Anne Thomas wrote:
>>>What about subculturing the swarmer onto a plate with a stronger agar
>>>concentration? We used to use one (6% agar if I remember correctly)
>>>>would stop the swarmers.
>>>>Does this mean that swarming bacteria spreads through the agar and not
>>on top of it?
>>>>> No, Proteus mirabilis, for example, grows as a discrete colony onstead of
I don't get this. Why would increasing the agar concentration help
prevent swarming if they don't move through the agar?