Useful links

Here you will find links to websites that we found particularly interesting.

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FUN MOOC Emerging and re-emerging viruses

FUN MOOC Anatomy of wood

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Collaborative platform: WINETWORK

Logo WINETWORKWINETWORK is a European collaborative project for the exchange and transfer of knowledge and innovation between European wine regions with the aim of increasing the productivity and sustainability of the wine sector.




Wood diseases have their website

Logo Grapevine Trunk DeseasesThis site presents the projects that federate the research activities, carried out by French scientists, aiming to better understand these diseases and to develop new strategies for vineyard protection.



ROOTSUniversity WAGENINGEN Images collection

This website of the University of Wageningue (Netherlands) presents a collection of 1002 drawings, the result of 40 years of root system excavations in Europe, mainly in Austria.

The drawings, their analysis and descriptions were made by three researchers from the Institut Pflanzensoziologisches, Klagenfur. Their work has led to a number of publications, and is the counterpart to the work of John E. Weaver in Nebraska, USA. The scans of the original drawings, made by Univ.-Prof. M. E. Lichtenegger, cover a wide variety of species from agricultural crops to associated deserts, but also to natural vegetation, from orchids to alpine shrubs and trees. The drawings are of the rooting systems of individual species carefully isolated from their environment, and drawn in detail:

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