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Figure 1 Two processes for isolating bacteria from a mixed culture. (a) The streak plate technique. (b) The pour plate technique . A second isolation method is the  pour plate method.  In this method, a sample of bacteria is diluted  in several tubes of melted medium such as nutrient agar. After dilution, the melted agar is poured 
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Unformatted text preview: into separate Petri dishes and allowed to harden. Since the bacteria have been diluted in the various tubes, the plates will contain various dilutions of bacteria, and where the bacteria are most diluted, they will form isolated colonies (Figure 1 )....
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