An FWF project of PBU lead by Prof. Margit Laimer and Assoc.Prof. Fatemeh Maghuly dealing with Jatropha curcas has been selected as significant Austrian project.

The BOKU scientists explain why they are hoping a little known perennial plant will - with a little help - provide answers to essential energy issues. Researchers at the PBU are using cutting-edge functional genomics to better understand the Jatropha plant with the aim of creating novel cultivars for a better future. Read more: PDF of the article