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Name: Phyto Boric Acid Peptone Agar Base

Size: 4X500G

Catalog no.: PHM001-4X500G

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Quantity required by litre

38.73 g


KBBC Medium


Firm, comparable with 1.5% Agar gel.


Store below 30°C and the prepared medium at 2 - 8°C


Cream to yellow coloured, homogeneous, free flowing powder.

Colour and Clarity of prepared medium

Yellow coloured, opalescent gel with white precipitate forms in Petri plates

Cultural Response

Cultural characteristics observed after an incubation at 25-30°C for 5-6 days.

Compositions (g/L)

Proteose peptone 20.00, Di-potassium hydrogen phosphate 1.50, Boric acid 1.50, Magnesium sulphate, anhydrous 0.73, Agar 15.00, Final pH (at 25°C ) 7.3


Phyto Boric Acid Peptone Agar Base is a phytopathological media used as a selective medium for the detection of Pseudomonas syringae on seeds of beans and for the detection of Pseudomonas porri on seeds of leek, Pseudomonas pisi on seeds of pea and Pseudomonas tomato on seeds of tomato