1. Collection
Registered Number 77
Acronym WAC
Full Name Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia Plant Pathology Collection
Institution Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. M. Eyres
Postal Address Baron-Hay Court,South Perth,Western Australia,6151
Country Australia
Telephone 1 (61) 8-93683817
Telephone 2 (61) 8-93683263
Fax 1 (61) 8-93683945
E-mail 1 neyres@agric.wa.gov.au
E-mail 2 vlanoiselet@agric.wa.gov.au
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia
5. Personnel
Director Mr. John Van Schaagen
Curator Mrs. M Eyres (Preservation)
Mrs. D Wright (Fungal mycology)
Dr. H Golzar (Fungal mycology)
Assoc. Prof. R Jones (Virus)
Number of Staff Assistants (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Plant pathology
General microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Fungi, Bacteria, Virus)
Liquid N2(Rusts, Smuts)
Subculturing(Oomycetes)
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the collections 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 379 379
Fungi 8000 7500
Viruses: plants 200 200
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
Viruses: plants
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with government and research institutes
fee for Price on demand
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi, Bacteria,Virus.)
Consulation about Preservation
Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-20
Date of Reply 2013-03-26
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi