In the Multimedia hall of IEC Tehnopolis a lecture about “Innovations in fruit production” was held today.
The lecturers at the event were PhD Miljan Cvetkovic, who spoke about American experiences in fruit production with a special focus on cherry and strawberry fruits, and PhD Tanja Cvetkovic, who talked about the interstitial hybrids of the vines that were successfully bred in less favorable conditions.
Miljan worked on the implementation of the FAO project in Serbia in order to raise the level of fruit production. He participated and was the manager of a number of domestic and international fruit growing projects. He completed his professional training in the United States within the Fullbright Scholarship for eight months, both at Michigan State and Oregon State Universities.
Tanja also participated in a number of domestic and international projects in the field of viticulture. She held the position of director of the Institute of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture. She is currently the coordinator of the working group for the conservation of grape genetic resources in the Republika Srpska (Bosnia & Herzegovina).