University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Igor Kostić

Dr Igor Kostić

Research Assistant

Department of Life Sciences (LS)

Phone: +381-11/3555-258


Curriculum vitae



2011-present: Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade.


2011: B.Sc. in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade.


Work Experience


2013-present: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


2012-2013: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


Research Interests


• Biological measures (essential oils, their dominant components and extracts) in controlling insects.


Representative publications

Peer-reviewed international journals


Milanović S, Janković-Tomanić M, Kostić I, Kostić M, Morina F, Živanović B, Lazarević J (2015) Behavioural and physiological plasticity of gypsy moth larvae to host plant switching. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 158: 152–162. – ID=1215


Kostić I., Petrović O., Milanović S., Popović Z., Stanković S., Todorović G., Kostić M. (2013) Biological activity of essential oils of Athamanta haynaldii and Myristica fragrans to gypsy moth larvae. Industrial Crops and Products 41: 17-20. Agricultural Engineering 3/12, Agronomy 12/78, 2.468 – ID=422


Čalić D., Devrnja N., Kostić I., Kostić M. (2013) Pollen morphology, viability, and germination of Prunus domestica cv. Požegača. Scientia Horticulturae 155: 118-122. Horticulture 9/32, 1.396 – ID=421


Čalić D., Bohanec B., Devrnja N., Milojević J., Tubić Lj., Kostić I., Zdravković-Korać S. (2012) Impact of abscisic acid in overcoming the problem of albinism in horse chestnut androgenic embryos. Trees – Structure and Function, DOI 10.1007/s00468-012-0830-4. Forestry 10/62, 1.925 – ID=423


Čalić D., Devrnja N., Milojević J., Kostić I, Janošević D., Budimir B., Zdravković-Korać S. (2012) Abscisic Acid Effect on Improving Horse Chestnut Secondary Somatic Embryogenesis. Hortscience 47(12): 1741-1744 – ID=420

Scientific meetings


Kostić M., Kostić I., Marković T., Jevdjović R., Stanković S., Todorović G., Nedić N. (2012) Distruption of attractant properties of potato foliage on Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say. by the use of Salvia officinalis L. essential oil. In: Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (7th CMAPSEEC), May 27-31, 2012, Subotica, Serbia, pp. 351-357 – ID=839


Zdravković-Korać S., Tubić LJ., Milojević J., Devrnja N., Kostić I., Calić D. (2012) Rooting and preventing shoot-tip  necrosis of in vitro cultured horse chestnut shoots. In: Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference: Forests in future-sustainable use, risks and challenges, October 4-5, 2012, Belgrade, Serbia, p. 98 – ID=840


Current projects

Project ID
Project Title
Financial Source
My Status
III43010 Modulation of antioxidative metabolism in plants for improvement of plant abiotic stress tolerance and identification of new biomarkers for application in remediation and monitoring of degraded biotopes Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member