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Microbiological collections

Embrapa Soya Collection of Microorganisms of Interest for Agriculture (CMES)

The Embrapa Soya Collection of Microorganisms of Interest for Agriculture (CMES) has the main objective of preserving pathogens (fungi, viruses and bacteria) of importance for soybean cultivation and microorganisms with potential for biological control of these phytopathogens. The collection also contains pathogens associated with wheat, sunflower and some weeds. Weed pathogens may have the potential to control these plants.

CMES has more than 2200 accessions, from 32 genres. Several isolates have been used in scientific work and also in activities to support soybean breeding programs. Some important isolates for characterizing soybean genotypes are no longer easily found in the field in our country. In this way, CMES has fulfilled its role of maintaining and supplying isolates to public and private teaching and research institutions.

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Embrapa Soja, Rodovia Carlos João Strass, acesso Orlando Amaral, Distrito da Warta, Caixa Postal 231, CEP 86001-970, Londrina, PR, Brasil.



Claudine Dinali Santos Seixas



Deputy curator

Daniel Ricardo Sosa-Gómez


Sergio Fernando Haas Herculano

Operational technician


Universidade Federal do Paraná

Centro Politécnico, Setor de Ciências Biológicas

Av. Cel. Francisco Heráclito dos Santos, 210, Jardim das Américas Mailbox 19020, Zip Code 81531-970, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.


Phone: +55 (41) 3361-1764


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