Dušan Olčák Department of Physics, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
1 protocol

František Kačík Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, Technical University, Slovakia
1 protocol

Rastislav Lagaňa Department of Wood Science, Technical University, Slovakia
1 protocol

Monika Kardošová Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Technical University, Slovakia
1 protocol
Dennis Nürnberg Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
25 protocols

Tie Liu Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford University
147 protocols

Jaroslav Ďurkovič
  • Department of Phytology, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 2 Author merit
  • 1 Reviewer merit


Doctor in Forest Phytology, Department of Silviculture, Technical University, Zvolen, Slovakia, 1996

Current position

Associate Professor in Forest Phytology, Department of Phytology, Technical University, Zvolen, Slovakia

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Ďurkovič, J., Kačík, F., Mamoňová, M., Kardošová, M., Longauer, R. and Krajňáková, J. (2015). The effects of propagation techniques on cell wall chemistry and wood anatomy in micropropagated and grafted plants of the Dutch elm hybrid ‘Dodoens’. J Amer Soc Hort Sci 140(1): 3-11.
  2. Ďurkovič, J., Canova, I., Kardosova, M. and Kurjak, D. (2014). Seasonal patterns of leaf photosynthetic and secondary xylem vascular traits in current-year stems of three Sorbus species with contrasting growth habits. Plant Biol (Stuttg) 16(5): 908-916.
  3. Ďurkovič, J., Kacik, F., Olcak, D., Kucerova, V. and Krajnakova, J. (2014). Host responses and metabolic profiles of wood components in Dutch elm hybrids with a contrasting tolerance to Dutch elm disease. Ann Bot 114(1): 47-59.
  4. Kačík, F., Ďurkovič, J. and Kačíková, D. (2014). Structural characterization of lignin by syringyl to guaiacyl ratio and molecular mass determination. In: Lu, F. (ed). Lignin. Structural Analysis, Applications in Biomaterials and Ecological Significance. Nova Science Publishers, 67-89.
  5. Kacikova, D., Kacik, F., Cabalova, I. and Ďurkovič, J. (2013). Effects of thermal treatment on chemical, mechanical and colour traits in Norway spruce wood. Bioresour Technol 144: 669-674.
  6. Ďurkovič, J., Kaňuchová, A., Kačík, F., Mamoňová, M. and Lengyelová, A. (2013). Wood ontogeny during the first year of hybrid poplar development. Biol Plantarum 57(3): 591-596.
  7. Kaňuchová, A. and Ďurkovič, J. (2013). Wood ontogeny during ex vitro acclimatization in micropropagated hybrid poplar clones. Biol Plantarum 57(1): 144-148.
  8. Ďurkovič, J., Canova, I., Lagana, R., Kucerova, V., Moravcik, M., Priwitzer, T., Urban, J., Dvorak, M. and Krajnakova, J. (2013). Leaf trait dissimilarities between Dutch elm hybrids with a contrasting tolerance to Dutch elm disease. Ann Bot 111(2): 215-227.
  9. Kačík, F., Ďurkovič, J. and Kačíková, D. (2012). Chemical profiles of wood components of poplar clones for their energy utilization. Energies 5(12): 5243-5256.
  10. Čaňová, I., Ďurkovič, J., Hladká, D. and Lukáčik, I. (2012). Changes in stomatal characteristics and photochemical efficiency during leaf development in six species of Sorbus. Photosynthetica 50(4): 635-640.
  11. Ďurkovič, J., Kardosova, M., Canova, I., Lagana, R., Priwitzer, T., Chorvat, D., Jr., Cicak, A. and Pichler, V. (2012). Leaf traits in parental and hybrid species of Sorbus (Rosaceae). Am J Bot 99(9): 1489-1500.
  12. Ďurkovič, J., Kaňuchová, A., Kačík, F., Solár, R. and Lengyelová, A. (2012). Genotype-and age-dependent patterns of lignin and cellulose in regenerants derived from 80-year-old trees of black mulberry (Morus nigra L.). Plant Cell Tiss Org 108(3): 359-370.
  13. Ďurkovič, J., Kardošová, M., Kačík, F. and Masaryková, M. (2011). Wood traits in parental and hybrid species of Sorbus. Botany 89(8): 559-572.
  14. Ďurkovič, J. and Kaňuchová, A. (2011). Growth patterns of black mulberry (Morus nigra L.) during micropropagation, ex vitro acclimatisation and early years of wood formation. In: Kumar, A. and Roy, S. (eds). Plant Tissue Culture and Applied Plant Biotechnology. Aavishkar Publishers, 64-76.
