Institutional Collection: National Germplasm Resources Lab Quarantine Virus/Viroid Collection

Collection Information

CollectionCode: 
PDRUVC
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Project
Collection Description: 

The National Germplasm Resources Laboratory’s Plant Disease Research Unit maintains a quarantine collection of viruses/viroids for crop production research. The collection currently includes more than 60 isolates of foreign and domestic origin, which are used primarily for Agricultural Research Service research to detect, characterize, and eliminate quarantine pathogens. The pathogens are maintained as infected plant material in pome and stone fruit trees, sugarcane, blackberies & raspberries, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. All are clonally propragated crops, the germplasm of which is prohibited from entry into the United States exepct though an approved quarnatine program.

Collection Content Type: 
Biological: Living organisms
Preservation Type: 
Storage Environment: Other (please define)
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
The collection is not available to the general public. It is a specialized collection used for plant pathology research.
LSID: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://usfsc.grscicoll.org/cool/11d2-hytr

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
USDA/ARS, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory
Mailing Address 2: 
10300 Baltimore Ave.
Mailing Address 3: 
Bldg. 004
City/Town: 
Beltsville
State/Province: 
Maryland
Postal/Zip Code: 
20705
Country: 
USA

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 17 August 2016 - 11:17am EDT
  • Updated: 17 August 2016 - 4:53pm EDT
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