Unformatted text preview: dropping one drop of water from the six tubes of spirulina, anabaena, gloeocapsa, osillatoria and merismopedia onto a microscope plate and seeing if there was any bacteria growth was present. If growth was present that mean negative control was used and the water was contaminated. 4. The importance of replicates to experimental design is that it rules out the lost unnecessary results. 5. Because everyone touches the door handle to open or close the door. I believe that we would find some type of growth on the petri dish....
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- Spring '10
- Bacteria, Diversity index, negative control, Prokaryotic Cell Shapes, Candice Johnson