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Subject: Can molds grow in the absence of air?

Date: Mon Jan 17 17:15:27 2000
Posted by Owen de Lancie
Grade level: 7-9 School: Clairbourn School
City: South Pasadena State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Microbiology
ID: 948150927.Mi

If am wondering if bread will mold in an airtight, vacuum sealed container? I'm trying to create a breadbox that will slow the growth of mold by sealing the box after the bread is put in and then using a manual vacuum pump to create a vacuum.

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