CUBE Home Lab Jorhat Assam
- Ishita has started fruit fly cultures and made home made TRSV culture but it got contaminated with fungus.
- Story of jorhat assam fruit flies: three fruit flies were trapped(from kicthen and flies were resting on a wire) by ishita on 12th June 2021 and flies were transfered in transparent plastice bottle with one piece of banana. Out of three, two flies were gravid.
- 6 larvae were observed in the bottle
- observations on 16 & 17th June 2021, size of the larvae was increasing.
- TRSV medium was prepared for only one bottle on 18th of June.
- Observed 12 pupae on 18th June 2021
- Made TRSV medium again and both the media got contaminated with fungus
- CELEBRATION OF GOOF UPS
Cause: Contamination could be because of condensation and also bottles were kept open to air after washing them with warm water.
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