Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bacterial Growth

What is the way scientists help bacteria to multiply in a petri dish? Bacteria vary in terms of how they change, their oxygen and nutritional requirements and motility. Bacteria may be free-living, but often they live on dead or decaying … Continue reading

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Red Mites on Tomatillos

This morning I saw little red dots all over the leaves of my one tomatillo plant. Up until this point it was gorgeous and amazingly green ~ having followed a crop of peas that must have fixed nitrogen well for … Continue reading

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