[Arabidopsis] Petri Dish Racks

Rosemary White via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by rosemary.white from csiro.au)
Wed Nov 17 16:06:01 EST 2010

And if you only need to hold a few plates vertically, another option is an
old-fashioned toast rack.  We source these from our local two dollar shop
(which is actually $USD2 now!)  You need to rummage around, petri dishes in
hand, to find one with the right spacing - for thick toast.
Roseamry White

On 18/11/10 12:19 AM, "Tobias Baskin" <baskin from bio.umass.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> We made our own by hand, lots of little strips of plexi
> glass. Its a pain. Its a bit easier to make them from wood, but still
> tedious. I have since learned that some baking cooling racks have
> spacings that are just right. You will have an amusing trip to the
> local supermarket or home-stuff store with your petri dish to find a
> product with optimal spacing. I have also seen plates placed all
> together in small boxes. This doesn't give space between each plate
> but if the boxes have shallow sides (like pipette tip boxes) it can
> be ok. Hope this helps.
> Tobias Baskin
>> Does anyone know of a product that would hold petri dish racks
>> vertically?  We are growing Arabadopsis on plates in various solutions
>> and need them to be vertical so they grow upright.  Thanks in advance.
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