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Dusko Mukaetov, PhD
Associate Professor
UKIM Institute of Agriculture Skopje
Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Aleksandar Makedonski bb, 1000 Skopje
Tel: +389 2 3230910 ext. 305
Fax:+389 2 3114283
e-mail: d.mukaetov@zeminst.edu.mk

Academic qualifications
2004. – Ph. D.
UKIM Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food Skopje
Conditions for formation, genesis and Characteristics of the
Hydromorphyc Black Soils in Pelagonija valley
996. – M. Sc.
UKIM Faculty of Agriculture Skopje
Content of easy exchangeable cations in soils formed on limestones on Jablanica Mountain
1989. – B. Sc.
UKIM Faculty of Agriculture Skopje

Training and research experience
2000.
Investigations of gross nitrification and gross mineralization, N2O and CO2 formation with usage of 15N and 13C techniques, Faculty of agriculture and applied biological sciences, Gent, Belgium
2000.
Research and Development in Protected Crop Technologies, Center for international cooperation, Bet Dagan, Tel Aviv, Israel
2001.
Regional training course on the application of neutron probe and nitrogen N-15 under fertigation, Turkey atomic energy agency, Ankara
2002.
Techniques and methods of application of GIS and remote sensing in agriculture, Aristotle university, Thessalonica, Greece
2003.
Training on the application of GIS in agriculture and forestry with Win GIS software, Faculty of agriculture, University in Novi Sad, Serbia
2003.
Fertigaion and designing of irrigation systems in agriculture, International Agriculture Center, Nicosia, Cyprus
2009.
Training on Sustainable Land and Water Management, ITC, Izmir, Turkey

Employment and work experience
1989. – now
UKIM Institute of Agriculture Skopje

Research interests
Soil Syrveuing and mapping
Soil Conservation
Climate change impact on agriculture
GIS and RS application in natural resources management

Teaching
Program Systainable Agriculture
Subprogram: Integrated production (one and two years program)
– Management with Soil Fertility and Water Regime

Subprogram: Organic production (one and two years program)
– Management with Soil Fertility and Water Regime

Subprogram: Plant production
– Plant physiology and nutrition

Current and past projects
2012-20015
Adaptation measures to climate change in agriculture
USAID Project,
2009-2013
Putting halophytes to work: from genes to ecosystems, COST Project FA 0901
2006-2009
Interdisciplinary assessment of water pollution in Drim/Drini Catchment (DRIMON) www.drimon.no, Norwegian Research Council
2004-2006
Creation of Digital Vineyard Monitoring and Management System, EAR EU Project
2003-2005
Quantification of Pollution Load in Drim River Catchments
Norwegian Research Council
2001-2004
Regional Project on “Fertigation for Improved Crop Production and Environmental Protection, IAEA/FAO
IAEA Project
2000-2003
Use of nuclear techniques in irrigation and fertilization in order to increase crop yield and protect the environment, Ministry of Science and Education
1999-2003
The Use of Nuclear Techniques in Soil Fertility and Water Management Studies in Order to Obtain Higher Crop Yield
IAEA Project
1999-2000
Possibilities to Grow Canola by Private Farmers in Republic of Macedonia, World Bank Project
1997-1998
Improvement of Field Crop Production by Usage of Rational Irrigation, Ministry of Education and Science

1992-1995
Improvement of Crop Production by Usage of Modern Irrigation Techniques (Pulse, Surge Flow Irrigation), Ministry of Education and Science
1992-1995
Elaboration of Soil Map of Macedonia in scale 1:50000, Ministry of Education and Science

Scientific publications
Iljovski, I., Cukaliev, O., Mukaetov, D. (1993): Irrigation as a Basic Condition for Planting Sugar Beat as a Second Culture, International Symposium on Using and Maintenance of the Irrigation Systems, JDPZ (Yugoslav Society of Soil Science), Nis

Iljovski, I., Cukaliev, O, Mukaetov D., (1994): Results From Implementation of New Technique of Surface Irrigation on Pepper, Symposium with international participation on New Technologies in Horticulture, Book I, Ohrid

