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Day 1 Almond (16-2-16):

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Test

Decay (%)
0

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

0
0

0
0

1
1

0
0

0
0

1
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

5
5

0
0

1
1

5
0

0
0

1
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

5
5

0
0

1
1

5
0

0
0

1
1

Observations

Almond is in original state

Almond is in original state

Almond is in original state

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Day 3 Almond (18-2-16):
Observations

Almond has decayed a little

Almond has decayed a little

No changes

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Day 5 Almond (20-2-16):
Observations

Water has become slightly murky

Water has become slightly murky

No changes

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Day 7 Almond (22-2-16):

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Test

Decay (%)
5

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

5
5

0
0

1
1

5
0

0
0

1
1

Observations

No changes

Water has turned slightly more murky

No changes

Week 1

oxi

oxi
Anoxi

Day 9 Almond (24-2-16):


Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Test
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

Decay (%)
5

Area of

Fungus(mm2)
Oxic0

Smel

Observations

l
Anoxi

Oxic-

5
10

0
0

1
1

10

10

10
0

0
0

1
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

5
10

0
0

1
1

10

No change

Almonds outer layer has decayed more

Almond looks a bit darker

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Day 11 Almond (26-2-16):
Observations

No change

White fungus is being stuck on the side of cup where the water was
after evaporation

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

10

10
0

0
0

1
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

10

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

10

10

10
10

0
0

1
1

10

10

10
0

0
0

1
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

10

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
0

Smel
l
1

10

10

10
15

0
0

1
3

15

15

15
0

0
0

3
1

No change

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Day 13 Almond 28-2-16):
Observations

Almonds outer layer is decaying

Tip of almond has turned darker

No change

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Day 15 Almond (1-3-16):
Observations

Almonds outer layer is decaying

Water has become more brownish/ yellowish.

Almond looks a bit darker

Week 2

Day 17 Almond (3-3-16):

Oxic-

Anoxi
Environm

Test

Decay (%)

Area of

Smel

Observations

oxi

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

10

Fungus(mm2)
5

l
1

10

10

10
15

5
0

1
3

15

15

15
0

0
0

3
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

10

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
10

Smel
l
1

10

10

10

10

10
20

10
0

1
3

20

A bit more of the almond has decayed

20

Almond looks darker/blacker.

20
0

0
0

3
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

15

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
10

Smel
l
3

15

10

15

10

15
20

10
0

3
3

20

20

20
0

0
0

3
1

Test

Decay (%)

Almond

15

Area of
Fungus(mm2)
10

ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

Environm
ent

Mushy layer of fungus is being produced on the almond

No change

No change

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Day 19 Almond (5-3-16):
Observations

Increased abundance in fungus is now spreading onto the bottom of


the cup

No change

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Day 21 Almond (7-3-16):
Observations

No change

No change

No change

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Day 23 Almond (9-3-16):
Smel
l
3

Observations

Anoxic

OxicWater

Oxic

1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average
Almond
1
Almond
2
Almond
3
Average

15

10

15

10

15
20

10
0

3
3

20

20

20
0

0
0

3
1

No change

Almond has become more black

No change

Week 3

Scale for % decayed: 0% = original


Anoxi
Oxic- has completely decayed.
almond, 50% = half
the almond has decayed, 100% = almond

oxi

Smell of Almond in Different


Average
Environmental Conditons over Time
Results

10
8
6

Smell

Anoxic

Oxic w/ Water

Oxic

2
0

11

13

15

17

19

21

23

Time (days)

Decay of Almond in Different Environmental Conditons over Time


25
20
15

Decay (%)

Anoxic

10

Oxic w/ Water

Oxic

5
0

11

13

15

17

19

21

23

Time (days)

Area of Fungus on Almond in Different Environmental Conditons over Time


12
10
8
6
Area of Fungus (mm2)Anoxic

Oxic w/ Water

Oxic

4
2
0

11

13

Time (days)
Scale for Smell: 1 = un-noticeable smell, 5 = bad smell, 10 = disgusting smell.

15

17

19

21

23