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Prepared Nutrient Agar

Avg. Ratings: 4.5 (4 Reviews)

General-purpose media support the growth of a variety of bacteria and fungi.

  • Non-Selective, General-Purpose Media
  • Available as Slant Tubes, Petri Plates, and Heat-and-Pour Bottles
  • For Growing a Wide Range of Non-Fastidious Microorganisms
Nutrient agar, a non-selective media, is an excellent choice for growing a wide range of non-fastidious microorganisms. It is frequently used to isolate individual colonies from mixed cultures.

Tube media is configured as 12 tubes per pack. Petri dish media is configured as 10 plates per pack. Pour Paks come with three bottles of media (125 mL) and 20 sterile petri dishes. Just melt and pour.



Item # Description Packaging Unit Availability Price Quantity
470015-812 Nutrient Agar
125 mL Bottle Pack of 6 Retrieving
470177-374 Nutrient Agar
Live Product
Plates Pack of 10 Retrieving
470175-826 Nutrient Agar, Pkg. of 12 Tubes
Tube Slants Pack of 12 Retrieving


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Total Ratings: 4
Avg. Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

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Yes: 0 No: 0 user Education / Agriculture Teacher / Geneva, NE
Yes, I recommend
I like to purchase prepared plates. It saves me a lot of time and aggravation of pouring my own or having the science teacher prepare them for me (I'm an agriculture teacher). I don't normally need to use all 10 plates. If I could order a smaller quantity, I'd certainly give this 5 stars.
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Yes: 0 No: 0 user Education / Teacher / Clairton, PA
Yes, I recommend
This is an excellent product. The quality of the agar is good. I was able to heat the bottles in a water bath without any issues. Once melted, it pours really nicely! Worked well for my kids' experiment.
Reply associate Published 11/14/2017
Thank you! We're glad to hear that our Prepared Nutrient Agar works wonderfully for you and your students!
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Yes: 0 No: 0 user Education / Teacher / Toronto, ON
Yes, I recommend
I purchased the 10 pack of prepared nutrient agar plates for a grade 11 science experiment. They were so convenient and allowed minimal prep before lab day. Will definitely purchase these again.
Reply associate Published 10/12/2017
Thank you for sharing! We're thrilled to hear you are enjoying the convenience of our Prepared Nutrient Agar.
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Yes: 0 No: 0 user Education / Teacher / Indiana
Yes, I recommend
This is very nice and makes it easy for me to have my students do experiments in my classes.
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