Kobza Marek

Kobza Marek

Plant Pathology and Mycology RG

Mgr. Marek Kobza, PhD.

Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Forest Ecology
Plant Pathology & Mycology Research Group
Akademická 2
949 01 Nitra
Phone:   +421 37 6943 335
Email: marek.kobza@ife.sk

Research Interests:plant protection, acoustic tomography, fungal diseases of woody plants, biological control, trunk injection


Education:

  • PhD. in Plant Protection, Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (2006)
  • MSc. in Biology and Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (2000)

Academic employment:

  • Researcher, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Forest Ecology, Branch for Woody Plants Biology (since 2006)
  • PhD study, Institute of Forest Ecology, Branch for Woody Plants Biology (2002-2005)

Projects:

  • VEGA 2/0122/22 – Diversity and pathogenicity of ophiostomatoid fungi in Scots pine stands infested by bark beetles (2022-2025, member of research team)
  • VEGA 2/0132/22 – Impact of climate change on the distribution of selected pathogens of Pinus sp. trees (2022-2025, member of research team)
  • MVTS Ochrana mestských stromov (2021-2025, member of research team)
  • VEGA 2/0077/18 – Identification, genetic variability a pathogenicity of economically important needle cast species on pines (2018-2021, member of research team)
  • VEGA 2/002/18 – Ash dieback: the causal agents and disease control strategy (2018-2021, member of research team)
  • VEGA 2/0143/15 – Štúdium vplyvu faktorov prostredia na výskyt a rozšírenie rakoviny kôry gaštana jedlého (Castanea sativa) na Slovensku a možností ochrany proti tejto chorobe
  • COST FP1406 – PINESTRENGTH – „Pine pitch canker“- stratégie pre manažment Gibberella circinata v skleníkoch a lesoch
  • VEGA 2/0071/14 – Druhová diverzita a biologické vlastnosti parazitických húb podieľajúcich sa na poškodení a usychaní drevín
  • VEGA 2/0069/14 – Biológia, rozšírenie a diagnostika škodlivého činiteľa Dothistroma septosporum (Mycosphaerella pini), D. pini a iných škodlivých činiteľov asimilačných orgánov borovíc.
  • VEGA: 2/0149/10 – Štúdium morfologických, genetických a biologických charakteristík vybraných rodov húb z triedy Coelomycetes, ich patogenita a rozšírenie v rôznych ekologických podmienkach
  • VEGA 2/0214/10 – Štúdium fenotypickej a genetickej variability a rôznej citlivosti k hubovým chorobám pri gaštane jedlom (Castanea sativa Mill.)

Internships:

  • 2004, Short term research stay at Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

2023

Checking the balance between pathogenic and mutualistic pine needle fungi of the genus Lophodermium in forested  and urban areas of Slovakia

Ondrušková, E; Adamčík, S; Kobza, M; Jánošíková, Z; Ostrovský, R; Pastirčáková, K; Caboň, M; Adamčíková, K

Checking the balance between pathogenic and mutualistic pine needle fungi of the genus Lophodermium in forested and urban areas of Slovakia Journal Article

Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 38 (1-2), pp. 39-48, 2023, ISSN: 1651-1891.

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2022

Culturable endophytic fungi in Fraxinus excelsior and their interactions with Hymenoscyphus fraxineus

Barta, M; Pastirčáková, K; Ostrovský, R; Kobza, M; Kádasi-Horáková, M

Culturable endophytic fungi in Fraxinus excelsior and their interactions with Hymenoscyphus fraxineus Journal Article

Forests, 13 (7), pp. 1-23, Article no. 1098, 2022, ISSN: 1999-4907.

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Stability of trees infected by wood decay fungi estimated by acoustic tomography: a field survey

Kobza, M; Ostrovský, R; Adamčíková, K; Pastirčáková, K

Stability of trees infected by wood decay fungi estimated by acoustic tomography: a field survey Journal Article

Trees Structure and Function, 36 (1), pp. 103-112, 2022, ISSN: 1432-2285.

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2021

Host range, genetic variability, and mating types of Lecanosticta acicola in Slovakia

Adamčíková, K; Jánošíková, Z; Adamčík, S; Ostrovský, R; Pastirčáková, K; Kobza, M; Ondrušková, E

Host range, genetic variability, and mating types of Lecanosticta acicola in Slovakia Journal Article

Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 36 (5), pp. 325-332, 2021, ISSN: 0282-7581.

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2020

Selected climatic variables in Slovakia are favourable to the development of Dothistroma needle blight

Ondrušková, Emília; Ostrovský, Radovan; Jánošíková, Zuzana; Adamčíková, Katarína; Kobza, Marek

Selected climatic variables in Slovakia are favourable to the development of Dothistroma needle blight Journal Article

Folia Oecologica, 47 (2), pp. 144-152, 2020.

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2019

Hypovirulence in chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica, in Slovakia

K. Adamčíková E. Ondrušková, Kobza M

Hypovirulence in chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica, in Slovakia Journal Article

Biocontrol Science and Technology, 29 (9), pp. 840-851, 2019, ISSN: 0958-3157.

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Variance in leaf spot susceptibility in chestnut trees of different species and hybrids

Pažitný, J; Kobza, M; Adamčíková, K

Variance in leaf spot susceptibility in chestnut trees of different species and hybrids Journal Article

Journal of Plant Disease and Protection, 126 (2), pp. 169-172, 2019, ISSN: 1861-3829.

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2018

The hosts and geographic range of Dothistroma needle blight in Slovakia

Jánošíková-Hečková, Z; Ondrušková, E; Barta, M; Ostrovský, R; Kádasi-Horáková, M; Pastirčáková, K; Kobza, M; Adamčíková, K

The hosts and geographic range of Dothistroma needle blight in Slovakia Journal Article

Forest Pathology, 48 (3), pp. e12421, 2018, ISSN: 1437-4781.

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2017

Extensively damaged trees tested with acoustic tomography considering tree stability in urban greenery

Ostrovský, R; Kobza, M; Gažo, J

Extensively damaged trees tested with acoustic tomography considering tree stability in urban greenery Journal Article

Trees Structure and Function, 31 (3), pp. 1015-1023, 2017, ISSN: 1432-2285.

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2015

Distribution and population structure of the chestnut blight fungus in Romania

Adamčíková, K; Ondrušková, E; Kádasi-Horáková, M; Botu, M; Kobza, M; Achim, G

Distribution and population structure of the chestnut blight fungus in Romania Journal Article

Plant Protection Science, 51 (3), pp. 141-149, 2015.

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Škodcovia gaštana jedlého [Pests of European chestnut]

Kobza, M; Ostrovský, R

Škodcovia gaštana jedlého [Pests of European chestnut] Book Chapter

Cagáň, Ľ (Ed.): Choroby a škodcovia záhradníckych rastlín, pp. 301-307, SPU v Nitre, Nitra, 1, 2015, ISBN: 978-80-552-1448-1.

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Kobza, M; Ostrovský, R

Škodcovia orecha kráľovského [Pest of walnut] Book Chapter

Cagáň, Ľ (Ed.): Choroby a škodcovia záhradníckych rastlín, pp. 293-299, SPU v Nitre, Nitra, 1, 2015, ISBN: 978-80-552-1448-1.

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Kobza, M; Ostrovský, R

Škodcovia moruší [Pests of mulberries] Book Chapter

Cagáň, Ľ (Ed.): Choroby a škodcovia záhradníckych rastlín, pp. 437-445, SPU v Nitre, Nitra, 1, 2015, ISBN: 978-80-552-1448-1.

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Význam starostlivosti o dreviny vo verejnej zeleni

Ostrovský, R; Kobza, M

Význam starostlivosti o dreviny vo verejnej zeleni Proceeding

Ústav ekológie lesa SAV Zvolen, Pobočka biológie drevín Nitra, Nitra, 2015, ISBN: 978-80-89408-19-1.

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2014

Morphogenetic soil classification system of Slovakia: basal reference taxonomy

Balkovič, J; Bedrna, Z; Bublinec, E; Čurlík, J; Dlapa, P; Fulajtár, E; Gömöryová, E; Gregor, J; Hanes, J; Houšková, B; Hutár, V; Chlpík, J; Ilavská, B; Juráni, B; Kobza, B; Kotorková, D; Kukla, J; Kuklová, M; Machava, J; Nádašský, J; Nochta, P; Nováková, K; Orfánus, T; Pavlenda, P; Pichler, V; Pišút, P; Skalský, R; Sobocká, J; Šimanský, V; Tatarková, Z; Tobiášová, E; Zaujec, A; Zverková, M

Morphogenetic soil classification system of Slovakia: basal reference taxonomy Book

2nd edition, Societas pedologica slovaca, Bratislava, 2014, ISBN: 978-80-8163-005-7.

