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Medium
Potato Sucrose Agar (PSA) 
Composition
 Potato200g
 Sucrose20g
 Distilled water1L
 Agar20g
 pH 5.6 
  Wash potatoes with tap water, peel and cut into 1 cm cubes. Rinse with tap water quickly and boil 200 g of potato cubes with 1 L of distilled water for 20 min. Mash and squeeze through a muslin bag. Add sucrose and stir till dissolved. Adjust pH. Add agar. Make up to 1 L. Autoclave to sterilize.
 
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*You can use a commercial PDA medium as a substitute for PSA 


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