Why Are Agar Plates Inverted for Incubation?


Agar Plates are small dishes with a nutrient paste of agar that are used to culture microorganisms and cells. The plates may be kept inside of an incubator to keep the correct temperature for the cells. However, the agar plates must be inverted because water evaporating from the plate may condense on the lid and fall back down, which would interfere with the experiment.
Q&A Related to "Why Are Agar Plates Inverted for Incubation?"
Bacteria love to grow in moist damp places - if you haven't noticed, condensation causes water droplets to form on the top of the lid and if you incubated the plate with lid on top
To prevent condensation from forming on the agar.
Before the introduction of agar plates, researchers used foodstuffs such as bread to culture microorganisms. Later, gelatin-covered plates were used. In 1882 a researcher named Fannie
For growing, you will need an Agar plate, a
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