1. Collection
Registered Number 1034
Full Name Colección de Hongos Entomopatógenos del Centro Nacional de Referencia de Control Biológico
Institution SENASICA
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Roberto Montesinos Matías
Postal Address Km 1.5. Carretera Tecomán-Estación FFCC,Tecomán,Colima,28110
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52) - (313) 32 40745
Fax 1 (52) -(313) 32 42773
E-mail 1 montesinosroberto@yahoo.com.mx
E-mail 2 dgsv.cnrf1@senasica.gob.mx
Homepage http://www.senasica.gob.mx/default.asp?id=6033 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Roberto Montesinos Matías
Curator Dr. Roberto Montesinos Matías (Mycology)
Dr. Angélica Berlanga Padilla (Mycology)
Dr. Miguel Angel Ayala Zermeño (Mycology)
Number of Staff Mycology (3)
Assistants (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
Lyophilized (Freeze-Drying)(Fungi)
Liquid Nitrogen (LN2)(Fungi)
Ultracold freezer (-70°C)(Fungi)
Control of the culture Viability checks
Microscopical observarions
Pre and post preservation growth tests
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
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 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 601 505
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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Universities, academic institutions
exchange with other scientists culture collection
fee for commercial laboratories
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish your own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 2015 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized http://www.senasica.gob.mx/default.asp?id=6033
10. Services
Services Storage service(Entomopathogenic Fungi)
Identification(Entomopathogenic Fungi)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service research stays
Guided visits
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2013-02-25
Date of Reply 2016-02-26