1. Collection
Registered Number 859
Acronym FCBP
Full Name First fungal culture bank of Pakistan
Institution Dept. of Mycology and Plant Pathology University of Punjab Lahore Pakistan
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Rukhsana Bajwa
Postal Address Plant Pathology University of Punjab Lahore Pakistan,Lahore,Punjab,54590
Country Pakistan
Telephone 1 (92) 042-9231187
Fax 1 (92) 042-9231089
E-mail 1 firstfcbp@yahoo.com
E-mail 2 rukhsanabajwa_mppl@yahoo.com
Homepage http://www.pu.edu.pk/mppl/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University of The Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Jaffar Hussain Mirza
Curator Mrs. Naureen Akhtar (Genus Aspergillus)
Ms. Amna Javaid (Physiology of Fungi)
Number of Staff Mycology (3)
Assistants (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Plant pathology
Culture and preservation methods
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
Mineral oil(fungi)
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our country
IMI(UK)
CBS(Netherlands)
NRRL(Peoria, USA)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadIMI(UK)
the collection abroadCBS(Netherlands)
the collection abroadNRRL(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 324 324
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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Students, University of the Punjab,Lahore, Pakistan
Exchange with Other Mycologists
Fee for Pak Rupee 150/Culture for research
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 2003 year(s)
10. Services
Services Storage service(fungi)
Distribution(fungi)
Identification(fungi)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Systematics
Identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-05-19
Date of Reply 2004-11-01
12. Strains
Fungi