The growth rates of aspergillus, fusarium, and penicillium microorganism colonies in ‘Czapex Dox Agar’ as a feed material, under room conditions, are observed to be linear. This phenomenon is mathematically modeled and exactly predicted on the basis of the exponential growth assumption of a single microorganism. The approach allows an easy determination of the multiplication constant of a ‘had microorganisms been allowed to grow freely’ microorganism, in given conditions.
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Yarman, T., Kiyak, N. A simple mathematical modeling of the growth of microorganism colonies. J Biol Phys 17, 265–269 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00386601
- mathematical growth model
- exponential growth assumption