AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT 440
Management of Agricultural Systems II
103 Price Hobgood Bldg.
T TR 11:00-12:00 or by appointment
303F Scoates Ha
BIOLOGY 2420 ONLINE LAB SYLLABUS
1. Information on Lab Sections
Labs: Labs will be held Online with 1 scheduled wet lab on campus.
Section numbers: All sections
2. Instructor Information
Instructor: Mitch Brumbelow
Office: Building 4-105 Western Texas Col
Aseptic Technique and Culturing Microbes
A. What is the difference between a bactericidal and bacteriostatic
agent? What is the difference between sterilization and
Bactericidal refers to killing bacteria, whereas, Bacterio
Lab 6- Microbes in the environment
A. List five environments in which you are likely to find microbial life.
Oceans, soil, air, trees, and lakes
B. What is the difference between an autotroph and a heterotroph?
An autotroph is
Lab 5- Carbohydrate Fermentaion
A. What is fermentation?
A metabolic process that allows the production of ATP without the need for oxygen.
B. Why is it important not to incubate the fermentation tubes beyond 24 hours?
Lab 8- Osmosis
Data Table 1: Egg Volume Comparison
Volume of Egg
Soaked in Corn Syrup
Soaked in Water
Data Table 2: aw Results
Lab 7- Antibiotic Sensitivity
A. Define the term selectively toxic. Why is it an important feature of antimicrobial agents?
The agent used must inhibit or kill the microorganism in question without seriously harming the