The Difference in Antibacterial Activities of Various Honey Produced by One Source of Pollen


  • Lara Yassine Troy Athens High School
  • Rachel Webb Troy Athens High School
  • Rachel Peterson Troy Athens High School



E. coli, S. epidermidis, Inhibition Zone, Pollen, Inoculation


The objective of this study is to investigate the differences in antibacterial activities of various honey produced by one source of pollen against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus epidermidis. Primary, quantitative data was obtained in this study using the Kirby Bauer Test. 8 different types of honey were tested in this experiment against both gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria on plates inoculated by both spread and pour method. Each honey plate was tested with three replicate discs in their quadrant to allow for the establishment of accurate standard deviations. Using the results of inhibition zones, conclusions were made regarding which type of honey was most effective than the others tested in the experiment.


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How to Cite

Yassine, L., Webb, R. ., & Peterson, R. (2023). The Difference in Antibacterial Activities of Various Honey Produced by One Source of Pollen. Journal of Student Research, 12(4).



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