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Ph.D. Katja Zanic
Katja Zanic




List of current/recent research projects:

  • Enhancing competitiveness of olive production in the program area through cross border cooperation (COOPer). Funding: Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014 – 2020/ Operation ID: HR-BA-ME371. 2020 – 2022. Status: team member.
  • New methods in olive pest management using plant volatiles (LoveFly). Funding: Central Finance and Contracting Agency of EU Projects/ Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds/ KK. 2019-2022. Status: team member.
  • Monitoring the resistance of harmful organisms to plant protection products in the Republic of Croatia. Funding: Ministry of Agriculture, according to EU 702/2104. 2018 – 2021. Status: team member.
  • 2018 – 2019. Techno-Past Techno-Future: European Researchers’ Night’ (TPTF_ERN). Funding: Horizon 2020-MSCA-NIGHT-2018. Status: team member.
  • 2018 – 2020. Adoption of eco-friendly management practices in vegetable cropping systems under Croatian and Slovenian agro-ecological conditions. Funding: Research and technological collaboration between Croatia and Slovenia. Status: principal investigator.
  • 2015 – 2018. Tomato grafting mitigates biotic stress caused by whiteflies (TomGraf). Funding: Croatian Science Foundation/ Grant no. 3365- IP-2014. Status: principal investigator. 
  • 2016 – 2018. Application of „trap cropping” technique in the protection of fruit vegetables from the greenhouse whitefly. Funding: Croatian Ministry of Agriculture. Status: team member.
  • 2015 – 2017. Tinging nettle water extract – myth or reality? Funding: Croatian Ministry of Agriculture. Status: team member.
  • 2015 – 2017. Role of soil properties and environmental conditions in elemental and isotopic composition of the olive: basis for oil geographic traceability. Team member. Funding source: Unity Through Knowledge Fond (UKF). Status: team member.
  • 2013 – 2016. Vegetable Grafting to Improve Yield and Fruit Quality under Biotic and Abiotic Stress Conditions. Funding: European Cooperation in Science and Technology; COST FA 1204. Status: WG 3 and MC member.