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Aleksandar Markovski, PhD
Assistant Professor
UKIM Institute of Agriculture Skopje
Department of Fruit Growing
Aleksandar Makedonski bb, 1000 Skopje
Tel: +389 2 3230910
Fax:+389 2 3114283
e-mail: maraleks@yahoo.com

Academic qualifications
2008. – Ph. D.
UKIM Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food Skopje
Production and quality characteristics of jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) types
1998. – M. Sc.
UKIM Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food Skopje
Biological characteristics of jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) and rootstocks selection for jujube propagation
1990. – B. Sc.
UKIM Faculty of Agriculture Skopje

Training and research experience
2005.
Micropropagation of fruit crops, Scientific research laboratory for in vitro propagation of fruit and strawberry plant material, Plovdiv, R Bulgaria.
2002.
In vitro micrografting methods of fruit kinds, Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute–Yalova, R Turkey

Employment and work experience
1993. – now
UKIM Institute of Agriculture Skopje

Research interests
Breeding of Fruit crops
Pomology
Fruit genetic resources
Organic fruit crops production

Teaching
Program Plant Production
Subprogram Nursery production
– Technology of nursery production
– Propagation of tropical and subtropical fruit crops
– Special technics in nursery production

Subprogram Organic production
– Organic production of fruit crops

Projects
2012. Characterization of autochthonous gene pool оf field crops in R Macedonia, associate.
2009. Investigation of pear autochthonous gene pool in R Macedonia, Ministry of agriculture, forestry and water economy of R Macedonia, associate.
2005. – 2007. Micropropagation of pome and stone fruits rootstocks, strawberry varieties for production of certificate planting material. Ministry of Science and Education, bilateral project with R of Bulgaria, associate.
2004. – 2006. Vegetative propagation of fruits and vine rootstocks and selection of varieties. Ministry of Science and Education, associate.
2001.– 2003. Selection and creation of new genotypes in some fruit species. Ministry of Science and Education, associate
2000. – 2002. Improvement of stone fruit kinds assortment, in collaboration with Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute–Yalova, R Turkey. Ministry of Science and Education, associate.
2000. – 2002. Modernization of fruit kinds assortment, in collaboration with Research Institute in Troyan, R Bulgaria. Ministry of Science and Education, associate.
1998. – 2000. Creation of new fruit kind genotypes. Ministry of Science and Education, associate.
1997. – 1999. Spreading of new fruit kinds in R. Macedonia. World Bank, associate.
1997. – 1999. Gene pool of field crops. Ministry of agriculture, forestry and water economy of R Macedonia, associate.
1997. – 1999. New biotechnological methods for plant propagation. Ministry of Science and Education, associate.
1993. – 1996. Introduction and selection of fruit kinds. Ministry of Science and Education, associate.

Scientific publications
Markovski A. 2012. Investigation of vegetative characteristics of some pome fruit species rootstocks. . XVII Conference of biotechnology with international participation – Collection of scientific papers, Vol. 17. (19), 207-211.

Markovski A., Popovska M., Gjamovski V., 2011. Plant material development of some plum and apricot varieties grafted on ‘Prunus Marianna GF 8/1’ rootstock. Journal of mountain agriculture on the Balkans. Vol 14, 4, 907-920

Popovska M., Markovski A., Gjamovski V., 2011. Influence of some stone fruit rootstocks on the vegetative characteristics of plum cv. Stanley and apricot cv. Krupna skopjanka plant material. XVI Conference of biotechnology. Book of proceedings. Vol 16 (18), 329-333.

Popovska M., Markovski A., Gjamovski V., 2009. Review of breeding program of the department of fruit growing in th Institute of Agriculture Skopje. Anniversary yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture – Skopje, Volume XXVI/XXVII, 59-74.

