Dr. Livija L. Maksimović. Worked at the Irrigation Department in the period 1986- 2006, where she performed the duty of Department Head in 2003-2006. Since 2012, she has worked as Research Assistant on cultivation practices at the Department for Alternative Crops, Bački Petrovac. Received her MSc in 1991 at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture Zemun, and her PhD in 1999 at the University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture. In 1991 she was appointed Research Assistant, in 2000 Research Associate, 2006 Senior Research Associate, reelected in 2011. Authored or co-authored 167 research papers, several monograph chapters and one monograph.