Radisa Dordevic, PhD, Research Associate
Head of the Department for Seed Production

Radisa Dordevic, PhD, was born in 1961 in Kragujevac.

He graduated at the Faculty of Agronomy, University of Belgrade in 1985. He defended his Master Thesis “The impact of „afaf“ genes on resistance to lodging and yield components of pea (Pisum sativum L.)” in 1993 and Doctoral thesis “Genetic and phenotype variation of production and technological traits of some forms of afila pea (Pisum sativum L.)” in 1999 at the Faculty of Agronomy in Belgrade.

He has been working at the Institute since 1986 at the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, as breeder of pea and sweet corn. Besides work in science, he was a Deputy Director of the Institute for Vegetable Crops form 2001 – 2008.

He is the author or co-author of 174 scientific papers in journals or on national and international meetings. He is also the author of 23 registered varieties. He is a member of “Serbian Genetic Society” “Serbian Association of Plant Breeders and Seed producers”, and “Serbian Physiological Society”.

Scientific field: vegetable crops, selection and breeding of vegetable, creation of new varieties and hybrids of vegetable, testing and recommendation of optimal technology for growing new varieties and hybrids.