Markovski А., L.Velkoska-Markovska, B. Petanovska-Ilievska, L. Vodeb. 2009: Chemical content of varieties and forms of jujube (Zizyphus jujuba Mill.). Aniversary yearbook of Institute of agriculture Vol. XXVII/XXVIII., 223-230. Skopje

Markovski A., Selamovska Ana, Nikolic Katerina, Nikolic Z. 2009. Influence of black folio to obtaining jujube (Zyziphus jujuba Mill.) rootstocks. Journal of agricurtural science vol. 70, 249, 85-91, Beograd.

Nikolic Z., Selamovska Ana, Nikolic Katerina, Markovski A. 2008. Some possibilities of vegetative reproduction of strawberry varieties in in vitro conditions. Collection of scientific papers, 113-117. Faculty of Agriculture-Leshak.

Rusevski R., Arsov Т., Popovska Melpomena, Selamovska Ana, Markovski A., Gjamovski V., 2007. Micropropagation on rootstocks of some fruit species as part of the certification process, Plant Protection, Vol XVIII (9-11).

Selamovska Ana, Nikolic Katerina, Markovski A, Nikolic Z 2006. Biological characteristics of some apricot and peach varieties pollen XIX Scientific-practical meeting of Agriculture and Food processing industry, LII, 99-104, Neum.

Nikolic Katerina, Nikolic Z., Markovski A., Selamovska Ana. 2006. Importance of intergral protection of apples in production of health safe food. First International congres Međunarodni Kongres – Ecology, healt, work and sport. Collection of scientific papers 1,2 p. 375-377. Banja Luka.

Selamovska Ana, Nikolic Katerina, Nikolic Z., Markovski A. 2006. Influence of growing modes on vegetative buds and vegetative grow phenophasis of strawberry varieties in Skopje area. Journal of Fruit growing 42,161-162, 31-37.

Nikolic Katerina, Selamovska Ana, Nikolic Z., Markovski A. 2006. Prevalence and harmfulness of Cidia Pomonella L. in Jablanica area apple orchards. Collection of scientific papers of Agricultural and food processing, LII, 58/2; 127-133, Sarajevo.

Markovski A., Selamovska Ana, Nikolic Katerina, Nikolic Z. 2006. Importance and growing of perspective fruit kinds in R. Macedonia with minimal chemical protection. I International congres – Ecology, healt, work and sport. Collection of scientific papers, Banja Luka, p. 380-382.

A. Markovski, Elizabeta Angelova. 2002. Investigation of newly created plum hibrids in Skopje area. Yearbook of Institute of Agriculture, vol, vol.XXII, Skopje.

Arsov T., Markovski A. 2002. Rooting on hardwood cuttings of kiwi over different substratum. Book of 5th scientific – practical conference with international participation for young scientists, Kyustendil, R.Bulgaria

T.Arsov, Selamovska Ana, A.Markovski , Popovska Melpomena, V. Gjamovski, Stefkovska Silvana. 2002. Damages from late spring frosts of some economical important fruit kinds in climatic conditions of R. Macedonia. Yearbook, vol.VIII, No. 1, 207-212, Beograd.

Selamovska Ana, Angelova Elizabeta, A.Markovski, Popovska Melpomena, T.Arsov. 2002. Relations in polination and frutification of some peach varieties in Skopje area. Collection of scientific papers from meeting “Faculty – farmers”, 87-93, Skopje.

T.Petkov, Selamovka Ana, Angelova Elizabeta, A.Markovski, T.Arsov. 2000. Research of some biological and market characteristics of some raspberry varieties in different regions on R.Macedonia and R.Bulgaria. Jornal of high mountain agriculture on the Balkan, vol,.3,1, p.112-121, Troyan, R Bulgaria.

Markovski A, Velkoska Lence. 2000. Rooting of jujube (Zyziphus jujuba Mill.) softwood cuttings with using of fitohormon IBA. Yearbook of Institute of Agriculture, vol..XX, 145-150, Skopje.

