Hello! It was my job today to inoculate the potatoes for our experiment, and I started at 4:00 pm and finished at around 5:30 pm. Here are the steps I followed to inoculate the potatoes for our experiment:
Wash with Tap water (ALL) and leave to dry for 30 mins
Control: no water, dip in the toothpick in the inoculum and poke potato (repeat 4 times), wrap with dry paper towel, and put in small ziploc bag, leave for 3 days
Tap: dip in the toothpick in the inoculum and poke potato (repeat 4 times), wrap with damp (from tap water) paper towel, and put in small ziploc bag (then close), leave for 3 days
Saline: dip in the toothpick in the inoculum and poke potato (repeat 4 times), wrap with damp (from saline water) paper towel, and put in small ziploc bag (then close), leave for 3 days
Sugar: dip in the toothpick in the inoculum and poke potato (repeat 4 times), wrap with damp (from sugar water) paper towel, and put in small ziploc bag (then close), leave for 3 days
Thank you for taking time to read this, have a good weekend!
The student was very descriptive explanation of how they set up their experiment. Shows the importance of detail
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