1. Collection
Registered Number 1204
Full Name Mahadura Keshani Randika Silva
Institution Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Keshani Silva
Postal Address Dartonfield,Agalawatta,Western,Agawatta
Country Sri Lanka
Telephone 1 (94) - 34 224 7426
E-mail 1 keshanisilva@yahoo.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Government funds
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Lakshman Rodrigo
Curator Dr. Sarojini Fernando (Plant Pathology & Microbiology)
Mrs. Keshani Silva (Plant Pathology & Microbiology)
Mrs. Indu Tennakoon  (Plant Pathology & Microbiology)
Mrs. Dilshari Siriwardena  (Plant Pathology& Microbiology)
Mr. Champaka Wijerathne (Plant Pathology & Microbiology)
Mr. Najith Nishantha (Plant Pathology & Microbiology)
Mr. Poorna Balasooriya (Plant Pathology & Microbiology)
Number of Staff Mycology (7)
Computer specialist (2)
Assistants (4)
Total (13)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(fungi)
Control of the culture Subculturing
Periodical Rejuvenation
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
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)
Fungi 45 45 24 24
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)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2019-05-06
Date of Reply 2019-05-06