Producing Broth Cultures in Simple Glass Fermentors
A small glass fermentor of 2–3-liter capacity can be used to produce broth cultures to be applied as liquid inoculants in field experiments. It is also suitable for producing starter cultures for medium-sized commercial fermentors. In this chapter, a glass fermentor is assembled and then used for small-scale production of broth cultures. The broth cultures are monitored periodically for quality control, including checks for contamination and the progress of growth and cell multiplication.
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