Darko Jevremović

Darko Jevremović
Principal Research Fellow

Function: Director

Scientific position: Principal Research Fellow

Language skills: English

ORCID: 0000-0002-2983-9198

еNAUKA: Profilе

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PhD in biotechnical sciences (plant and food protection). University of Belgrade - Faculty of Agriculture, 2013.

MSc in phytopathology (plant virology). University of Belgrade - Faculty of Agriculture, 2008.

BSc in agronomy. University of Kragujevac - Faculty of Agronomy in Čačak, 2002.

Research interests

Detection, biology and epidemiology of fruit viruses and viroids.

Application of molecular methods for detection and characterization of fruit tree viruses and viroids.

Certification in the production of fruit planting material.

Projects in the past 10 years

Scientific fund of the Republic of Serbia
  1. CryoPlum - Conservation and plum pox virus eradication from Serbian autochthonous plum genotypes using cryotechniques (2020-2022) – project leader.
Ministry of education, science and technological development of the Republic of Serbia
  1. TR–31093 – Influence of the variety and growing conditions on the content of bioactive components of berries and stone fruits and obtaining biologically valuable products with new and improved technologies (2011-2019) – researcher.
  2. TR–31064 – The creation and preservation of genetic resources of continental species of fruit trees (2011-2019) – researcher.
Ministry of agriculture, forestry and water management of the Republic of Serbia
  1. Certification of raspberry (Rubus ideaus L.) planting material (2017-2018) - Project leader
International projects
  1. Incidence and molecular diversity of economically important and newly characterized viruses of Rubus species in Slovenia and Serbia (2020-2021) – project leader.
  2. Risk assessment of the emergence and further spreading of new Plum pox virus recombinants (Sharka disease) – bilateral project with the Republic of France (2012-2013) – project leader.
  3. EXCHANGE 3: The development of an integrated pest, disease and natural hazard management system in agricultural crops (2010-2011) – researcher.
  4. Containment of sharka virus in view of EU-expansion (SharCo)- FP7 program (2008–2012) – researcher.

Professional training

Institute of Viticulture, Conegliano, Italy (2005).

Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Moncada (Valencia), Spain (2008).

INRA-UMR BGPI, Montpellier, France, (2006, 2010, 2012 and 2013).

Membership in scientific and professional associations

Plant Protection Society of Serbia

ICVF (International Council for the Study of Virus and other Graft Transmissible Diseases of Fruit Crops)

ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Science)

Other activities

Vice president of the Commission for registration of cultivars and rootstock of stone fruits (2013 onwards).

Authorized person to perform health inspection of fruit plant material within the phytosanitary system of the Republic of Serbia (2007 onwards).