1. Collection
Registered Number 622
Acronym ALIRU
Full Name Australian Legume Inoculants Research Unit
Institution NSW Agriculture Horticultural Research + Advisory Station
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. E. H. Hartley
Postal Address Locked Bag 26,Gosford,New South Wales,2250
Country Australia
Telephone 1 (61) 2-43-481948
Fax 1 (61) 2-43-481910
E-mail 1 elizabeth.hartley@agric.nsw.gov.au
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. D. F. Herridge
Curator Mrs. E.H. Hartley (Rhizobium Bacteria)
Dr. L. G. Gemell
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Assistants (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(NA)
Control of the culture Cultures are annually QC to in-house standards morphologically
PCR Fingerprinting
microscopically checked
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
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 1500 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 Free
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Included in a regional catalogue
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Rhizobium strains for use in research and in the manufacture of commercial legume inoculants)
Identification(Bacteria(Rhizobium))
Training Quality control(Legume inoculants)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2001-07-19
Date of Reply 2001-07-19
12. Strains
Bacteria