Agar Culture Medium modified to approximate Soil Conditions

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SMALL soil or mud surface plants frequently fail to develop their characteristic morphology when grown on an ordinary agar medium. In particular this applies to the parts penetrating the substrate. Inspection frequently suggests that what is wrong is that agar, unlike soil, is a medium which does not exclude light as a formative factor. We have devised a simple corrective system with good results.

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    Proskauer, J., Phytomorphology, 19, 53 (1969).

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PROSKAUER, J., BERMAN, R. Agar Culture Medium modified to approximate Soil Conditions. Nature 227, 1161 (1970) doi:10.1038/2271161a0

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