Aleksandar Mikić Death: Obituary – It is sad to announce the death of Aleksandar Mikić who passed away on the 6th of September 2021.
He was survived by his wife Sanya and daugther Sonja and son Mihailo.
Aleksandar was one of the founding members of ILS, which he strongly supported in various ways during its development from the ashes of AEP, he also helped in the creation of the society logo.
Aleksandar Mikić´s short bio
Mikić was born in Pančevo, Serbia, in 1974. He worked as Research Associate and annual legume breeder at the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops in Novi Sad, Serbia.
Aleksandar is interested in encompassed conventional and molecular genetics, genetic resources, breeding, agronomy, agroecology, and crop history of annual legumes.
He was one of the founding members of the International Legume Society (2012), among the creators of the UN FAO 10-Year Research Strategy For Pulse Crops (2016), and a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution (since 2018).
Dr. Mikić co-authored more than 350 journal papers, about 120 international conference papers, over 10 book chapters, and more than 30 legume cultivars.