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Candice Johnson Lab 3 Seat 3 1. The question that I am attempting to address with this experiment is what are the prokaryotic cell shapes and the cyanobacteria structures and what their functional significance are? 2. The difference between species richness, relative abundance and diversity index is that species richness is the number of species in a taxonomic group. Relative abundance is a percent of organism of a particular kind related to the number of organism in the area. Diversity index is the amount of diversity in a community. 3. The negative control used in this experiment was by using suction tube and
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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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