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Medium No.
1115
Medium
PDA (pH 3.0)
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 3.0. Autoclave to sterilize.
Comment
Commercial Potato dextrose agar (Difco, Oxoid or Nissui) is also available.