Given below is a graph drawn on the parameters of growth versus time. A, B and C respectively represent

a)

Exponential phase, log phase and steady state phase

b)

Steady state phase, lag phase and log phase

c)

Slow growing phase, lag phase and steady state phase

d)

Lag phase, steady state phase and log phase

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Answer Key / Explanation : (b) -

(b)

It is the graphic representation of growth against time. If total growth is plotted against time, an S-shaped or sigmoid curve is obtained. Where, A is the steady state phase. B is the lag phase and C is the log phase.