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Name: Phyto Buffered Starch Agar Base

Size: 4X500G

Catalog no.: PHM002-4X500G

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Quantity required by litre

42.26 g


mFS Medium


Firm, comparable with 1.5% Agar gel.


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


Light yellow to light green coloured, homogeneous, free flowing powder.

Colour and Clarity of prepared medium

Yellow coloured, with greenish tinge opalescent gel forms in Petri plates.

Cultural Response

Cultural characteristics observed with added NMPT Supplement, after an incubation at 30-32°C for 5-6 days.


Phyto Buffered Starch Agar Base is a phytopathological media used as a selective medium to detecte Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris and Xanthomonas campestris pv.armoraciae in brassica

Compositions (g/L)

Yeast extract 0.10, Soluble starch 25.00, Di-potassium hydrogen phosphate 0.80, Potassium nitrate 0.50, Magnesium sulphate anhydrous 0.488, Methyl green 0.015, Agar 15.00, Final pH (at 25°C) 6.9