Lab discussion # 2 In lab two we created 8 different pates to create cultures with. For the air and soil plates we saw very little growth and no growth at all in the soil. This was probably because the soil had been placed in an auto clave before hand and had killed off all of the bacteria. For the air there was only one colony that grew which means the plate probably wasn’t placed in the greatest spot to really collect a good sample. When it came to the plates that had things like dirty hands or molars there was a lot of growth and multiple colonies for all. More than ten for all of the samples. The hair plate also showed two people with growth and two people with out, this may have been because the hair was not laid all the way flat onto the plate. To make sure all samples are successful in the future it is important to take time and make sure all the samples are applied to the plates properly. It is important in the field of
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read both pages?
- Spring '08
- Hong-Chuan Lin