What will happen if the agar plates are not well dried up?
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When working with bacteria or yeast itnis advisable to use agar plates that have a well-dried surface so that the inoculum dries quickly. Dry the surface of agar plates by either incubating the plates for several hours, e.g. overnight, beforehand or put them in a hot air oven (ca 55-60°c) for 30-60 minutes with the two halves separated and the inner surface directed downwards.