Jovan Dobrosavljević

Phd teaching assistant
Phone: +381 (11) 3053 883
E-mail: jovan.dobrosavljevic@sfb.bg.ac.rs
Cabinet: 98
Consultation: Wednesday, 8.30‒10.00 h

Dr Jovan Dobrosavljević was born in 1989. in Jagodina, where he finished high school in 2008. He enrolled at the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Belgrade in the school year 2009/2010 and got his bachelor’s degree in 2013., with an average score of 9.0. He passed his final exam titled “Contribution to the Knowledge of longhorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) of Serbia” with a score of 10 at the Department of Forest Protection. He enrolled in master studies in the school year 2013/14, and completed them in 2014, with an average score of 10.0. He defended his master’s thesis titled “Control of forest beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) with the preparation Novodor” with a grade of 10 at the Department of Forest Protection. The school year 2014/2015. In 2008, he enrolled in doctoral studies at the Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade, on the forestry module, forest protection sub-module. He completed his doctoral studies in 2022 with an average grade of 10.0. He defended his doctoral dissertation entitled “Leaf miner fauna of deciduous woody species of Serbia” in 2022.

He was elected to the position of teaching assistant at the Chair of Forest Protection at the Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade in 2016. He was elected to the position of teaching assistant with a doctorate at the Chair of Forest Protection at the Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade in 2022.

Before that, he was employed at Public Enterprise ”Srbijašume”, Forest Enterprise ”North Kučaj”, Forest administration Majdanpek.  As part of his professional training in 2018, he attended the School for Molecular Identification of Insects Collected at the Sentinel Plantation, INRA, Orleans (France), He trained in the field of insect morphometry at the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences in Prague (Czech Republic). He is a member of the Entomological Society of Serbia. In his previous work, he published 26 bibliographic units dealing with forestry entomology. He published 11 papers in journals from the SCI list.

Research interests

Forest Entomology, forest protection

Engaging Teaching

Sc. course

  • Forest Entomology
  • Forest Zoology

Sc. Course

  • Forest Entomology 2

Sc. Course on English

  • Forest Protection


Selected papers

  • Dobrosavljević J., Marković Č., Marjanović M., Milanović S. (2020) Pedunculate Oak Leaf Miners’ Community: Urban vs. Rural Habitat. Forests 11(12) 1300. https://doi.org/10.3390/f11121300
  • Dobrosavljević J., Marković Č., Marjanović M. (2023) The effect of urban–rural gradient on black poplar endophagous herbivorous insects. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 17(3): 341-350. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11829-023-09963-y
  • Marković Č., Dobrosavljević J., Vujičić P., Cebeci, H.H. (2021) Impact of regeneration by shelterwood cutting on the pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) leaf mining insect community. Biologia. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-020-00631-7
  • Valdés-Correcher E., Moreira X., Augusto L.,Barbaro L., Bouget C., Bouriaud O., Branco M., Centenaro G., Csóka G., Damestoy T., Dobrosavljević J., Duduman M.-L., Dulaurent A.-M., Eötvös C., Faticov M., Ferrante M., Fürjes-Mikó Á., Galmán A., Gossner M., Hampe A., Harvey D., Howe A.G., Kadiri Y., Kaennel-Dobbertin M., Koricheva J., Kozel A., Kozlov M., Löveï G., Lupaştean D., Milanović S., Mrazova A., Opgennoorth l.,Pitkänen J.-M., Popova A., Popović M., Prinzing A., Queloz V., Roslin T., Sallé A., Sam K., Scherer-Lorenzen M., Schuldt A., Selikhovkin A., Suominen L., Tack A., Tahadlova M., Thomas R., Castagneyrol B. (2021) Search for top-down and bottom-up drivers of latitudinal trends in insect herbivory in oak trees in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography 30(3): 651-665. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13244
  • Milanović S., Milenković I., Dobrosavljević J., Popović M., Solla A., Tomšovsky M., Jankovský L. (2020) Growth Rates of Lymantria dispar Larvae and Quercus robur Seedlings at Elevated CO2 Concentration and Phytophthora plurivora Forests 11(10): 1059. https://doi.org/10.3390/f11101059
  • Marković, Č., Dobrosavljević, J., Milanović, S. (2021) Factors Influencing the Oak Lace Bug (Hemiptera: Tingidae) Behavior on Oaks: Feeding Preference Does not Mean Better Performance? J. Econ. Entomol. 114: 2051–2059. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab148
  • Marković, Č., Stojanović, A., Dobrosavljević, J. (2018) Diversity and abundance of coccinellids (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on trees in parks and tree rows of Belgrade. Biologia, 73 (9): 857–865. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-018-0087-5
  • Milanović, S., Popović, M., Dobrosavljević, J., Kostić, I., Lazarević, J. (2020) Desperate times call for desperate measures: short-term use of the common ash tree by gypsy moth larvae (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) under density and starvation Archives of Biological Sciences 72(1): 63-69 https://doi.org/10.2298/ABS191106067M
  • Valdés‐Correcher, E., Popova, A., Galmán, A., Prinzing, A., Selikhovkin, A. v., Howe, A. G., Mrazova, A., Dulaurent, A., Hampe, A., Tack, A. J. M., Bouget, C., Lupaștean, D., Harvey, D., Musolin, D. L., Lövei, G. L., Centenaro, G., Halder, I. van, Hagge, J., Dobrosavljević, J., … Castagneyrol, B. (2022) Herbivory on the pedunculate oak along an urbanization gradient in Europe: Effects of impervious surface, local tree cover, and insect feeding guild. Ecology and Evolution, 12(3). https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.8709
  • Cebeci H., Markovic, C., Grabenweger, G., Ayberk, H., Dobrosavljevic, J., Goltas, M., Stojanovic, A. (2018) Preliminary notes on pupal parasitism rates of the horse chestnut leafminer, Cameraria ohridella (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae) in Belgrade and Istanbul. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 27(10): 7122-7124.