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Naphthaleneacetic (NAA) Powder

Naphthaleneacetic (NAA) Powder

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Naphthaleneacetic (NAA) is a synthetic plant hormone belonging to the family of auxins. It is widely used in agriculture and plant tissue culture to promote rooting.  

The Benefits of NAA Powder

  • Easy to use
  • Used to modify MS media for callus initiation. 
  • In formulating culture media such as V-KM medium and Cg medium
  • Induce the formation of lateral and adventitious roots
  • Used in a low amount, it triggers the rooting response and other auxin-like reactions, such as cell growth, division, and fruit setting

How To Use NAA Powder

Follow the given steps to prepare the tissue culture media using PCT’s NAA Powder:

  1. Prepare liquid tissue culture media using PCT’s MS or DKW media, or any other alternative media based on your plant. 
  2. Add sugar based on the quantity of media you’re making (generally for 1-liter media 30 grams of sugar is added), 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 NAA from the prepared NAA stock solution.
  4. Autoclave the medium for 20 minutes at 15 psi and 121℃.

Your media is ready!

Product Information

ProductNaphthaleneacetic (NAA) Powder
SynonymsK-NAA; 1-Naphthaleneacetic Acid
CAS No.15165-79-4
Molecular FormulaC12H9KO2
Molecular Weight224.3 g/mol
AppearanceWhite to light yellow crystalline solid
SolubilityKOH, NaOH
SuitabilityPasses for tissue culture

Shipping and Storage

Storage

2-8°C

Shelf Life

5 years from the manufacturing date

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Applications

  • It is a rooting agent and used for the vegetative propagation of plants from stem and leaf cuttings.
  • NAA, combined with other hormones, stimulates root initiation in the in vitro plantlets.
  • NAA application after flower fertilization can improve fruit set.
  • It’s also used for agricultural and home gardening uses.
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