1. Collection
Registered Number 364
Acronym BR
Full Name Johanna Döbereiner Biological Resouce Center (CRB-JD)
Institution Embrapa Agrobiologia- Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Agrobiologia
Comment ISO 17025 in implementation. According to the Brazilian Science and Technology Ministery our Culture collection will be considered part of the Biological Resource Center in Agribusiness that will be coordenated by Embrapa.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Jerri Zilli
Postal Address P.O.Box 74.505,Seropedica,Rio de Janeiro,23.891-000
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 21-3441-1500
Fax 1 (55) 21-2682-1230
E-mail 1 jerri.zilli@embrapa.br
E-mail 2 rosa.pitard@embrapa.br
Homepage www.embrapa.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Embrapa
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Gustavo Ribeiro Xavier
Curator Dr. Jérri Edson Zilli (Symbiotic diazotrophic bacteria)
Dr. Orivaldo José Saggin Júnior (Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi)
Dr. Luis Henrique Barros Soareas (Bioprocess)
Dr. Rosa Maria Pitard (Associative diazotrophic bacteria)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (10)
Mycology (2)
Assistants (11)
Soil Biology and Microbiology (13)
Biotechnology and Molecular and Cellular Biology (6)
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition (8)
Difusion of Technology (3)
Forest Restoration (6)
Tropical Ecology (2)
Organic Agriculture (6)
Total (67)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Forest microbiology / Microbiology
Biological Nitrogen Fixation
Organic Agriculture
Nutrient cycling
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(bacteria)
Freezer(bacteria; fungi)
Mineral oil(bacteria)
Soil Inoculum(fungi)
Control of the culture viability and purity of the cultures
confirmation of the morphological and physiological date
molecular characterization
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
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadLMG(Belgium)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 3427 3079 12 12
Fungi 42 33 0 0
Nitrogen Symbiotic Bacteria 1928 1744 4 4
Associative Diazotrophic Bacteria 1151 987 8 8
Plant Growth Promotion Rhizobacterium 100 0 0 0
Arbuscular Mycorrizal Fungi 42 33 0 0
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 54 35 1 1 66 66
Fungi 0 0 0 0 4 4
Nitrogen Symbiotic Bacteria 1 1 42 42
Associative Diazotrophic Bacteria 24 24
Plant Growth Promotion Rhizobacterium 0 0
Arbuscular Mycorrizal Fungi 4 4
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Scientific Research without economic purpose
exchange with most recognized collection
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1982-05-31
Date of Reply 2016-02-01
12. Strains