This work was supported in part by a U.S. Public Health Service Predoctoral Fellowship (1-F1-GM-21,008-01). The author is grateful for the help and advice of Dr. R. Y. Stanier during the course of this work.
SIMPLE CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH OF UNICELLULAR BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ON PLATES
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Journal of Phycology
Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 1–4, March 1968
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Allen, M. M. (1968), SIMPLE CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH OF UNICELLULAR BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ON PLATES. Journal of Phycology, 4: 1–4. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.1968.tb04667.x
Received July 23, 1967; revised August 24, 1967.
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The efficiencies of plating of 2 cultures of unicellular blue-green algae, 1 coccoid and 1 rod-shaped, were studied systematically. Reproducible colony growth and accurate viable counts are dependent on the use of a low agar concentration, and on the sterilization of the agar separately from the mineral components of the medium.