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What are the differences between streak plate technique and pour plate technique?

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Streak Plate: Pure colonies of bacterial or other microorganisms can be obtained on petri dishes by streak plate. The microbial mixture is transfered to the edge of an agar plate with an inoculating loop or swab and then streaked out over the surface
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The colonies of growth should be more spread out (or even all covering) on the pour plate. On a streak plate, they will be along the lines of where the smear was done.
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