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The fifth meeting of the Working Group on Grain Legumes (ECPGR)

Peti sastanak Radne grupe za zrnene mahunarke (ECPGR)ECPGR (The European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources) organized the fifth meeting on GLWG (Grain Legumes Working Group) in cooperation with Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad (Serbia) on 7th and 8th of May in Novi Sad. Total of 24 participants from 22 countries attended the meeting, which is much more than at the previous event held in Portugal in 2007. ECPGR representative from Rome, Mr. Lorenzo Maggioni was also present.

For the first time there were representatives from outside of Europe (Israel), and certain countries (Belarus, Estonia, Cyprus, Turkey and Ukraine) also participated at the meeting for the first time. Apart from them, representatives of Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the read more…

TESTA projects

The Contract on participation in realization of projects assignments in the current FP7 project between the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad and University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy was signed on February 22nd 2013, under the title:

Seed health: Development of seed treatment methods, evidence for seed transmission and assessment of seed health”

Project Acronym: TESTA

Start date: 2012-10-01
End date: 2016-01-31
Duration: 40 months
Project Reference: 311875

Project coordinator: THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS, Food and Environment Research
General coordinator: Christine Henry, Fera, UK
For realization of specific tasks are in charge:
Major Partner, WP leader: professor Emilio Stéfani, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), Italy
Subcontractor: Radivoje Jevtić, PhD, coordinator from the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad, Serbia
Other researchers from the Institute: Maja Ignjatov, MSc, Mirjana Lalošević, MSc, Vesna Župunski, PhD, Slađana Medić-Pap, PhD

More details about project and goals of the research on these websites:

First Legume Society Conference (LSC1)

organised by the Legume Society and the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops will be held from May 9 to 11, 2013 in Novi Sad, Serbia.

More information is available on the conference website:


Field day 2012

on Tuesday, September 4th 2012, at Rimski Šančevi Experimental Field

  • until 11:00 – arrival and registration
  • 11:00-12:30 – opening ceremony and field tour
  • 12:30-15:00 – entertainment programme

New issue of Ratarstvo i povrtarstvo published

Read articles on seed yield and protein content in sunflower, okra in Thailand, new sweet pepper hybrids in Azerbaijan, growing cabbage as a double crop in Serbia, or cyanogenic glycosides in linseed published in the current issue of scientific journal Ratarstvo i povrtarstvo / Field and Vegetable Crops Research 2012: 49 (1).

This is the first issue electronically edited and published using software E-ur developed by CEON, which has significantly improved editing processes as well as the quality of the published papers.

Instruction to authors regarding electronic manuscript submission and archive of previously published issues can be found on the journals webpage.

15th EWAC-Eucarpia Cereals Section Conference

Institute is hosting
the 15th EWAC-Eucarpia Cereals Section Conference
in Novi Sad, Serbia, November 7-11, 2011
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2010 Field Day of Maize, Sunflower, Soybean, Sugarbeet and Sorghum

Traditional FIELD DAY OF MAIZE, SOYBEAN, SUNFLOWER, SUGAR BEET AND SORGHUM was held on September 12, 2010 at Rimski Šančevi, next to Storage and Distribution Centre of Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops from Novi Sad. read more…

NS seed receives recognition for quality

Based on review of 27 seed samples of different plant species, at its meeting on March 26, 2010, Committee for Quality Assessment of Plant Seed Material of the 77th International Agricultural Fair in Novi Sad awarded Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, with the following: read more…

“Lazar Stojković” awards presented

As a remembrance to professor Lazar Stojković, Matica srpska awards significant research papers in the fields of agro-ecology and agro-ecosystem every three years.

This year, two researchers from Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops were awarded, namely Igor Balalić, PhD and Ivica Đalović, BSc. read more…

3rd UK – Eastern Europe Wheat Genetics Workshop

3rd UK EE WGW will be held at the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, in Novi Sad, from 15th to 18th June 2010.
More information available here.

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