1. Collection
Registered Number 851
Acronym VPRI
Full Name Victorian Plant Disease Herbarium
Institution Department of Primary Industries
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Ian Pascoe
Postal Address Private Bag 15, Ferntree Gully Delivery Centre,Ferntree Gully,Victoria,3156
Country Australia
Telephone 1 (61) 39210-9222
E-mail 1 Ian.Pascoe@dpi.vic.gov.au
E-mail 2 Sharon.Morley@dpi.vic.gov.au
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Ian Pascoe
Curator Assoc. Prof. James Cunnington (Molecular Systematics)
Assoc. Prof. Sharon Morley (Curator)
Assoc. Prof. Vyrna Beilharz (Cercosporoid Fungi)
Number of Staff Mycology (4)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Viruses)
Subculturing(Fungi, Bacteria)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
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 20 20
Fungi 1000 1000
Viruses: plants 100 100
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 Fee for Standard Price $72.20AUS
9. Catalogue
Catalogue No intention to publish
10. Services
Services Identification(Fungi)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-02-04
Date of Reply 2004-02-04