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Príčiny hromadného hynutia gaštana jedlého [Causal agent of European chestnut blight]

Juhásová, G; Adamčíková, K; Kobza, M; Ostrovský, R

Príčiny hromadného hynutia gaštana jedlého [Causal agent of European chestnut blight] Journal Article

Zahradnictví : časopis profesionálních zahradníků, 13 (7), pp. 48-51, 2014, ISSN: 1213-7596.

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Spread of chestnut blight in Slovakia in relation to the site topography and climatic characteristics

Bolvanský, M; Ostrovský, R; Kobza, M; Adamčíková, K; Pažitný, J; Juhásová, G; Kajaba, P

Spread of chestnut blight in Slovakia in relation to the site topography and climatic characteristics Inproceedings

Acta Horticulturae: Proceedings of the second European congress on chestnut : Debrecen, Hungary, Baia Mare, Romania, Modry Kamen, Slovakia, October 9-12, 2013. , pp. 35-42, ISHS, 2014, ISBN: 978 94 6261 032 3.

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Gaštan jedlý na Slovensku a v Európe : pestovanie, ochrana, variabilita a využitie [European chestnut in Slovakia : growing, protection, use and genetic variability]

Adamčíková, K; Kobza, M; Juhásová, G; Ondrušková, E; Bolvanský, M; Kádasi-Horáková, M

Gaštan jedlý na Slovensku a v Európe : pestovanie, ochrana, variabilita a využitie [European chestnut in Slovakia : growing, protection, use and genetic variability] Book

Garamond, Nitra, 2014, ISBN: 978-80-89408-18-4.

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Screening resistance to chestnut blight in young chestnut trees derived from Castanea sativa × C. crenata hybrids

Bolvanský, M; Adamčíková, K; Kobza, M

Screening resistance to chestnut blight in young chestnut trees derived from Castanea sativa × C. crenata hybrids Journal Article

Folia Oecologica, 41 (1), pp. 1-7, 2014, ISSN: 1336-5266.

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2013

Diversity of microfungi on branches of Castanea sativa in Slovakia [Diverzita mikroskopických húb na konároch Castanea sativa na Slovensku]

Adamčíková, K; Juhásová, G; Kobza, M; Ondrušková, E

Diversity of microfungi on branches of Castanea sativa in Slovakia [Diverzita mikroskopických húb na konároch Castanea sativa na Slovensku] Journal Article

Polish Botanical Journal, 58 (2), pp. 741-746, 2013, ISSN: 1641-8180.

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2012

Spread and population structure of Cryphonectria parasitica in a young chestnut orchard in Slovakia

Adamčíková, K; Kobza, M; Bolvanský, M; Ondrušková, E

Spread and population structure of Cryphonectria parasitica in a young chestnut orchard in Slovakia Journal Article

Central European Journal of Biology, 7 (2), pp. 267–274, 2012.

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Gaštan jedlý na Slovensku. Perspektívy jeho ochrany a pestovania.

Juhásová, G; Adamčíková, K; Bolvanský, M; Ivanová, H; Tokár, F; Hrubík, P; Konôpková, J; Kobza, M; Ondrušková, M; Kollár, J; Kunová, A

Gaštan jedlý na Slovensku. Perspektívy jeho ochrany a pestovania. Book

Garmond, Nitra, 2012, ISBN: 978-80-89408-14-6 1.

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2009

 The development of population structure of Cryphonectria parasitica on European chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) in the Experimental Castanetarium Horne Lefantovce, observed over a 12-year study period

Adamčíková, K; Kobza, M; Juhasová, G

The development of population structure of Cryphonectria parasitica on European chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) in the Experimental Castanetarium Horne Lefantovce, observed over a 12-year study period Journal Article

Horticultural Science , 36 (2), pp. 55-60, 2009.

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