Petkovski, D., Mukaetov, D. Andreevski, M. (1994): Genesis,Properties and Covering of the Soils in Polog Valley, Yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture, Vol. XIV, Skopje

Petkovski, D., Mukaetov, D., Andreevski, M. (1995): Genesis and Properties of the Soils in Mariovo Valley, Yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture, Vol. XV, Skopje

Mukaetov, D. Petkovski, D. Andreevski, M. (1996): Content of Exchangeable Ions in the Soils Formed Above Limestone and Dolomites on the Jablanica Mountain, Yearbook of the Institute of Agriculture. Vol.XVI, Skopje

Iljovski, I., Cukaliev, O, Muaketov D., (1996): Soil Erosion as a Problem in Agriculture and Usage of Cesium – 137 in Erosive Process Investigation, Yearbook of the Faculty of Agriculture, Vol XLI, Skopje

Petkovski, D., Mukaetov, D., Andreevski, M., (1997): The Content of Some Easily Soluble Heavy Metals in Alluvial Soils from Kocansko Pole, Macedonian Agricultural Review, Vol. 44, No. 1-2. Skopje

Petkovski, D., Mukaetov, D., Andreevski, M. (1997): Content of Organic Matter and Exchangeable Cations in the Soil Formed Above Serpentines and Peridotites in Ohrid-Struga Region, 9-th Congress of the Yugoslav Society for Soil Science

Iljovski I., Cukaliev, O., Mukaetov, D. (1997): Comparative results of Drip and Surface Irrifation of tomato in Green Houses, Jubilee Yearbook of faculty of Agriculture in Skopje, vol. 42, pp. 83-87, Skopje,

Cukaliev, O., Iljovski, I., Jankulovski, Z., Mukaetov, D., Ristevski, P. (1998): Evapo-transpiration and Water Deficiency of Wheat in Bitola Area of Pelagonia and its Influence on the Yield, 2-nd Balkan Congress of Crop Production, Novi Sad

Mladenovski, T., Vasilevski, G., Popsimonova, G., Mukaetov, D. (1998): The Influence of Drought on Wheat Production in Republic of Macedonia, First Balkan Symposium for drought. Zajecar. (in print)

Mukaetov D., Petkovski, D., Andreevski, M. (2000): Content of exchangeable ions on brown soils on lime stones and dolomites and terra rossa on Galicica Mountain. Symposium SOILS and ITS USAGE. MASA-Skopje.

Andreevski, M., Petkovski, D. Mukaetov D., (2000): Content of organic matter on brown soils on lime stones and dolomites and terra rossa on Galicica Mountain. Symposium SOILS and ITS USAGE. MASA-Skopje.

Dimov Z., Cukaliev O., Mukaetov D., Todevska Daniela (2002): Influence of several properties on yield of flax seed – Linum usitatissimum Л. Eco conference Novi Sad (Yugoslavia). Novi Sad.

Iljovski I., Cukaliev O., Mukaetov D., Tanaskovic V., Jankulovski Z. (2003): Application of fertigation for yield increase and environment protection. Ninth conference, Water economy of R. of Macedonia 29-31 October, Ohrid.

Mukaetov D., Iljovski I., Cukaliev O., Tanaskovic V. (2003): The effect of global climate change on agriculture in Macedonia. Ninth conference, Water economy of R. of Macedonia 29-31 October, Ohrid.

Zoran Dimov, Petar Egumenovski, Ordan Cukaliev, Dusko Mukaetov (2004): Dynamics of growth of flax varieties and its influence on plant height and technical length in relation the conditions in the region. XXXIX Symposium of Croatian agriculturist, Opatija. 17-20.02 2004

Dime Petkovski, Marjan Andreevski, Dusko Mukaetov, Kole Vasilevski (2006): Genesis and characteristics of rankers at the Osogovo Mountains. Zemljiste i Biljka Vol. 55, No 1, 1-10, Beograd

Dusko Mukaetov, Marjan Andreevski, Dime Petkovski (2006): Hidro physical and phisico-mechanical characteristics of the hydromorphyc black soils in Pelagonija Valley. Zemljiste i Biljka Vol. 55, No 1, 11-18, Beograd

Marjan Andreevski, Dusko Mukaetov, Dime Petkovski, Kole Vasilevski (2006): Research of the morphological characteristics of the luvisols in the Republic of Macedonia. Forest Review, Vol.41. Skopje.

