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Founded in 1919, the Research Institute of Viticulture is located in the town of the same name in the Australian Sunraysia region in the state of Victoria. In 1927 it was finally affiliated to the large state research institute CSIRO; see there.

Abbreviation for Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, an Australian government agency for scientific and industrial research in the economic, environmental and social fields. It was founded in 1916 under the name "Advisory Council of Science and Industry" and renamed to its current name in 1926. Its achievements include atomic spectroscopy (quantitative and qualitative determination of chemical elements), the first plastic banknotes, insect repellents (repellents for insects), the basics of WLAN technology, various methods of genetic engineering and the introduction of myxomatosis (viral disease) to control the rabbit plague in Australia. There are 13 research departments.

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In 1927, there was an affiliation with the Merbein Viticulture Research Station (State of Victoria). This had already been founded in 1919 by some producers in the region. Initially,...

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