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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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Our technique is also better than the Anaerobic bag culture method, since here we use plastic jar which has a larger surface area as compared to that of the plastic bag, so that proper convection current will be maintained and there will be no trapped air present in between the petri plates and inside the media.
No petri plate expressed growth and therefore, the raw date matched the expected outcome of zero.
0 mL of seawater was added in two Petri plates, (A and B samples).
Larvae placed on clean leaves abandoned the leaf and moved around the Petri plate much more frequently than larvae placed on leaves with whitefly nymphs (Fig.
The number of normal seedlings was not affected by LCO treatment, and an average of six to seven normal seedlings were obtained perl0 seeds germinated in each Petri plate.
5 mL of each suspension was uniformly applied in a 90-mm-diameter Petri plate containing 20 mL of 1.
Seeds with a radicle emerged one millimeter were counted as germinated and removed from the petri plate.
Circular filter papers were cut and placed at the bottom of each sterilized glass Petri plate.