Dr Tijana Petrovic

Grant-Funded Research (A)

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Faculty of Sciences


Dr Tijana Petrovic is a plant pathologist who currently works on understanding and management of 2,4-D resistant common sowthistle and wild radish, with a focus on uptake and translocation of 2,4-D, dose-response of plants, root elongation and molecular resistance mechanisms.  

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  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Croatian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Serbian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2017 University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Diploma in Education
    2007 University of Sydney Australia PhD in Plant Pathology
    1997 University of Novi Sad Serbia MAgSc in Plant Pathology
    1992 University of Belgrade Serbia BAgSc in Plant Protection
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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2017 Knauer, U., Matros, A., Petrovic, T., Zanker, T., Scott, E., & Seiffert, U. (2017). Improved classification accuracy of powdery mildew infection levels of wine grapes by spatial-spectral analysis of hyperspectral images. PLANT METHODS, 13(1), 1-15.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS13 Europe PMC5
    2017 Petrovic, T., Perera, D., Cozzolino, D., Kravchuk, O., Zanker, T., Bennett, J., & Scott, E. (2017). Feasibility of discriminating powdery mildew-affected grape berries at harvest using mid-infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy and fatty acid profiling. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 23(3), 1-11.
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    2013 Petrovic, T., Burgess, L., Cowie, I., Warren, R., & Harvey, P. (2013). Diversity and fertility of Fusarium sacchari from wild rice (Oryza australiensis) in Northern Australia, and pathogenicity tests with wild rice, rice, sorghum and maize. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 136(4), 773-788.
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    2011 Summerell, B. A., Leslie, J. F., Liew, E. C., Laurence, M. H., Bullock, S., Petrovic, T., . . . Burgess, L. W. (2011). Fusarium species associated with plants in Australia. Fungal Diversity, 46(1), 1-27.
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    2010 Walsh, J. L., Laurence, M. H., Liew, E. C., Sangalang, A. E., Burgess, L. W., Summerell, B. A., & Petrovic, T. (2010). Fusarium: two endophytic novel species from tropical grasses of northern Australia. Fungal Diversity, 44(1), 149-159.
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    2009 Petrovic, T., Walsh, J. L., Burgess, L. W., & Summerell, B. A. (2009). Fusarium species associated with stalk rot of grain sorghum in the northern grain belt of eastern Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology, 38(4), 373.
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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2018 Krishnan, M., Petrovic, T., Valappan, G., Merriam, A., & Preston, C. (2018). Understanding the mechanism of 2,4-D resistance in Sonchus oleraceus (Common sowthistle). Poster session presented at the meeting of Weed Biosecurity - Protecting Our Future. Sydney.
    2011 Petrovic, T., Burgess, L.W., Cowie, I. & Harvey, P.R.. (2011). Fusarium sacchari, the Cause of Pokkah Boeng in Sugarcane is a Colonist of Wild Rice (Oryza australiensis) in the Northern Territory, Australia.. Poster session presented at the meeting of Handbook of the 18th Biennial Conference ‘New Frontiers in Plant Pathology for Asia and Oceania’. Darwin.
  • Position: Grant-Funded Research (A)
  • Phone: 83137495
  • Email: tijana.petrovic@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 7109
  • Campus: Waite
  • Building: Waite, floor 1
  • Room: 1 02
  • Org Unit: School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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