1. Collection
Registered Number 1001
Acronym LPSC
Full Name La Plata Spegazzini Collection
Institution Instituto de Botánica Spegazzini, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata ( UNLP) Argentina
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Ms. Ana María M Bucsinszky
Postal Address 53 # 477,La Plata,Buenos Aires,1900
Country Argentina
Telephone 1 (54) - 221-4219845
Fax 1 (54)-221-4219845
E-mail 1 anabucsi@hotmail.com
E-mail 2 anabucsi@yahoo.com.ar
Homepage http://www.fcnym.unlp.edu.ar/institutos/spegazzini/indexibs.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University National of La Plata
5. Personnel
Director Mr. Mario Carlos Nazareno Saparrat
Curator Miss. Ana María Bucsinszky (Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Filamentous fungi and yeasts)
Mineral oil(Fungi)
desecado en Paper de filtro(Fungi)
Control of the culture Twice a year microscopical observarions
Viability and Purity of cultures
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists 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 1097 1097
Yeasts 70 70
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 110 110 110 110
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to University of La Plata
exchange with ARSEF Culture Collection
fee for for University- Research Institutes: US$ 30.00
fee for for Private /strain without: US$ 60.00
fee for for Industry strain with: US$ 100.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2012-03-02
Date of Reply 2013-03-27