Vera Popović, Biography
Dr. Vera M. Popović, PhD
Senior Research Associate
Affiliation: Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad, Serbia
Address: Maxim Gorky 30, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
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Education; Short biography:
2010. Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, Serbia
2002. M.Sc. degree from the Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
2001. Specialist degree from the Faculty of Natural Mathematics Sciences, University of Novi Sad
1998. Graduated from the Faculty of Biology, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Scientific Title and workplace:
2017 - Senior Research Associate, Department for Alternative Cultures and Organic Production, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad; Coordinator for ISO standard and at 2020- Coordinator for International cooperation with Biotechnical Faculty in Podgorica, Montenegro.
2012-2017 - Research Associate, Department of Soybean and Department of Alternative Crops and Organic Production, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops Novi Sad, Serbia
2000 - Associate, Department of Small Grains, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops Novi Sad, Serbia
Main research topics
Biotechnical sciences, Plant production, Plant nutrition, Climate change, Conventional and organic
Research, scientific collaboration, teaching, scientific cooperation programs and field investigations in a number of countries, including: Bulgaria, USA, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, etc.
Author of 450 publications, 30 of which on International journals and 15 patents: 10 Cultivars and 5 Technical solution.
Research and Professional Experience:
She was appointed as a Research Associate in 2012 and a Senior Research Associate in 2017. She works at the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad since 2000. She attended courses and participated in international conferences; Had completed the course Instrumental analysis method, NIR method in Perten instruments AD, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008; She was a Quality Coordinator for ISO Standard, 2008-. Certificate No: SEE-0175 This is to certify that PhD Vera Popović: “ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Internal Auditor, BSI. Eurasia-British Standards Institution”, 10-11/10/2011.
The author and co-author of six monographs and two books. She was a member of the commission in ten doctoral dissertations. As an author and co-author ten varieties: varieties of soybean (Glycine max): NS Zoja; California bluebell (Phacelia tanacetifolia): NS Priora; Faba bean (Vicia faba L.): NS Stribog; buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum): Novosadska; millet (Panicum miliaceum): Biserka, three varieties of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor): Alba, Gold and Prima and two variety of linseed (Linum usitatissimum): NS Primus and NS Marko.
She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Horticulture and Plant Research (Switzerland), Journal of PKB Agroeconomic, Belgrade (Serbia) and Alternative Crops and Cultivation Practices, Novi Sad (Serbia). She is a reviewer of Journal Agriculture and Forestry (Podgorica), Genetika-Belgrade, PSE, Pakistan Journal of Botany, etc.
Areas of research: Field crops; cereals; oily plant species; soybeans; fodder-Phacelia tanacetifolia Benth
Memberships: Scientific Societies: Member of the Serbian Genetics Society; Member of Serbian Soil Science Society, Belgrade; Association of Vojvodina for Organic Agriculture; Member of Societies for Plant Physiology of Serbia; and the Association of Plant Breeders & Seed Producers of the Republic of Serbia.
Working Groups: Member of the ECPGR-European Cooperative Program for Plant Genetic Resources Working Group; http://www.ecpgr.cgiar.org/working-groups/
Profile: Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vera_Popovic2/contributions
Participating in four current projects and two national projects of technological developments and bilateral projects.
Participation in ongoing projects:
MPNTR TR-31022 (2011-2020): Interdisciplinarni pristup stvaranju novih sorti soje i unapređenje tehnologije gajenja i dorade semena / An Interdisciplinary Approach to Creating New Soybean Varieties and improvement of cultivation technology and finishing of seeds;
MPNTR TR-31025 (2011-2020): Razvoj novih sorti i poboljšanja novih tehnologija proizvodnje uljanih biljnih vrsta za različite namene / Development of new varieties and production technology improvement of oil crops for different purposes;
Bilaterala CG-SR (2019-2020): Alternative cereals and oil crops as a source of healthcare food and an important raw material for the production of biofuel. Bilateral Project: Republic of Serbia and Montenegro: Project Manager from Montenegro - Dr. Zoran Jovović and Project Manager from Republic of Serbia - Dr. Vera Popović.
FAO Project (2020-2022): Redesigning the exploitation of small grains genetic resources towards increased sustainability of grain-value chain and improved farmers livelihoods in Serbia and Bulgaria - GRAINEFIT