Professor of microbiology, University of Maryland, Md.
Pages: 6 Published: Jan 1979
The most-probable-number (MPN) method of bacteria enumeration dates back to the earliest days of bacteriology. Despite drawbacks of the method, it offers a relatively simple and useful means of estimating microbial populations, especially for determining the physiological potential of microbial biomass.
aquatic bacteria, enumeration, most-probable-number (MPN) method, bacterial count
Paper ID: STP36003S