We have 3 kinds of media that we make on a weekly basis: a dextrose media, molasses media and a molasses cap media.

Dextrose

                Our dextrose media contains the following ingredients:

                Dextrose Anhydrose
                Yellow Cornmeal
                Agar
                Yeast (deactivated)
                Tegosept

Molasses

               Our molasses media contains the following ingredients:

               Molasses
               Yellow Cornmeal
               Agar
               Yeast
               Tegosept
               Propionic Acid

Cap Media

              Our cap media is a mixture of agar and molasses which is poured into Petri dishes. Apple juice can be used in place of                          molasses, if desired.

Dextrose vs. Molasses

              Dextrose works best for keeping healthy stocks and doesn’t need to be turned as often as molasses food. Molasses works                  best for single crosses (pair matings) and weaker stocks.