  15. Ďurkovič, J. and Lux, A. (2010). Micropropagation with a novel pattern of adventitious rooting in American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.). Trees 24(3): 491-497.
  16. Ďurkovič, J., Čaňová, I., Priwitzer, T., Biroščíková, M., Kapraľ, P. and Saniga, M. (2010). Field assessment of photosynthetic characteristics in micropropagated and grafted wych elm (Ulmus glabra Huds.) trees. Plant Cell Tiss Org 101(2): 221-228.
  17. Ďurkovič, J. and Mišalová, A. (2009). Wood formation during ex vitro acclimatisation in micropropagated true service tree (Sorbus domestica L.). Plant Cell Tiss Org 96(3): 343-348.
  18. Ďurkovič, J., Lengyelová, A., Čaňová, I., Kurjak, D. and Hladká, D. (2009). Photosynthetic performance and stomatal characteristics during ex vitro acclimatisation of true service tree (Sorbus domestica L.). J Hortic Sci Biotech 84(2): 223-227.
  19. Mišalová, A., Mamoňová, M., Priwitzer, T., Lengyelová, A., Hladká, D. and Lux, A. (2009). Changes in leaf organisation, photosynthetic performance and wood formation during ex vitro acclimatisation of black mulberry (Morus nigra L.). Plant Biology 11(5): 686-693.
  20. Ďurkovič, J., Čaňová, I. and Pichler, V. (2009). Water loss and chlorophyll fluorescence during ex vitro acclimatization in micropropagated black mulberry (Morus nigra L.). Propag Ornam Plants 9(2): 107-112.
  21. Ďurkovič, J. (2009). Microsatellite DNA fingerprinting in micropropagated Cornus mas L.'Macrocarpa'. Propag Ornam Plants 9(1): 21-25.
  22. Ďurkovič, J. and Bukovská, J. (2009). Adventitious rooting performance in micropropagated Cornus mas. Biol Plantarum 53(4): 715-718.
  23. Ďurkovič, J. (2008). Micropropagation of mature Cornus mas ‘Macrocarpa’. Trees 22(4): 597-602.
  24. Čaňová, I., Ďurkovič, J. and Hladká, D. (2008). Stomatal and chlorophyll fluorescence characteristics in European beech cultivars during leaf development. Biol Plantarum 52(3): 577-581.
  25. Ďurkovič, J. and Mišalová, A. (2008). Micropropagation of temperate noble hardwoods: An overview. Functional Plant Science and Biotechnology 2(1): 1-9.
  26. Ďurkovič, J. (2006). Rapid micropropagation of mature wild cherry. Biol Plantarum 50(4): 733-736.
  27. Ďurkovič, J., Pichler, V. and Lux, A. (2005). Micropropagation with a novel pattern of adventitious rooting in Formosan sweetgum. Can J of Forest Res 35(12): 2775-2780.
  28. Boshier, D., Cordero, J., Harris, S., Pannell, J., Rendell, S., Savill, P., Stewart, J., Cundall, N., Hubert, J., Samuel, S., Eriksen, B., Wallander, E., Martinsson, O., Bellido, J.A., Fayos, P.G., López, R.M., Roldán, M., Verdú, M., Mateu, I., Montilla, A.I., Spanos, K., Kyriakidis, D., Papi, R., Blada, I., Palada, M., Popescu, F., Postolache, D., Čaňová, I., Ďurkovič, J., Gömöry, D., Krajmerová, D., Paule, L. and Slobodník, B. (2005). Ash Species in Europe: Biological Characteristics and Practical Guidelines for Sustainable Use. Oxford Forestry Institute, pp128.
2 Protocols published
An Evaluation of Cellulose Degradation Affected by Dutch Elm Disease
Authors:  Jaroslav Ďurkovič, František Kačík and Dušan Olčák, date: 07/20/2015, view: 2318, Q&A: 0
The pathogenic fungus Ophiostoma novo-ulmi spreads within the secondary xylem vessels of infected elm trees, causing the formation of vessel plugs due to tyloses and gels, which ultimately result in Dutch elm disease. Foliage discoloration, ...
Imaging and Measurement of Nanomechanical Properties within Primary Xylem Cell Walls of Broadleaves
Authors:  Jaroslav Ďurkovič, Monika Kardošová and Rastislav Lagaňa, date: 12/20/2014, view: 3931, Q&A: 0
A technique of atomic force microscopy (AFM) called PeakForce quantitative nanomechanical mapping (PeakForce QNM) is an efficient tool for the quantitative mechanobiological imaging of fibrillar aggregate, human epidermal cell and woody plant cell ...
1 Protocol reviewed
Quantification of the Adhesion Strength between Peroxisomes and Chloroplasts by Femtosecond Laser Technology
This is the detailed protocol to quantify adhesion strength between peroxisomes and chloroplasts in plant leaf palisade mesophyll cells described by Oikawa et al. (2015). The quantification was performed by utilizing local explosion induced ...
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