MSc Jelena Mrđa, Research Assistant. Has worked at the Department since February 2007 on sunflower seed production research. During research engaged on 4 projects supported by the Ministry of Science and one project supported by the Provincial Secreteriat for Science. During 2012 took a one-month International R&D Course: Integrated Pest Management in Israel. Participated in several national and international scientific events. Authored or co-authored 72 research appers and one monograph chapter.