potato dextrose agar


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a culture medium used extensively for the cultivation of fungi; especially good for development of conidia and other sporulating forms by which an organism is identified microscopically.
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Linear growth of different strains of Pleurotus species: The growth of different strains of Pleurotus species on potato dextrose agar medium in 9 cm Petri-dishes at the interval of three, five and seven days (Fig.1) indicated that P.
However, Potato dextrose agar 0 was used for Candida albicans and the incubation conditions of 28[degrees]C and 48 hours of incubation were 0 used.
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The PDA (Potato Dextrose Agar) medium was used to study the production of syringopeptin.
The Potato dextrose agar (PDA), malt extract agar (MEA) and Czapk yeast extract agar (CYA) has been recommended for the selective isolation and phenotypical; characterization from different environmental sources (Mossel et al., 1970).
Test sample, potato dextrose agar, fungal strains, cork borer, micropipette, Petri plates (14 cm), spirit lamp, glass rod, organic solvent (DMSO), streptomycin was used for sterilizations and ketocanazole was used as standard.
Mycelial sample from the stock culture was inoculated using three-point inoculation method (three mycelia inoculums plated equidistantly from each other) in a sterilized Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) and incubated until profuse growth was observed for cultural characterization [11].
A 5 mm diameter of Pyricularia oryzae (rice blast disease) agar plugs obtained from the periphery of a seven day old colony were transferred to Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA, DifcoTM) plates and allowed to grow for 2 days before introducing the PGPR isolate.
(7) Organisms were sub cultured on Potato dextrose agar (PDA) at 30[degrees]C for 4 to 15 days to enhance conidial growth.
Mycelium immersed and superficial, colony on potato dextrose agar (PDA) consists of thick and comparatively thin radiating, grayish patches, turns black with the production of conidia.
Fungi isolated from these tissues of fish were inoculated on three different media, Sabouraud Dextrose agar (SDA), Potato Dextrose agar (PDA) and Malt Dextrose agar (MEA).
The mycelium from potato dextrose agar PDA slant was used for Aspergillus niger growth.