1. Collection
Registered Number 610
Acronym BPIC
Full Name Benaki Phytopathological Institute Collection
Institution Benaki Phytopathological Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Kalomira Elena
Postal Address St. Delta, 8,Kifissia,Athens,14561
Country Greece(Hellenic Rep.)
Telephone 1 (30) 210-8180226
Telephone 2 (30) 210-8180201
Fax 1 (30) 210-8077506
E-mail 1 k.elena@bpi.gr
E-mail 2 a.alivizatos@bpi.gr
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Athanasios Spyros Alivizatos
Curator Assoc. Prof. A.S. Alivizatos (Bacteriology)
Assoc. Prof. K. Elena (Mycology)
Assoc. Prof. C. Varveri (Virology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (1)
Virology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(NA)
Subculturing(NA)
Control of the culture Streaking on appropriate media
In planta pathogenicity tests
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our country
NCPPB(U.K.)
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)
Bacteria 1556 1052
Fungi 412 303
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
Fungi
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Research Institute and Universities
Exchange with Other collections or researchers
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Phytopathogenic fungi, bacteria and viruses)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Use of computers in culture collections
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1992-04-08
Date of Reply 2008-08-27
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi