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 2018-: Member of the board of the LifeWatch-SI research infrastructure at UL, member of LifeWatch concorcium

 - Member of the Slovenian Society for Water Protection

- Member of the Association of Watermen of Slovenia

-Member of the Botanical Society of Slovenia

 - Member of the Biological Society of Slovenia

 - Member of the international association UV4Plants

-Country Representatives at IAD (International Association for Danube research)

Research Fields

Distribution of aquatic plants (macrophytes) in Slovenian lakes and rivers, dependence of macrophyte growth on environmental factors. Carrying out national monitoring on the basis of macrophytes and assessing the ecological status of rivers and lakes, field work.

The influence of environmental factors on cultivated plants, the influence of elements (selenium, iodine, silicon) on the growth of cultivated plants (field and laboratory work)

Selected Bibliography

GERM, Mateja, GOLOB, Aleksandra, ZELNIK, Igor, KLINK, Agnieszka, POLECHOŃSKA, Ludmiła. Contents of metals in sediments and macrophytes differed between the locations in an Alpine lake revealing human impacts : a case study of Lake Bohinj (Slovenia). Water. Apr. 2023, vol. 15, iss. 7, str. [1]-14, ilustr., zvd. ISSN 2073-4441., DOI: 10.3390/w15071254. [COBISS.SI-ID 147304195]


ZAHEDI, Seyed Morteza, HOSSEINI, Marjan Sadat, MEYBODI, Naghmeh Daneshvar Hakimi, ABADÍA, Javier, GERM, Mateja, GHOLAMI, Rahmatollah, ABDELRAHMAN, Mostafa. Evaluation of drought tolerance in three commercial pomegranate cultivars using photosynthetic pigments, yield parameters and biochemical traits as biomarkers. Agricultural water management. [Print ed.]. 2022, vol. 261, article 107357, str. 1-12, ilustr. ISSN 0378-3774., DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107357. [COBISS.SI-ID 89016579]


KHAN, Mohd. Kamran, PANDEY, Anamika, HAMURCU, Mehmet, GERM, Mateja, GOKMEN YILMAZ, Fatma, OZBEK, Merve, AVSAROGLU, Zuhal Zeynep, TOPAL, Ali, GEZGIN, Sait. Nutrient homeostasis of aegilops accessions differing in B tolerance level under boron toxic growth conditions. Biology. Avg. 2022, vol. 11, iss. 8, str. [1]-21, ilustr. ISSN 2079-7737., DOI: 10.3390/biology11081094. [COBISS.SI-ID 116830979]


 GERM, Mateja, JANEŽ, Vanja, GABERŠČIK, Alenka, ZELNIK, Igor. Diversity of macrophytes and environmental assessment of the Ljubljanica River (Slovenia). Diversity. 2021, vol. 13, iss. 6, str. 1-13, ilustr. ISSN 1424-2818., DOI: 10.3390/d13060278. [COBISS.SI-ID 68245763],


POLECHOŃSKA, Ludmiła, KLINK, Agnieszka, GOLOB, Aleksandra, GERM, Mateja. Evaluation of Nuphar lutea as bioindicator of metal pollution in freshwater ecosystems. Ecological indicators : integrating monitoring, assessment and management. 2022, vol. 136, [article] 108633, str. 1-9, ilustr. ISSN 1470-160X. [COBISS.SI-ID 97638915]