National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
NITE Biological Resource Center
Biotechnology Center
HOME > NBRC > NBRC Culture Collection > NBRC Culture Catalogue Search > Catalogue Search Result

Medium Detail Information

Medium No.
856 
Medium
Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) 
Composition
 Potato200g
 Glucose10g
 Agar15g
 Distilled water1L
  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 agar and boil till melted. Add glucose and stir till dissolved. Make up to 1 L. Adjust pH to 5.4 - 5.6. Autoclave to sterilize.
 
Comment
Commercial Potato dextrose agar (Difco, Oxoid or Nissui) is also available.  


contact us
Copyright 2004(C) National Institute of Technology and Evaluation All rights reserved.