Mario Wegher

PhD student since 2022


Current position

PhD-Student in Mountain Environment and Agriculture at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano with the topic „Adaptation and recovery of grapevines from extreme climatic events and multiple stresses”


Academic background

BSc in Viticulture and Enology (in function of double degree between the University of Trento and Hochschule Geisenheim, 110 cum laude).

MSc in Botany (University of Innsbruck), where in my thesis I analyzed and compared hydraulic safety and efficiency of 12 grape varieties.


Research interests

Grapevine ecophysiology, drought and heat stress, berry quality, physiological differences between grape varieties (including new genotypes).