Spirovska Radmila, Angelova Elizabeta, A.Markovski, Popovska Melpomena T.Arsov, Selamovska Ana.2000. Natural conditions and economical effect of kiwi growing in Strumica area.. Macedonian agricultural review, vol.47. n. 1-2, 31-38, Skopje.

Markovski A, Selamovska Ana, Popovska Melpomena, T.Arsov, 2000. Relation in polination and fructification of some plum varieties in Skopje area. Yearbook of Institute of Agriculture, vol..XX, 137-143, Skopje.

Spirovska Radmila, Selamovska Ana, Popovska Melpomena, Markovski A., T.Arsov.2000. Investigation of raspberry variety Willamette in Bitola area. Yearbook of Institute of Agriculture, vol.XX, 129-135, Skopje.

Markovski A, Spirovska Radmila, Popovska Melpomena, Selamovska Ana, T. Arsov.2000. Possibilities for growing of perspective friut kinds in R. Macedonia with minimal chemical protection. Yearbook from conference for plant protection., XI, 109-119, Skopje.

Popovska Melpomena, Arsov T., Markovski A. 1999 . The economic effects of Sour Cherry and Raspberry growing in the mountain region of R.Macedonia. Journal of mountain Agriculture on Balkans, Institute of Upland Stockbreding and Agriculture. Trojan. Bulgaria

Markovski A. 1999 . The investigation of Jujuba ( Zizyphus Jujuba Mill.) for spreading in the mountain region of Macedonia. Journal of mountain Agriculture on Balkans, Institute of Upland Stockbreeding and Agriculture.Trojan. Bulgaria.

Markovski Aleksandar. 1999. Analyze of possibilty for jujube (Ziziphus Jujuba Mill.) propagation. Collection of scientific papers from XXIV meeting “Faculty – farmers”, Skopje.

Arsov Tošo, Markovski Aleksandar.1999. Fitohormon IBA Influence of rooting of kiwi (Actinidia Chinensis, Planch) hardwood cuttings. Collection of scientific papers, Arangelovac , vol. 5, br.1,333-337.

Markovski A. Popovska Melpomena. 1998. Investigation of some peach varieties in Skopje region. Yearbook of the 4-th national scientific-practical conference of yang fruit grower scientists and specialists with international participation, Bulgaria, Kyustendil p. 15-20.

Markovski A., Spirovska Radmila, Angelova Elizabeta, Arsov T,. 1998. Spreading of kiwi and jujube, perspective fruit species in Macedonia. I-st congres of ecologists in Macedonia with international particitation, 58-63, Ohrid.

Spirovska Radmila, Markovski A., Popovska Melpomena. 1997. Investigation of introducted apple varieties in Skopje area. Yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture, Skopje, XVII , 69-83.

Spirovska Radmila, Popovska Melpomena, Markovski A. 1997. Breeding in servis of fruit-growing in Republic of Macedonia. Collection of Scientific Papers from XXII meeting faculty-farmers 1997, Skopje, 149 – 156.

Popovska Melpomena, Popovski H., Spirovska Radmila, Markovski A., Cvetkovic Julijana. 1996. Investigation of new introducted cherry varieties Anniversary yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture, Skopje, XVI , 125-134.

Spirovska Radmila, Popovski H., Popovska Melpomena, Markovski A.1995. Investigation of fertility of apricot varieties. Anniversary yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture Skopje, XV , 117-124.

Markovski A.,Spirovska Radmila, Popovski H.,Popovska Melpomena, Georgiev N. 1994. The results of plum intervarietal hybridization. Yearbook of the 3-th national scientific-practical conference of yang fruit grower scientists and specialists with international participation. Kyustendil, Bulgaria, p.53-56.

Spirovska Radmila, Markovski A., Bocevski LJ.1992. Fruit tree Early Crown formation in nursery. Anniversary yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture – Skopje, Volume XIII-XIV, Skopje, , 199-208.