Investigating the effect of cell size on diffusion (absorption) rate (speed) is a common investigation carried out by secondary students.
Agar plates: I've been asked to make up agar plates with different pH values from 3–11—any information I can find on the net suggests the agar won't set at a low pH. Any ideas?
Disposal of Agar plates: After reading your procedure on making agar plates, I found that the procedure was unable to give me any specific information on the disposal of used plates with live cultu
This downloadable resource is a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and detailed method for how to prepare agar plates.
This ASSIST Information Sheet details how to sterilise agar. Microwave, pressure cooker or autoclave? Recommendations for best practice.