The Czech National Programme on Conservation and Utilization of Microbial Genetic Resources Important for Agriculture

Introduction Animal Pathogenic Microorganisms Phytopathogenic Microorganisms Olomouc Hop Pathogens Industrially Utilizable Microorganisms Dairy Microorganisms
Brewery Microorganisms Phytopathogenic Viruses Fruit Trees and Small Fruit Viruses Potato Viruses Ornamental Plant Viruses Phytopathogenic Bacteria
Rhizobia Rusts and Powdery Mildew Fungi CCF Phytopathogenic Fungi CRI Phytopathogenic Oomycetes Edible and Medicinal macromycetes
Basidiomycetes Invertebrate Crop Pests and their Natural Enemies Stored-Product Pests, Mites and Fungi Food Technologies CCM Dairy and Bakery Contaminants Clavicipitaceae


Collection of Fruit Trees and Small Fruit Viruses


•   Characterization of collection
In collection are preserved the most incident viruses and phytoplasmas of  fruit arts (apple – ApMV, ACLSV, ASGV, ASPV, CPm; pear - ACLSV, ASGV, ASPV, CPp; plum – ACLSV, PPV, PDV, PNRSV; sweet and sour cherry - ACLSV, PDV, PNRSV), some small fruits viruses (raspberry - CLRV, RBDV)

•    Activities/research activities, services
 care of collection  – cutting, fertilizing, watering at plants cultivated in glasshouse
 regularly passage on fresh medium at elements cultivated in culture in vitro

  Preservation methods
a part of collection is preserved in cultivation containers with standard soil substrate in collection-glasshouse
a part of collection is preserved in tissue culture in vitro in Erlenmeyer flasks on agar medium in cultivation box

•   Quality system
quality system is not available, the work is regulated with manual of safety work and work manual in own laboratory

•  Registration in international and national organizations (WFCC, ECCO, FCCM), other international activities
  the collection is not registred in international system, the international activities are not accomplished

Utilization of collection:

•    Utilization of strains
positive controls for testing of nursery material
providing of stems for research intention

•    Users, clients
Laboratory of Research and Breeding Institute of Pomology Holovousy Ltd.
Laboratory of Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture Brno


VŠÚO Holovousy, s.r.o.
RNDr. Markéta Bohunická, Ph.D. (curator)
e-mail:, tel: +420 491 848 220

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