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Elina Yankova-Tsvetkova

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Acad. G. Bonchev Str., Bl. 23
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria


Curriculum vitae

Born: 29.03.1967 in Sofia
1987 - Secondary spanisch school, Sofia
1994 - Chemico-Technological University, Sofia, Faculty of chemical technologies, Technology of bioproducts
2005 - PhD

Research interests

Plant embryology - higher plants
Plant biotechnology - in vitro micropropagation


Iankova, E., Cantos M., Linan J., Robeva, P. & Troncoso A. 2001. In vitro propagation of Angelica pancicii Vands., an endangered plant species in Bulgaria. – Seed Sci. & Technol., 29: 477- 482.

Yankova, E. 2004. Comparative anatomical study of the fruits of Angelica pancicii and A. sylvestris (Apiaceae) distributed in the Bulgarian flora. – Pytologia Balcanica, 10(1): 61-67.

Yankova, E., Cherneva, Zh. 2007. Notes on the species distribution of genus Angelica in Bulgaria. – Phytol. Balcan. 13(2): 189-192.

Yankova-Tsvetkova E. & Yurukova-Grancharova P. 2009. Embryological study of Bulgarian populations of Gentiana lutea L. (Gentianaceae). − Flora Mediterranea, 19: 189-198.

Yankova, E., Yurukova, P. 2010. Embryological study of Gentiana cruciata L. (Gentianaceae) from Bulgaria. − Journal of Applied Biological Sciences, 4(2): 13-17

Yurukova-Grancharova, P., Davidova, P., Yankova, E., Cantos, M., Liñán, J., Tronkoso, J. & Tronkoso, A. 2011. On the gametogenesis and early embryogenesis in some olive tree cultivars. – Flora, 206: 47-51.

Yurukova-Grancharova, P., Yankova-Tsvetkova, E., Baldjiev, G. & Barragan, M. 2011. Reproductive biology of Atropa belladonna: embryological features, pollen and seed viability. – Phytol. Balcan., 17(1): 101-112.

Petrova M., Zayova E., Yankova E., Baldzhiev G. 2011. Plant regeneration from callus culture of Arnica montana. – Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 16 (1), Suppl., 92–97. Print ISSN 1224-5984.

Yankova-Tsvetkova, E., Semerdjieva, I., Baldjiev, G., Yurukova-Grancharova, P. 2011. On the reproductive biology of Tribulus terrestris L. (Zygophyllaceae): embryological features; pollen and seed viability. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 25(2): 2383-2387. ISSN 1310-2818.

Semerdjieva, I., Yankova-Tsvetkova, E., Baldjiev, G., Yurukova-Grancharova, 2011. P. Pollen and seed morphology of Tribulus terrestris L. (Zygophyllaceae). Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 2011, 25(2): 2379-2382.. ISSN 1310-2818.

Yankova-Tsvetkova, E., Baldjiev, G., Yurukova-Grancharova, P. 2011. Reproductive Biology of Swertia punctata (Gentianaceae) - a Glacial Relict in the Bulgarian Flora. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 64, 7: 973-978. ISSN 1310-1331.

Gorgorov, R., Yankova, E., Baldjiev, G., Apostolova, I., Yurukova-Grancharova, P. & Stanilova, M. 2011. Reproductive capacity and in vitro cultivation of the glacial relict Papaver degenii (Papaveraceae). – Phytol. Balcan.., 17(3): 333-339.

Yurukova-Grancharova, P. & Yankova-Tsvetkova, E. 2012. On the embryology of Sideritis scardica Griseb. (Lamiaceae). – Proc. 7th CMAPSEEC, 27-31 may 2012, pp. 34-39, Subotica, Republic of Serbia.

Yurukova-Grancharova, P., Yankova-Tsvetkova, E., Baldjiev, G. & Vladimirov, V. 2012. On the reproductive biology of the invasive alien species Erigeron annuus (Asteraceae) in the Bulgarian flora. – Compt. rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 65(7): 933-938.ISSN 1310-1331

Yurukova-Grancharova P., Yankova-Tsvetkova E. & Vladimirov, V. 2013. Reproductive features on three invasive alien species of Erigeron (Asteraceae) in Bulgaria. – Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 66(2): 203-210. ISSN 1310-1331.

Yankova-Tsvetkova, E. & Yurukova-Grancharova, P. Reproductive biology of the Balkan endemic Sideritis scardica (Lamiaceae). 2013. – Botanica Serbica, 37(1): 83-87. ISSN: 1821-2638 ISSN: 1821-2158.


Plant and Fungal Diversity and Resources
Flora and Vegetation
Research group
Anatomy and Embryology of Plants


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