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Ass.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Andreas Spornberger

Institute of Viticulture and Pomology
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien
andreas.spornberger(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-95832

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ORCID: 0000-0002-9549-4765

Curr. Vitae

2007 - Assistant professor and leader of the working group "Sustainable fruit growing and viticulture" at the Institute of Viticulture and Pomology, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1996 - 2006 Assistant (full-time) at the Institute of Fruit Production and Horticulture, Division of Fruit Production, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna: Scientific research and teaching in various fields of fruit growing, especially in topics dealing with organic and extensive fruit growing.
1994 - 1994 Arbeitsgruppe Kompost/Komposttiger Bildungsinstitut, Vienna: Preparing a project, which offers possibility of work and qualification as a gardener for unemployed people and educating children at schools in organic horticulture
1994 - 1996 Assistant (part-time) at the Institute of Fruit Production and Horticulture, Division of Fruit Production, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna: Scientific research in various fields of fruit growing, especially testing of cultivars and rootstocks of the most important fruit species
1986 - 1994 University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna, course of study: agriculture, special field agronomy, diploma thesis in organic viticulture

Statistik Austria, science classification

horticulture, fruit production; fruit production;

Expertise

extensive fruit production; biodiversity and genetic resources in fruit growing; plant health; organic fruit growing; vitality and quality in organic fruit growing;

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2006 - Cost Action 864: Pome Fruit Health Research
field specialist
2006 - COST Action 863: Berry plant quality and sustainable production
field specialist

Reviewer for scientific journals

2009 - Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg
2006 - Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus
2005 - Acta Horticulturae

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2008 - Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft - Austria

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2000 Pomillenium - Internationale Streuobst-Tagung in Güssing
Member of the Organisation Committee
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