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Greeting & regards. How are you sir?

1.Difference between Hanging drop & wet mount techniques?
2.Difference between moist heat & dry heat.

I tried both of these to figure our but i can't.

3. Scope of Microbiology in the following sectors.

Food,Agriculture, Industry, Health, Environment, Pollution control, & Waste management.

Thanks in advance.

Hi Shuvo
 1.With a wet mount a drop of water with organisms is place don the slide with a cover slip With the hanging drop no cover slip is used and the slide is inverted over a depression slide. Hanging drops are not used very much any more
 2. Moist and dry heat are self explanatory. Moist heat involves a higher humidity
3.Microbiology is important in all the areas mentioned but more involved with health studies


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