A solution I have found to prevent the appearence of slime is to use a medium
in which glucose replaces sucrose. The idea is not mine, it came from a old
DIS note which I can't place. The idea was that the higher osmotic pressure
has bacteriostatic/fungistatic activity.
Chris Driver, Ph D
School of Biology and Chemistry, Rusden Campus
662 Blackburn Rd
Clayton, VIC, 3168