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Associate Professor Vasile LAZĂR, PhDvasile-lazar

Horticultural Products Technology

vsl_lzr@yahoo.com

Date and place of birth: 20.10.1959, sat. CUTCA, com. SÂNMARTIN, CLUJ County.

I. Education:
University studies: Agronomic Institute of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Horticulture, Horticultural engineer, 1990.
PHD studies: 1999, Doctor Degree in Agricultural Science, Vegetable growing specialization, PhD supervisor Prof. Dumitru Indrea PhD.
Areas of specialization:
  • 1993-1994 – Perfecting probations in Vegetable growing as ecological crops in field and under protected crops, France;
  • 12-16 June, 2005 – exchange of experience in the frame of the Francophone University Agency (AUF) program, which included visits of several laboratories, specialized in quality and technological assessment of vegetable products, as well as in the use of colorimetry and spectrophotometry for qualitative analysis of agricultural and horticultural products;
  •  2008-2009 – MSc. Degree – Horticultural crops in controlled climate.

II. Academic experience:
  • 2009 – present: Horticultural products technology – course and practical works for the students of the 4th year of study in Horticulture;
  • 2009 – present: Agro-alimentary science of commodities – course and practical works for the students of the 4th year of study in Economic engineering in agriculture;
  • 2007 – present: Conditioning, storing and marketing of fruit and grapes and Conditioning, storing and marketing of vegetables and flowers – course and practical works for the MSc. students in Horticultural Sciences;
  • 2007 – present: Market preparation of under protected crops’ horticultural products – flowers, course and practical works for the MSc. students in Management of horticultural production in controlled climate;
  • 2007 – 2009: Vegetable products processing – course and practical works for the MSc. students in Agricultural exploitations and agrotourism in mountain area – Faculty of Agriculture;
  • 2006 – present: Processing of agricultural products – course and practical works for the students of the 4th year of study in Engineering and management in the public nourishment and agrotourism;
  • 2000 – 2006: Food products technology – course and practical works for the students in the 3rd year of study in College of horticulture;
  • 1991 – 2009: Food products technology – practical works for the students of the 4th year of study in Horticulture.

III. Research domains of interest:
Establishing of optimum time of seeding and additional fertilization formula depending on product use at carrot and parsley crops; the influence of foliar fertilization and technological and ecological factors on the nitrates and nitrites accumulation in under protected lettuce and pepper crops; establishing of optimum harvesting time depending on the changes recorded by the main biological active components in the sea-buckthorn fruit.
Professional affiliations:
  • 2003 – Romanian Society of Roses; 2010 – Transylvanian Society of Horticulture and Forestry.
Significant achievements:
  • Books: 5 (first author);
  • Scientific papers: 92 scientific papers published in specialty revues and journals which from 56 as first or single author.
Research grants: Director of 1 grant (2005-2006); member in 3 research projects.

IV. Other mentions:
  • Director of studies at Department of Distance Studies and Part–time Studies, 2008–present; member in the examination commissions and graduation commission of MSc. study 2008–present; President of the examination commission for the obtaining of High School Diploma, 2007–2011.

October, 2016

Assoc. Prof. Vasile LAZĂR, PhD