 2020., No: KK.01.1.1.01.0005
Financial value: 37.511.157,82 HRK
Project activity (IAC): Work Group 05 Olive (WG 05 Olive)
Head of the work group 05 Olive: Tatjana Klepo PhD
Financial value (WG05 Olive): 3.837.744,20 HRK
Period: 1st January 2018 - 1st January 2023
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New approaches in understanding of the compatibility relationships and pollen-pistil interactions in olive (Olea europaea L.)
Project Leader: Gabriela Vuletin Selak
Support: Unity Trough Knowledge Fond
Period: 16th October 2017 – 15th January 2019
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Tomato grafting mitigates biotic stress caused by whiteflies
Support: HRZZ (IP-2014-09-3365)
Period: 07/2015 – 06/ 2018
Financial value: 695.495,00 HRK
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The wild grape (Vitis vinifera subsp. sylvestris): a valuable source of genes for grape breeding
Support: HRZZ (UIP-2014-09-9737)
Period: 07/2015 – 06/ 2018
Financial value: 595.400,00 HRK
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INtegrated research on Forest Resilience and Management in the mEDiterranean (INFORMED)
Support: FP7-ERANET-2013-RTD (Coordination and Support Action), within FP7project - FORESTERRA (Enhancing FOrest RESearch in the MediTERRAnean through improved coordination and integration)
Period: 2015-2018
Financial value: IAC budget is 30.000 EUR, total value is 2.310.079,00 EUR
Coordinator: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, INRA, Ecologie des Forêts Méditerranéennes, URFM, Avignon, France
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Role of soil properties and environmental conditions in elemental and isotopic composition of the olive: basis for oil geographic traceability
Support: UKF GRANT: 1B, Contract no 23/15
Period: 12/2015 – 12/ 2017
Financial value: 1.731.252,35 HRK
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Coordination of Agricultural Research in the Mediterranean - ARIMNet2
Support: FP7-ERANET-2013-RTD (Coordination and Support Action)
Period: 01/2014-12/2017
Financial value: IAC budget is 27.000 EUR, total value is 1.998.724 EUR
Coordinator: Institut national de la recherche agronomique, France
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Adriatic Model Forest (AMF)
Support: IPA Adriatic CBC 2007-2013
Period: 2013 - 2014
Partnership: Croatian forest research institute - lead partner (Croatia); Šibenik-Knin County (Croatia); Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation (Croatia); Biotechnical faculty (Montenegro); Faculty of Forest Science (Albania);  Institute of Forestry (Serbia); Public Enterprise "Vojvodinašume" (Serbia); Faculty of forestry of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina);  Municipality of Ferrara, (Italy); Region of Epirus - Regional Unit of Thesprotia (Greece)

Project manager (IAC): Lukrecija Butorac
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Locating the Wild Grapevine Along the River Banks of Krka, Croatia
Potpora: Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)
Period: 05/2013 - 06/2013
Project Leader: Goran Zdunic

Summary

Enhancement of flavonoids and other antioxidants of loose-leaf lettuce by controlled supply of nitrogen (N) and sulfur (S)
Support: MZOS and DAAD (Bilateral cooperation Croatia and Germany)
Period: 2012 - 2013
Project Leader: Smiljana Goreta Ban
Summary

Effect of stress on physiological processes, yield, and composition of antioxidants in vegetables
Support: MZOS and ARRS (Bilateral cooperation Croatia and Slovenia)
Period: 2012 - 2013
Project Leader: Smiljana Goreta Ban

Advanced technologies in vegetables growing and protection - yield, quality and pests population density
Support: Ministry of Agriculture (Republic of Croatia)
Cofinancing: Agrofructus d.o.o., Duplancic-Beco
Period: 2011 - 2013
Project Leader: Katja Zanic

Croatia Agriculture Research and Educational Exchange
Support: USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
Period: 2009 - 2012
Project Leaders: Dan MacLean (USA) and Smiljana Goreta Ban (Croatia)
Summary


Indigenous arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the grapevines from karstic soils
Support: Unity through knowledge Fund, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2009 - 2011
Project Leader: Tomislav Radic
Summary

Whiteflies (Aleyrodidae), viruses that they transmit and Mediterranean fruit fly (Tephritidae) in horticulture of Croatia and Montenegro
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia (Bilateral research collaboration, Croatia: Montenegro)
Period: 2011-2012
Project Leader: Katja Zanic

Rooting potential of autochthonous olive varieties (Olea europea L.)
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, Republic of Croatia (Bilateral research collaboration, Croatia: Montenegro)
Period: 2011-2012
Project Leader: Frane Strikic

COST FA0701 (Athropod symbioses from fundamental studies to pest and disease management; WG 1: Arthropod Symbiont Diversity, WG 3: Host-Symbiont Interactions)
Support: EU RTD Framework Programme
Period: 2010-2012
Members of Management Committee: Katja Zanic and Marisa Skaljac
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PROGRAM I: Preservation, Evaluation and Sustainable Use of Adriatic Agricultural Resources
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Slavko Perica

Projects:
Evaluation, preservation and utilization of olive genetic resources
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Slavko Perica
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Abiotic and biotic stressors in vegetable growing systems in karst
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Smiljana Goreta
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Research & Development of Environmentally-Friendly Methods in Olive Pest Control
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Miro Katalinic
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Pathogen elimination from Citrus and grapevine using in vitro techniques
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Tomislav Radic
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Agroeconomic characteristics of the development of family farms
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Bosko Milos
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Evaluation of sweet cherries and sour cherry Maraska in Mediterranean Croatia
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Zlatko Cmelik (Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb)
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Biotechnological Parameters of Premium-quality Dalmatian Dessert Wine - Prosek
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Tomislav Lovric (Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb
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PROGRAM II: Sustainable and integral management with forest ecosystems in Croatia
Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Joso Vukelic (Faculty of Forestry, University of Zagreb)


Choice of the species and methods of afforestation on the Mediterranean karst
Support: Support: Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia
Period: 2007 -
Project Leader: Vlado Topic
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