Phytophthora collection

September 16, 2020

Organizational structure

Government Agency

Collection Institution/Entity

University of California

Staff working with the Collection


Collection Contact

Howard Judelson

Position of Collection contact


Collection Email

Collection can be contacted


  • Interested in Culture Collections Exchange
  • Interested in working with samples from different repositories
  • Interested in Collaborative Programs
  • Has continued institutional support
  • Ability to accept orphan collections

Collection Category

Collection follows best management practice guideline


Organisms in Collection

Other (please describe), Oomycetes (Phytophthora and Pythium)

Reference strains in collection

Yes. We have reference strains of most species.

Training opportunities provided by Collection

Does not provide training

Funding Sources for Research performed with Collection specimens

National Science Foundation (NSF), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Availability and distribution mechanisms

Fee per strain for distribution, No mechanism for distribution

Services provided by Collection

Not applicable

Consultations provided by Collection

Does not provide consultation

Genus in Collection

Species: Phytopthora, Quantity: about 8000

Host Associations in Collection

Grain crops, Fruits, Vegetables, Other Plants

Research fields relevant to Collection

Agriculture, Developmental biology, Molecular biology, Plant pathology