Ready-to-use Potato Dextrose Agar Plates are a general purpose medium for the cultivation of fungi, including yeasts and molds. It is used for pharmaceutical product sterility tests according to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and for plate count enumeration tests for dairy products, foods, and cosmetics. It contains nutrients (potato infusion and dextrose) that lead to the robust growth of most fungi.
Typically, 100 mm round plates are for growth/selection, while 150 mm round plates are for screening.
Contains 4.4% agar.