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Name: Andriana
Status: Student
Grade:  Other
Location: TX 
Country: United States
Date: February 2006


Question:
what would be the advantage of growing bacteria on agar slant, rather than on a deep agar?



Replies:
It takes much less agar to pour a slant than a Petri plate. The agar is slanted to provide a larger surface area for colony growth.

Ron Baker, Ph.D.



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