Measurement of Bacterial Growth
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Basic Microbiology

Measurement of Bacterial Growth

Bacterial growth is a biological process which involves the increase of cell number, cell mass and cell activity.

Bacterial Growth and Different Environmental Factors Affect Bacterial Growth
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Bacteriology

Bacterial Growth and Different Environmental Factors Affect Bacterial Growth

In addition to knowing the proper nutrients for the cultivation of bacteria, it is also necessary to know the physical environment in which the organisms will grow best. Just as bacteria vary greatly in their nutritional requirements, so do they exhibit diverse responses to physical conditions such as temperature, gaseous conditions, and pH. A variety of factors affect the growth of bacteria. These are discussed below: