Lab 5 Methods - John Malloy BMZ115EK Tzvia Cuperman Lab 5...

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John Malloy BMZ115EK – Tzvia Cuperman Lab 5 Methods October 25, 2010 The hypothesis, “Two fungal species cannot coexist in the same environment, but will thrive independently,” was tested using three agar plates. A culture of A. niger and a culture of A. flavus were each grown in their own agar plate. One agar plate was then given a sample of both species. The materials we used included: three agar plates, pure cultures of A. niger and A. flavus , acetate sheets with 1 cm squares to determine growth, and 2 cork borers. The very first step taken, was the collection of all the required materials. After that, a cork borer was used to place a sample of A. niger in the middle of one of the agar plates. Immediately after that, A. niger was placed slightly off-center in the second agar plate, which will end up holding both species. Next, a sample of A. flavus was placed in the center of the third plate. The final step was to place A. flavus slightly off-centered in the second plate. The
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