scilog - Project of the week
Vine Pest is Genetically Variable
Exactly 14 different variants of a very specific bacterium that damages grapevines can be found in Austria. This is one of the key results of a project supported by the FWF, which looked at the damage caused to vines by phytoplasmas.
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Herzfelder Family Foundation and Internet Foundation Austria (IPA) support research funding via the FWF
FWF President Tockner: a big and important step towards strengthening Austria as a science and business location and boosting its aspirations as an innovation leader
In order to further enhance Austria's research...
The report confirms that the Austrian Science Fund FWF has embarked on a good course with its activities. The recommendations in the report are useful pointers for future developments.
Based on a qualitative and quantitative study, the...