publications - Valentina Bozhkova


  1. Bojkova, V.B., I.Vitanova. 1998. Differences in the drought resistance of plum cultivars and elites. Proccedings of the VIth International symposium on Plum and Prune, Genetics, Breeding and Pomology,Acta Horticulturae, №478, p.313-315.
  2. Bozhkova, V.B. 1998. Response of cherry-plum varieties to plum pox desease under conditions of Dryanovo. Сб.Материалы  VІ международной конференции, Крым, Ялта, с.197-199.
  3. Bozhkova, V., S.Dimkova. 1998. Chemical composition of fruits of local and introduced cherry plum varieties. Сб.Материалы  VІ международной конференции, Крым, Ялта, с.200-203.
  4. Vitanova, I., V.Bozkova, D.Ivanova, S.Dimkova, N.Marinova. 1999. Bulgarian plum cultivars breeding at Experimental Station in Drianovo. Materials of the VIIth international conference, Lednice, Czech Republic, p. 136-139.
  5. Vitanova, I., V.Bozkova, S.Dimkva. 1999. Biological uptake of the nutrient elements by plum trees. . Materials of the VIIth international conference, Lednice, Czech Republic, p. 133-136.
  6. Bozhkova V., D.Ivanova. 2001. Damages in some plum and myrobalan cultivars caused by the late spring frost in 2001. Journal of mountain agriculture on the Balkans, volume 4, Number 1, p. 70 -77.
  7. Bozhkova, V. 2002. Investigation of Introduced myrobalan cultivars under conditions of Dryanovo. Acta Horticulturae, №577, p.225-228.
  8. Kamenova, I., P.Iliev, A. Stoev, V.Bozhkova, D.Ivanova and N.Marinova. 2002. Characterisation of Plum Pox virus isolates by the use of monoclonal antibodies. Bulgarian Journal of agricultural Science, № 8, p.7-14.
  9. Bozhkova, V., A.Zhivondov, 2004, Resistance of plum flowers to late spring frosts, Journal of mountain agriculture on the Balkans, 7, 4 ,413-419
  10. Bozhkova, V.2004. Fruiting wood habit of some plum cultivars, Acta Agriculturae Serbica, vol.IX, 17, 73-76
  11. Bozhkova, V., V.Dzhuvinov.2005.Present situatution of Prunus  collections in Bulgaria. Prunus Genetic Resources Newsletter, 10-11.
  12. Bozhkova,V., A.Zhivondov, S.Milusheva.2006.Some results from the studies of introduced plum cultivars.Eufrin plum and prune Working Group Meeting.Hradec Kralove-Holovousy, July 31st-August 2nd, 29-33.
  13. V.Dzhuvinov, V.Bozhkova. 2006. Status of the Prunus collections in Bulgaria. Report of a working group on Prunus: sixth meeting, 20-21 June 2003, Budapest, Hungary, seventh meeting, 1-3 December 2005, Larnaca, Cyprus.
  14. Dragoiski, K., I.minev, V.Dzhuvinov, V.Bozhkova, 2007.The Strategy for Controlling Sharka in Bulgaria.Acta Hort.734;259-263.
  15. Dzhuvinov, V., V. Bozhkova, S.Milusheva and P.S.Gercheva, 2007.Investigation of Sharka in Bulgaria for the past Seventy years. Acta Hort.734 ;109-115.
  16. Dzhuvinov, V., Bozhkova V., Milusheva S. and Gercheva P.S., 2007.Investigation of Plum Pox Virus in Bulgaria for the past Seventy years. Bulg.J.Agric.Sci., 13:265-272.
  17. Zhivondov, A., Bozhkova, V.2009.Results from the Peach Breeding Programme in Bulgaria.Proceeeding of the Twelfth Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics, volume 1, p.351-355.
  18. Milusheva, S., Zhivondov, A. and Bozhkova, V.2009.Screening of plum elites for resistance to Plum Pox Virus under field conditions. . Acta Hort.825 ;77-81.
  19. Bozhkova, V. and M.Butac.2009. Behavor of some plum cultivars in Plovdiv and Pitesti areas. Proceedings, R.I.F.G. Pitesti, Vol. XXV, 28-34.
