Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA): Introduction, Composition, Principle, Test Requirements, Procedure, Result-Interpretation, Colony Characteristics, Modifications, Uses, and Keynotes

A. fumigatus growth on PDA

Introduction of Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA) Potato Dextrose Agar ( PDA) is a fungal medium and its ingredients are clear from its name it contains potato ( vegetable), dextrose ( sugar), and agar ( solidifying agent). PDA  is recommended for the isolation and enumeration of fungi …

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