1. Collection
Registered Number 864
Acronym NFCCP
Full Name National Fungal Culture Collection of Pakistan
Institution University of Agtriculture,Faisaabad
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Abdus Shakoor Shakir
Postal Address Dept. Plant Pathology,University of Agri. ,Faisalabad,Punjab,38040
Country Pakistan
Telephone 1 (92) 41-920-0161
E-mail 1 joyia9@yahoo.com
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University
Depatment of Plant Pathology
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Abdus Shakoor Shakir
Curator Assoc. Prof. Abdus Shakoor Shakir (Mycology)
Assoc. Prof. Muhammad Aslam (Virology)
Assoc. Prof. Shahbaz Talib Sahi (Bacteriology)
Number of Staff Mycology (1)
Assistants (1)
Virology (1)
Bacteriology (1)
Professor of Plant Pathology (1)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Plant pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Fungi)
Minoral Oil(Fungi)
Control of the culture Slide Test
Deposit Mainly to our 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 research institution abroadUniversities(U.S.A)
the research institution abroadUniversities(Japan)
the research institution abroadUniversities(Canada)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 63 0
Plant Tissues Specimens 10 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)
Plant Tissues Specimens
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Students and researcher who acknowledge
Exchange with all collections
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Planning to publish the first edition in 2005
Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Mushroom Cultivation
Other Service Teaching slides are provided to local Institutions
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-09-07
Date of Reply 2004-09-07