1. Collection
Registered Number 589
Acronym ICMP
Full Name International Collection of Microorganisms from Plants
Institution Landcare Research
ISO Standard ISO 14001:1998
Other Standard MPI approved PC2 Containment Facility, Transitional Facility for Microorganisms
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Bevan Weir
Postal Address Private Bag 92170,Auckland Mail Centre,Auckland,1142
Country New Zealand
Telephone 1 (64) 9-5744100
Fax 1 (64) 9-5744101
E-mail 1 weirb@landcareresearch.co.nz
E-mail 2 icmp@landcareresearch.co.nz
Homepage https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/tools-and-resources/collections/icmp-culture-collection/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employments’ Strategic Science Investment fund (SSIF) Infrastructure
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Bevan Weir
Curator Dr. Bevan Weir (Curator)
Mrs. Megan Petterson (Collection Manager, Bacteriology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (5)
Assistants (1)
Total (8)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
General microbiology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(All Bacteria and Fungi)
Freeze-dry(Collection pre- 1993)
Control of the culture confirm purity and survival (1 month)
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections 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)
Bacteria 9873 4049
Fungi 10909 7982
Yeasts 287 251
Chromist 709 591
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 fee for NZD $120
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://scd.landcareresearch.co.nz/
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Identification(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2009-05-25
Date of Reply 2016-11-24
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi