1. Collection
Registered Number 351
Acronym PPRI
Full Name National Collections of Fungi: Culture Collection
Institution ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. A. Jacobs
Postal Address Private Bag X134,Queenswood Pretoria,Gauteng,0121
Country South Africa
Telephone 1 (27) 12-808-8256
Fax 1 (27) 12-808-8297
E-mail 1 JacobsR@arc.agric.za
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Government and Sales of Cultures
5. Personnel
Director Dr. G. Prinsloo
Curator Assoc. Prof. Adriaana Jacobs (Basidiomycetes, Fusarium)
Assoc. Prof. Mariette Truter (Hyphomycetes, Aspergillus)
Assoc. Prof. Elna J. Van der Linde (Ascomycetes, Leptospherulina, Claviceps)
Mrs. Grace Kwinda (Mucorales)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Veterinary
Food science
Plant pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Fungi)
Subculturing(Fungi)
Freezer(Fungi)
Control of the culture plating out after certain time lapses
Deposit Mainly to our collection
CBS
ATCC
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC
the collection abroadCBS
the collection abroadNRRL
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 10000 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)
Fungi
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Fungi)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Systematics
Identification
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Shipment regulations
Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2010-07-27
12. Strains
Bacteria