Potato Dextrose Agar
For the routine cultivation and identification of fungi.
- Potato dextrose agar (Oxoid CM139) 39 g
- Distilled water 1000 ml
- Soak potato dextrose agar in small amount of the water in a stainless steel jug.
- Boil remaining water, add to soaking ingredients, bring to the boil, stirring constantly.
- Dispense for slopes as required.
- Autoclave at 121C for 15 minutes. Remove and slope or pour for plates as required.