1. Collection
Registered Number 34
Acronym MAR
Full Name Grasslands Rhizobium Collection
Institution Soil Productivity Research Laboratory
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mr. M. R. Ryder
Postal Address Private Bag 3757,Marondera,,
Country Zimbabwe
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. O. T. Mandiringana
Curator Mr. M. R. Ryder (Rhizobium)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Assistants (1)
Others (2)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 537 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)
Bacteria
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability \N
\N
\N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Cultures sent to rhizobium research workers)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Other Service Collaboration with factories
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-20
Date of Reply 1987-11-26
12. Strains
Bacteria