1. Collection
Registered Number 62
Acronym NZFS
Full Name Forest Research Culture Collection
Institution New Zealand Forest Research Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. G. S. Ridley
Postal Address Private Bag 3020,Rotorua,,
Country New Zealand
Telephone 1 (64) 7-343-5899
Fax 1 (64) 7-343-5333
E-mail 1 geoff.ridley@forestresearch.co.nz
Homepage http://www.foresthealth.co.nz 
3. Status of the collection
Status crown research institute
5. Personnel
Curator G. S. Ridley (Curator, Agaricales, wood decay fungi)
M. A. Dick (Forest pathogens, foliar diseases of Eucalypts)
P. D. Gadgil (Forest pathogens, Ascomycetes, Mitosporic fungi)
I.A Hood (Tree root pathogens, wood decay fungi)
Number of Staff Mycology (6)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Forest microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
Under sterile water(Fungi)
Control of the culture Culture morphology
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the research institutions in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 10 10
Fungi 1500 1400
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 Genuine scientific research and teaching purposes
Exchange with Recognised collection and researchers
Fee for US $150.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue No intention to publish
10. Services
Services Identification(Fungi(Tree pathogens, Decay fungi))
Consulation about Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-20
Date of Reply 2001-03-05
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi