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mites

Any arthropod of the order acarina except the ticks. They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on man and domestic animals, producing various irritations of the skin (acariasis or mite infestations). Many mite species are important to human and veterinary medicine as both parasite and vector.


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by Duncanallen78
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incubation of fungi

We incubate 20-25'C and ID when growth is the size of a 10pence piece. This can take between 8-30 days. Be watchful for mites with long incubations.

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by miles500
Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubation of fungi
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