  20. Milusheva,S., P.Gercheva, V.Bozhkova, I.Kamenova, 2008.Experiments on transmission of Plum Pox Virus through Prunus seeds. Journal of Plant Pathology, 90, S1.23-S1.26.
  21. Zhivondov, A. and Bozhkova, V. 2010. New Bulgarian plum cultivars. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 874:345-350.
  22. Butac, M., M. Militaru, S. Budan, V. Bozhkova.2010. Inheritance of “fruit yield” and “fruit weight” in F1 lineage in Prunus domestica. Scientific Papers of the R.I.F.G. Pitesti, Vol. XXVI, p.10-15.
  23. Butac,M., M. Militaru, S. Budan and V. Bozhkova. 2011. Study of the influence of genitors from the cross combinations on the germination of plum stones (Prunus domestica L.) Scientific papers, R.I.F.G. Pitesti, Vol. XXVII.
  24. Bozhkova, V. 2011. Evaluation of parent combinations fertility in plum breeding (Prunus domestica L.Acta Agriculturae Serbica, Vol. XVI, 31: 43-49.
  25. Kamenova,I., S.Dalot, V.Bozhkova and S.Milusheva.2011. First Report of the Plum Pox Virus Recombinant Strain on Peach in Bulgaria.Plant disease. 95(10):1320.
  26. Milusheva, S. and V.Bozhkova. 2012. Possibility for Plum Pox Virus containment in nursery by using mineral oil treatment. Third Congress of Virology (Day of virology in Bulgaria)with International Paticipation, Sofia, 25-27 Octomber,2012. Proceeding and Abstacts:121-126.
  27. Milsheva, S., A.Zhivondov and V.Bozhkova, 2012. Segregation of plum hybrid families bred for resistance to Plum Pox Virus. Acta Agriculturae Serbica, v.XVII,33: 69-74.
  28. Zhivondov,A., V.Bozhkova and S.Milsheva. 2012. Comparative investigation of new Bulgarian plum cultivars. Acta Agriculturae Serbica, v.XVII,34:117-125.
  29. E. Vidal, L. Zagrai, S. Milusheva, V. Bozhkova, E. Tasheva-Terzieva, I. Kamenova, I. Zagrai and M. Cambra .2013. Horticultural mineral oil treatments in nurseries during aphid flights reduce Plum pox virus incidence under differentecological conditions. Annals of Applied Biology,162:299-308. 
  30. Bozhkova, V., A. Zhivondov, and S. Milusheva. 2013. Breeding evaluation of plum elities. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 981:73-77.
  31. Butac, M., V.Bozhkova, , A.Zhivondov, N.Milosevic, E.Bellini, V.Nencetti, J.Blazek, E.Balsemin, B.Lafarque, E. Kaufmane, I.Gravite, M.Vasiljeva, M. Pintea, A. Juraveli, T.Webster, I.Hjalmarsson, V.Trajkovski, and S.Hjeltnes. 2013. Overview of plum breeding in Europe. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 981:91-98.
  32. Bozhkova, V., Z.Rankova, and S.Milusheva. 2013. Performance of four apricot cultivars in the regional “ Fruit farm development project”. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 981:105-110.
  33. Bozhkova,V. 2013. Plum genetic resources and breeding. AgroLife scientific journal, v.2,1:83-88.
  34. Bozhkova, V. 2013. Breeding assessment of plum hybrids. AgroLife scientific journal, v.2, 2:25-29. 
  35. Bozhkova, V., and S.Milusheva. 2013. Apricot breeding for resistant to Sharka. Agricultural science and technology, v.5, 3: 261 – 263.
  36. Milusheva, S., V.Bozhkova, I.Kamenova. 2015. Results from survey of plum cultivar “Jojo” to Plum pox virus. Acta Hort. 1063, 93-97
  37. Milusheva, S. and V.Bozhkova. 2015. Reaction of six Prunus rootstocks to Plum pox virus in conditions of Plovdiv. Acta Hort. 1063, 111-116