1. Collection
Registered Number 1057
Acronym PLAVIT
Full Name Plant Viruses Italy
Institution Istituto di Virologia Vegetale, CNR, Italy
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Gian Paolo Accotto
Postal Address Strada delle Cacce, 73,Torino,Torino,10135
Country Italy
Telephone 1 (39) - 0113977911
Telephone 2 (39) - 0113977910
E-mail 1 g.accotto@ivv.cnr.it
Homepage www.ivv.cnr.it 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Gian Paolo Accotto
E-Mail:g.accotto@ivv.cnr.it
Curator Dr. Massimo Turina (plant viruses)
E-mail:m.turina@ivv.cnr.it
Dr. Anna Maria Vaira (plant viruses)
E-mail:a.vaira@ivv.cnr.it
Dr. Marina Ciuffo (plant viruses)
E-mail:m.ciuffo@ivv.cnr.it
Dr. Cristina Marzachì (phytoplasmas)
E-mail:c.marzachi@ivv.cnr.it
Number of Staff Virology (4)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
plant virology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(plant viruses)
Freeze-dry(plant viruses)
Subculturing(phytoplasmas)
cloned genomes(plant viruses)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Viruses: plants 700 0
phytoplasmas 27 0
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Viruses: plants
phytoplasmas
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Academic and non-profit
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(plant viruses; phytoplasmas; viroids)
Consulation about Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2013-12-26
Date of Reply 2014-01-03