1. Collection
Registered Number 744
Acronym NoF
Full Name The Fungus Culture Collection of the Northern Forestry Centre
Institution Canadian Forestry Service
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Markus N. Thormann
Postal Address 5320-122nd Street,Edmonton,Alberta,T6H 3S5
Country Canada
Telephone 1 (1) 780-435-7321
Fax 1 (1) 780-435-7359
E-mail 1 mthorman@nrcan.gc.ca
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Markus N. Thormann
Curator Assoc. Prof. Y. Hiratsuka (taxonomy)
Assoc. Prof. P. Crane (taxonomy)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Forest microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
Control of the culture Periodic subculturing to assess if cultures are alive and pure.
Deposit Mainly to our collection
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)
Fungi 2800 0
Yeasts 50 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
Yeasts
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(National, International)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1990-02-14
Date of Reply 2003-05-27