OATMEAL AGAR is used for the cultivation of fungi, particularly for macrospore formation. Fungi represent a heterogeneous assemblage of eukaryotic organisms. They can be detrimental for plants, humans, and animals, due to their ability to cause plant diseases and to produce toxic metabolites on many agrofood commodities. Oat meal is a source of nitrogen, carbon, protein and nutrients necessary for the growth of fungi. Bacteriological agar is the solidifying agent.
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