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Petri dish

a shallow circular flat-bottomed dish, often with a fitting cover, used in laboratories, esp for producing cultures of microorganisms

petri dish

[′pē·trē ‚dish]
(microbiology)
A shallow glass or plastic dish with a loosely fitting overlapping cover used for bacterial plate cultures and plant and animal tissue cultures.
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In the greenhouse light experiment, germination was much lower on the soil surface compared to the petri plates in the laboratory experiments.
recently found in its tests that the BNP(TM) provided results up to four times faster than current Petri plate methods.
A third class session was used to examine the bacteria and fungi on the covered Petri plates using dissecting microscopes (40 X magnification).
The sorghum shoot meristems were immersed in this bacterial suspension for 30 min, blotted on a sterile filter paper and placed on co-cultivation medium in sterile Petri plates and incubated at 25[degrees]C in 16h light/8h dark cycle for four days.
Store in the refrigerator (4[degrees] C) in Petri plate sleeves to minimize drying.
These tissues were transferred to petri plates with preculture medium consisting of 1/2 MS medium with or without 10 [micro]M ABA (as described above) and incubated for 2-3 days under culture room conditions.
Petri plates containing 20 mL of Luria-Bertani nutrient agar were then inoculated with 100 [micro]L from the various tubes.
Petri plates were lined with blotting paper discs and 2 glass slides were placed in each of the plates and autoclaved.
The AutoAssay System utilizes a high-resolution color-digital-camera and easy-to-use Windows software to instantly read 90-100 mm agar Petri plates.
These include germinating low numbers of embryos placed by hand in Petri plates and then transplanting to soil for use as rooted cutting hedges.