Dr. Dušan S. Adamović, Principal Research Fellow. He has worked at the Department since 1980, in the field of breeding and research on the conditions for breeding different herbs, aromatic and spice plants. He received his MSc in 1978 and PhD in 1988, authored or co-authored 4 books and 350 research papers, published in scientific journals and reported at scientific events, participated in 30 scientific projects, as project counselor or coordinator. He gave significant contribution to breeding and introducing new and improved cultivars in the production. In newly-developed cultivars, special significance is given to peppermint cultivar Danica, whose production spread lead to the production, quality and export of this important herb. He was editor of scientific journal “Medicinal Plant Report”, and is currently editor-in-chief of the journal “Bulletin for alternative plants”.