potato dextrose agar
potato dextrose agar
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Potato Dextrose Agar - PDA (500g/Bottle)

  • Use: Isolation, identification and maintenance of yeasts and molds from dairy and food products
  • Characteristics: PDA Agar is suitable for the detection and enumeration of heat-resistant molds in thermally processed fruits and fruit products, and preparing medium for Aspergillus niger.
  • Principle: 

Potato flour leaching contributes to various mold growth.
Glucose provides energy.
Agar as medium coagulant.
Chloramphenicol inhibits the growth of Bacteria.

  • Instructions: Dissolve 40 g of Potato Agar in 1 liter distilled water. Autoclave 15 minutes at 121 °C.
  • Storage: Keep container tightly closed, store in a cool, dry place, away from bright light. Storage period of 3 years.
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 4 x 3 x 8.25 inches
  • Weight: 1 pound

Formulation per liter:

Infusion from potatoes

200.0 g

Glucose

20.0 g

Agar

15.0 g

Final pH

5.6 ± 0.2


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