Disinfectant for tissue culture?

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Sun Sep 8 16:37:14 EST 1996


In <50q303$eom at usenetw1.news.prodigy.com> FMFR33A at prodigy.com (Henry
Kuska) writes: 
>
>    I am a retired chemist who is trying to do rose plant tissue
culture 
>at home in a sunroom-greenhouse.  I use a microwave oven for 
>sterilization and a fishtank turned on its side as a clean area.  
>Needless to say I get more contamination than I would like.  Is there
a 
>chemical that I could add to the solution to kill the mold but not
bother 
>the plant tissue?  
>
The best shot is using a mild solution of chlorine. I am amazed at the
resistance to chlorine from grasses. Cheers......Micro, alive and not a
chorinated microbe!




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