doc. Ing. Miroslav Jursík, Ph.D.

Professional CV

Education and Professional Practice:

  • 2013: defended habilitation thesis and appointed Associate Professor (topic: Weed control in wide row crops with regard to current changes in ecology of species and  agroecosystems)
  • from 2011: Head of Demonstration and experimental department of Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources (FAFNR)
  • from 2004: quality manager of official recognition experiment station for testing of pesticides (GEP certificate) – department of Agroecology and Biometeorology
  • 2004 -2011: Head of Demonstration and experimental field of FAFNR
  • 2000-2004: doctoral studies at the same faculty; topic of PhD. thesis: Biology of selected summer weed species in relation to weed control in root crops
  • from 2003: Assistant Professor on FAFNR
  • 2001–2002 (11/01 – 03/02): Educational stay (Sokrates Erasmus) on Universität Hohenheim (Germany)
  • 1995–2000: Faculty of Agronomy of the Czech University of Agriculture in Prague; graduated with the Ing. (MSc.) degree in Crop Protection
  • 1995–1991: Agricultural Technical School in Čáslav


Scientific and Expert Specialization:

  • Optimization of use of herbicide in crops
  • Weed management of herbicide resistant weeds
  • Herbicide tolerant technology
  • Effect of soil and weather condition on efficacy and selectivity of herbicides
  • Competition relationship between weeds and wide row crops
  • Study of generation reproductive characteristic of weeds (germination, dormancy, field emergence, seed production)


Membership in Scientific and Professional Societies:

European Weed Research Society

International Weed Science Society


Journal Editorial Boards:

Plant Protection Science