Agricultural engineer and geneticist
Korenica, 16 September 1937

Full member

Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from 30 October 2003
Full member since 5 November 2009

Field of study
Agricultural engineer and geneticist

BSc (1963); MSc (1968); PhD (1975) Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, full professor (from 1990);
Department for Oil Crops of the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops in Novi Sad (from 1989)

Accession speech
Utilization of wild species of Helianthus in Sunflower Breeding

Membership of specialist associations
EUCARPIA; International Sunflower Association, Honorary Member; Engineering Academy of Yugoslavia; Serbian Genetic Society

Membership of editorial boards
Helia, editor-in-chief; member of editorial boards of: Genetika, Arhiv za poljoprivredne nauke, Uljarstvo

Membership of SASA boards
Academy Board for the Flora and Vegetation, president

Awards and recognitions
Pustavoit Award (1988);
Kivalo Munkaert (1981);
Labour Day Order of SFRY (1980);
October Prize of the City of Novi Sad;
Friendship Award of the Government of PR China (2006)