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Milan Maceljski, F.C.A.

Date of birth:

  • 12/27/1925

Place of birth:

  • Zagreb

Date of death:

  • 06/24/2007

Academic titles:

  • fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • doctor of Science
  • professor emeritus

Institutions:

  • Professor (retired) - Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
  • professor emeritus - University of Zagreb
  • Corresponding member - Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) (04/08/1999 - 06/24/2007

Membership in Academy:

  • full member - Department of Natural Sciences (12/03/1992 - 06/24/2007

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 27.12.1925., Zagreb

EDUCATION:

  1. 1950 Dipl. eng. agr. Agricultural Faculty, University of Zagreb
  2. 1952 Specialization in Plant Protection, Agricultural Faculty, University of Zagreb
  3. 1963 Ph. D. Agricultural Faculty, University of Zagreb thesis: Lixus junci Boh. (Col.:Curculionide) new insect pest in the Adriatic coastal region

EMPLOYMENT:

  1. 1951 Cooperative Union Slavonska Orahovica
  2. 1953-1956 Phytosanitary Station Zagreb
  3. 1957-1960 Plant Protection Specialist in the Cooperative Union of Croatia, Zagreb
  4. 1961-1994 Agricultural Faculty, University of Zagreb: 1961 Assistant,
    1964 lecturer(docent),
    1969 associate professor,
    1974 full professor in Entomology and Phytopharmacy
  5. 1994 retired, active in research projects

SOME IMPORTANT DUTIES:

  1. 1973-1976 President of the Biotechnical Department of the Agricultural Faculty Zagreb
  2. 1978-1985 Director of the Plant Protection Institute of the Agricultural Faculty in Zagreb
  3. 1985-1987 Dean of the Agricultural Faculty in Zagreb
  4. 1988-1993 Head of the Institute of Agricultural Zoology of the Agricultural Faculty, Zagreb
  5. 1986-1989 Chairman of the Plant Protection Commission of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Yugoslavia
  6. 1992 – Chairman of the Plant Protection Commission of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic of Croatia
  7. 1995-1997 and 2000- Member of the Toxicological Committee of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia
  8. 1998 Member of the Committee for the supervision of trials with GMP of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the Republic Croatia
  9. 1984-1988 Coordinator of the WG “Research on Corythuca ciliata” of the IOBC/WPRS
  10. 2000 Member of the Comission for Maximal allowable Concentrations of pesticides in food of the Ministry of Health of Croatia
  11. 2001 Member of the Steering Committee of the Union of the European Academies for Sciences

SCIENTIFIC HONOURS AND REWARDS

  1. 1988-1992 Member of the Council of the IOBC/WPRS
  2. 1992 Elected full member of the Croatian Academy of Science and Arts
  3. 1998 State reward for the year 1997 for popularizing science into practice
  4. 1999 Elected correspondent member of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts
  5. 1999 Elected president of the Scientific council of Agriculture and Forestry of the Croatian Academy of Science and Arts
  6. 2001 Elected correspondent member of the Academia dei Georgofili, Firenza

INTERNATIONAL PROJECT LEADER

With USDA:

  1. The Effectiveness against Stored Product Insects of Inert Dusts, Insect Pathogens, Temperature and Humidity (E 30-MQ-1) 1967-1972 (with Moise Danon).
  2. Investigations of the Biology, Ecology and the Control of the Looper, Autographa-Plusia gamma L. (E-30-ENT-14) 1969-1974.
  3. Biological Control of Terrestrial and Aquatic Plants and Forests Weeds and Pests of Crops (YO-SEA-52-JB-63) 1980-1983.
  4. Biological Control of Insects and Weeds (YO-ARS-68-JB-63) 1982-1985.
  5. Biological Control of Yugoslav and North American Weeds by Insects, Pathogens and Allelopatic Relations (YO-ARS-94-JB-101) 1985-1990.
  6. Biocontrol of Six Yugoslav Weeds (YO-ARS-236-JB-179) (JF 932) 1990-1995.

SOME OTHER ACTIVITIES

  1. 1957 – 2000 Editor in Chief of the professional journal Glasnik zaštita bilja
  2. 1982-1986 President of the Yugoslave Plant Protection Society
  3. 1985 – Member of the European Weed Society
  4. 1985 – Editor in Chief of the “Poljoprivredni savjetnik”
  5. 1989 – Member of the editorial board of the Bibliography of Plant Protection in Yugoslavia (from 1793 to 1989)
  6. 1992 – 2000 Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Fragmenta phytomedica et herbologica”
  7. 1998 - President of the Croatian Entomological Society
  8. 1999 - Editor in Chief of the scientific journal Entomologia Croatica