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The Winogradsky Column


The Winogradsky Column

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The Russian bacteriologist Sergei Winogradsky invented the Winogradsky column, which recreates the microbial community that resides in pond mud. This animation details what the Winogradsky column is composed of as well as how it is used in the field. 
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 19, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 25, 2013
Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: cyanobacteria, Clostridium, Winogradsky column, microbial analysis, Rhodomicrobium, Chlorobium, Beggiatoa, anaerobic enrichment, bacterial enrichment


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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