Prof. Marilena Idžojtić

Distignuished professor

Marilena Idžojtić

Location: brown building, 2. floor, room 231

Phone: +385 1 2352522

Phone: +385 1 2352522


Professional Experience

Dates (from-to): 1991 – current
Employed at: University of Zagreb Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Workplace - position: distinguished professor
Field of work: Forest Dendrology, horticultural dendrology

Scientific Interests

  • Variability and Conservation of the noble hardwood genetic resources.
  • Invasive woody species in Croatia
  • Mistletoes in Croatia ((Loranthus europaeus, Viscum album, Arceuthobium oxycedri) - Biology, Ecology, Distribution, Host Species
  • Crosses between pine trees (Pinus nigra, P. sylvestris, P. densiflora, P. thunbergiana)
  • Dendroflora (native and ornamental allochthonous)
  • Morphological and chemical variability within the populations, and conservation biology


Organizational skills and Competencies

Head of the Postgraduate Doctoral Studies of  Forestry (from the academic year 2012/2013 to 2013/2014)

Head of the Undergraduate Studies of Urban Forestry, Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection (from the academic year 2005/2006 to 2010/2011)

Head of the Institute of Forest Genetics, Dendrology and Botany (from 2008 to 2012)

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal: Šumarski list /Journal of Forestry (2006-current), Forestry Review (2012-current).


Memberships in Scientific and Professional Organizations

  • Academy of Forestry Sciences,
  • Hrvatsko šumarsko društvo/ Croatian Forestry Society
  • Hrvatsko botaničko društvo/ Croatian Botanical Society
  • Eastern Alpine-Dinaric Vegetation Research Society,
  • Croatian Chamber of Forestry and Wood Technology Engineers

Scientific Development

  • Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu Tokai University, Kumamoto, Japan (The Matsumae International Foundation Fellowship, Tokyo) (2000/2001, one semester)
  • Karl-Franzens Institute for Plant Physiology, University of Graz, Austria (Austrian State Scholarship "Bewerber aus aller Welt") (1996/1997, one semester)
  • Karl-Franzens Institute for Plant Physiology, University of Graz, Austria (1993/1994, one month)

Textbooks and author's books



Poslijediplomski doktorski studij šumarstva i drvne tehnologije