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Steliana CLAPCO
Last name : CLAPCO
First name : Steliana
Entrance year : 2020
Occupation : Associate professor & Senior researcher
Company : Moldova State University
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Birthdate : 1978/04/20
Address : Center of Functional Genetics, 3/2 Academiei str., MD 2028 Chisinau / Moldova
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
  • Crop protection
  • Plant physiology
Professional experience : 2020-present - Senior researcher, Center of Functional Genetics (CFG), Moldova State University 2016-2020 - Senior researcher, Center of Functional Genetics (CFG), State University “Dimitrie Cantemir” (STDC) 2014-2016 - Scientific Secretary, CFG, STDC 2012-2013 - Head of Laboratory Genomics, CFG, STDC Activities: assessment of genetic, morphological and physiological variability of different geographical populations of sunflower broomrape; molecular and phenotypic screening of sunflower genotypes for the resistance to biotic and abiotic factors; study of the mechanisms of host – parasite interactions 2003-present - Scientific research, Laboratory Enzymology, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology Activities: screening of fungal strains producers of hydrolytic enzymes and optimization of growth and biosynthesis conditions.
Education : 2000 –2003 - PhD in Biology, specialty microbiology, Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Academy of Sciences of Moldova 1995 -2000 - Diploma of higher education in Biology (equal to M. Sc.), Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, Moldova State University, Chisinau (Moldova)
Selected publications : - CLAPCO, S.; GISCA, I.; CUCEREAVII, A.; DUCA, M. Analysis of yield and yield related traits in some sunflower (H. annuus L.) hybrids under conditions of the Republic of Moldova. AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2019, 8:2:248-258. - DUCA, M.; CLAPCO, S.; NEDEALCOV, M.; DENCICOV, L., Influence of environmental conditions on the virulence and distribution of Orobanche cumana Wallr. in the Republic of Moldova, Journal OCL - Oilseeds and fats, Crops and Lipids, 2018, 1-10. - CLAPCO, S.; TABARA, O.; MUTU, A.; GISCA, I., PORT, A.; JOITA-PACUREANU, M.; DUCA, M. Screening of some sunflower hybrids for drought tolerance under laboratory conditions, Lucrări Ştiinţifice – vol. 61/2018, seria Agronomie, 205-210