Marjan Andreevski, Dusko Mukaetov, Dime Petkovski, Kole Vasilevski (2006): Contribution to the research of the mechanical composition of albic luvisol in the Republic of Macedonia. Forest Review, Vol.41. Skopje.

Marjan Andreevski, Julijana Cvetković, Duško Mukaetov (2006): Content of heavy metals (Cd, Pb and Zn) in soil and plant material in Veles and its surrounding area. Plant Protection . Vol.XVII. Skopje.

Marjan Andreevski, Dusko Mukaetov, Josif Mitrikeski (2007): Contain of humus of albic luvisol in the Republic of Macedonia. Yearbook of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food (imprint) On Macedonian.

Borgvang, S.A.1, Mukaetov, D.2, Selvik, J. R.1 , Shumka, S.3, Skarbøvik, E.1, Stålnacke, P.1 and Vagstad, N1.(2006): Bridging the gap between water managers and research communities in a transboundary river: Nutrient transport and monitoring regimes in the Drim/Drini Catchment

Dusko Mukaetov, Ordan Cukaliev, Tijana Sekuloska, Ivan Mincev (2007): GIS-aided agro-ecological zoning of former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Status and prospect of soil information in southeastern Europe: soil databases, projects and applications. Scientific and technical report, Institute of Environment and Sustainability, JRC, ISPRA, Italy.

Dusko Mukaetov, Marjan Andreevski, DIme Petokvski (2006): Hydro-physical and physico-mechanical characteristics of hydromophyc black soils in Pelagonija valley, Zemljiste i biljka, vol. 55, Br. 1, 11-18, Belgrade.

Andreevski M., Mukaetov D., Petkovski D., Vasilevski K., (2007): Organic matter content of albic luvisols in Republic of Macedonia formed under different vegetation. International symposium, Sustainable forestry – problems and chalenges. Proceedings, page 1-6. Ohrid.

Andreevski M., Cvetkovic Julijana, Poposka Hristina, Mukaetov D., Petkovski D., Vasilevski K. (2008): Heavy metals content (Fe, Cr и Ni) in rigosols in the vicinity of melting factory FENI. Proceedings, III Kogres of ecological society of Macedonia with international participation, Struga, 06-09, 10, 2007

Cukaliev, O., Tanaskovik, V., Kanwar, S.R., Lee Kheng Heng, Mukaetov, D. (2008): Irrigation and fertigation effects on nitrogen use efficiency and tomato yield. International Agricultural Engineering Journal. The Asian Association for Agricultural Engineering (AAAE), Vol. 17, No 1-4,

Stafilov T., Šajn R., Boev B., Lepitkova Sonja, Cvetković Julijana, Mukaetov D., Andreevski M. (2009): Distribution of nickel in surface soil in Kavadarci and the environs. University “ Goce Delčev”, Štip, Macedonia. Natural resources and technology, No 3, Volume 3 (page 30-41).

Stafilov T., Šajn R., Boev B., Cvetković Julijana, Mukaetov D., Andreevski M. Lepitkova Sonja, (2009): Distribution of cobalt in soil from kavadarci and the environs. Geologica Macedonica, Vol.23, (pp.43-53), Štip.

Stafilov T., Šajn R., Boev B., Cvetković Julijana, Mukaetov D., Andreevski M. Lepitkova Sonja (2010): Distribution of some elements in surface soil over the Kavadarci Region, Republic of Macedonia, Envirnomental Earth Science, 61 (7), 1515-1530

Eva Skarbøvik, Spase Shumka, Dusko Mukaetov and Udaya Sekhar Nagothu (2011): Harmonised monitoring of Lake Macro Prespa as a basis for Integrated Water Resources Management. Irrigation and Drainage Systems Volume 24, Numbers 3-4, 223-238,