Sladjana Savic, PhD, Research Associate

Sladjana (Popovic) Savic, PhD was born in 1977 in Ljubovija.

She graduated at the Faculty of Agronomy in 1999.

She defended her Master thesis "The impact of partial root-drying on growth and photosynthesis of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)" in 2003 and in 2008, Doctoral thesis: "Physiological mechanisms of regulation of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) productivity in drought stress conditions" at the same Faculty.

She was a scholarship holder of the Ministry of Education and Science during her post graduate and doctoral studies. After 13 years of work at the Faculty of Biofarming, she joined the Institute for Vegetable Crops as a Research Associate at the Department of Genetics and Vegetable Breeding in April 2021.

She won the Matica Srpska Award (Professor Lazar Stojković) in 2006 for scientific research.

She was the author of 2 Plant Physiology practicum, chapters in international and national monograph and over 12 scientific papers.

She participated in 5 projects financed by Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, 2 international projects and 1 COST action.

She is a member of the “Serbian Physiological Society” and “The Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology – FESPB”.

Scientific field: physiology and biochemistry – impact of drought on regulations of productivity mechanisms of plants and quality parameters of vegetable fruits.