1. Collection
Registered Number 516
Acronym RIPO
Full Name Plant Virus Collection
Institution Plant Research International B.V.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Rene A.A. Van Der Vlugt
Postal Address P.O.Box 16,Wageningen,,NL-6700AA
Country Netherlands
Telephone 1 (31) 317-476278
Fax 1 (31) 317-418094
E-mail 1 Rene.vanderVlugt@wur.nl
Homepage http://www.plant.wageningen-ur.nl/products 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Plant Research International
Dutch Ministery of Agriculture
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Rene A.A. Van der Vlugt
Curator Dr. Chris Cuperus (potato and vegetable viruses)
Number of Staff Virology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Freeze drying
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Virology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(plant viruses, bacteria, viruses, cell lines)
Control of the culture biological validation
serology
molecular biology
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Viruses: plants 125 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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Exchange with scientific community
Fee for for commercial companies: US$ 75.00
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Viruses (Plant viruses))
Training Identification
Consulation about Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1985-01-14
Date of Reply 2005-07-05