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Indole-3-Butyric Acid (IBA) Solution 1mg/1ml

Indole-3-Butyric Acid (IBA) Solution 1mg/1ml

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Indole-3-Butyric Acid (IBA) Solution is a plant growth regulator widely used to promote root growth in plant tissue culture applications.

The Benefits

  • Easy to use
  • Use to supplement tissue culture media, such as MS media.
  • Stimulates adventitious root development and callus formation.
  • Often used with other hormones to promote optimal plant growth and development.

How To Use Indole-3-Butyric Acid (IBA) Solution

Follow the given steps to prepare the tissue culture media using PCT’s supreme grade agar:

  1. Prepare liquid tissue culture media using PCT’s MS, DKW media, or any other alternative media based on your plant. 
  2. Add sugar based on the quantity of media you’re making (generally, 30 grams of sugar is added for 1-liter media), 1 ml/L PPM, and 3-4 grams per liter of gellan gum or 6-8 grams per liter of agar.
  3. Then, add the desired quantity of the plant hormone.
  4. Autoclave the medium for 20 minutes at 15 psi and 121℃.

Your media is ready!

Product Information

ProductIndole-3-butyric Acid Solution (1 mg/mL)
SynonymsIBA; 4-[3-Indolyl]butyric Acid
Molecular FormulaC12H13NO2
Molecular Weight203.24
CAS No.133-32-4
Capacity100 mL
AppearanceClear solution
SolubilityMiscible in water
SuitabilityPasses for tissue culture

Shipping and Storage

Shelf Life See expiry date on the bottle
Shipping & Storage Keep in a tightly closed container and store in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area. (Not required)
Storage Temp 2 to 6°C (Freeze)
HTS Code 3808.93.0000


  • Stimulates adventitious root development and callus formation.
  • IBA can be included in media formulations for micropropagation to enhance plantlet root development.
  • IBA can be applied to the graft union to promote faster callus formation and successful graft healing.
  • IBA can promote germination in certain seeds with dormancy requirements.
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