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

Word History


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

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“Knop's solution.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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