Knop's solution

\ ˈnäps-, kəˈnōps- \

Definition of Knop's solution

: a nutrient solution used in growth experiments with higher plants and containing definite proportions of calcium nitrate, potassium nitrate, magnesium sulfate, monobasic potassium phosphate, and potassium chloride dissolved in water

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History and Etymology for Knop's solution

after J. A. L. W. Knop †1891 German chemist

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“Knop's solution.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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