Jovana Hrustić, PhD – Senior Research Associate



2009 – BScAgri – Plant and Food Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade
2014 – PhD in Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade

Research ranks

2009 – Research Trainee
2014 - Research Associate
2020 - Senior Research Associate


2009 – 2012 Grant-holder of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia
2012 – Institute of Pesticides and Environmental Protection, Belgrade


Research field

Life sciences – Agriculture – Plant protection: phytopathology


Plant Protection Society of Serbia

Selected articles

Lahlali, R., Aksissou, W., Lyousfi, N., Ezrari, S., Blenzar, A., Tahiri, A., Ennahli, S., Hrustić, J., MacLean, D., Amiri, S. (2020): Biocontrol activity and putative mechanism of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (SF14 and SP10), Alcaligenes faecalis ACBC1, and Pantoea agglomerans ACBP1 against brown rot disease of fruit. Microbial Pathogenesis, 139: XXXX

Khetabi, A. E., Lahlali, R., Askarne, L., Ezrari, S.,  Ghadaroui, L. E.,  Tahiri,  A., Hrustić, J., Amiri, S. Efficacy assessment of pomegranate peel aqueous extract for brown rot (Monilinia spp.) disease control, Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 2020, 110,101482.

Hrustić, J., Mihajlović, M., Grahovac, M., Delibašić, G., Tanović, B. (2018): Fungicide sensitivity, growth rate, aggressiveness and frost hardiness of Monilinia fructicola and Monilinia laxa isolates. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 151 (2): 389-400. DOI: 10.1007/s10658-017-1380-9

Grahovac, M., Balaž, J., Tanović, B., Hrustić,  J., Vučinić, N., Delibašić, G. Maširević, S. (2016): Effect of different storage conditions of apple fruits on Colletotrichum species virulence. Romanian Biotechnological letters, 21 (1): 11225-11231.

Hrustić, J., Delibašić, G., Stanković, I., Grahovac, M., Krstić, B., Bulajić, A., Tanović, B. (2015): Monilinia Species Causing Brown Rot of Stone Fruit in Serbia. Plant Disease, 99 (5): 709-717. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-07-14-0732-RE

Mirkovic,B, Tanovic, B., Hrustic, J., Mihajlovic, M., Stevic, M., Delibasic, G., Vuksa, P. (2015): Toxicity of copper hydroxide, dithianon, fluazinam, tebuconazole and pyraclostrobin to Didymella applanata isolates from Serbia. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B (2015), . DOI: 10.1080/03601234.2015.982414.

Mirkovic, B, Tanovic, B., Stevic, M., Hrustic, J., Mihajlovic, M., Delibasic, G., Vuksa, P. (2015): Toxicity of mancozeb, chlorothalonil, captan, fluopyram, boscalid, and difenoconazole to Didymella applanata isolates from Serbia, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes, . DOI: 10.1080/03601234.2015.1062648.

Grahovac, M., Balaž, J., Grahovac, J., Dodić, J., Tanović, B., Hrustić, J., Tadijan, I. (2014): Screening of antagonistic activity of selected microorganisms against apple rot pathogens. Romanian biotechnological letters, 19(1): 8959-8965.

Tanović, B., Kolomiets, E., Gašić, S., Kuptsov, V., Hrustić, J., Grahovac, M., Molchan, O., Sverchkova, N., Mihajlović, M. (2013): Effects of various formulations of N146 strain of Bacillus subtilis on Monilinia fructicola. Sbornik naučnыh trudov Mikrobnы Biotehnologii: Fundamentalьnьie i prikladnыe aspektы, tom 5, Minsk, Belorusija, str. 351-360.

Tanović, B., Gašić, S., Hrustić, J., Mihajlović, M., Grahovac, M., Delibašić, G., Stevanović, M. (2013): Development of A Thyme Essential Oil Formulation and Its Effect on Monilinia fructigena. Pesticides and Phytomedicine, 28 (4): 273-280.

Hrustić, J., Tanović, B., Mihajlović, M., Delibašić, G., Stanković, I., Krstić, B., Bulajić, A. (2012): First Report of Brown Rot Caused by Monilinia fructicola on Nectarine in Serbia. Plant Disease, 97(1): 147.

Hrustić, J., Tanović, B., Mihajlović, M., Grahovac, M., Delibašić, G. (2012): Effects of essential oils on Monilinia spp. in vitro. Proceedings Annual Mediterranean Group of Pesticide Research (MGPR) Meeting and International Conference on Food and Health Safety: Moving Towards a Sustainable Agriculture, Belgrade, Serbia, p. 85.

Hrustić, J., Grahovac, M., Mihajlović, M., Delibašić, G., Ivanović, M., Nikolić, M., Tanović, B. (2012): Molecular detection of Monilinia fructigena as causal agent of brown rot on quince. Pesticides and Phytomedicine, 27(1): 15-24.

Hrustić, J., Mihajlović, M., Grahovac, M., Delibašić, G., Bulajić, A., Krstić, B., Tanović, B. (2012): Genus Monilinia on Pome and Stone Fruit Species. Pesticides and Phytomedicine, 27(4): 283-297.

Tanović, B., Hrustić, J., Grahovac, M., Mihajlović, M., Delibašić, G., Kostić, M., Inđić, D. (2012): Effectiveness of fungicides and an essential-oil-based product in the control of grey mould disease in raspberry. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 18(3): 689-695.