naphthaleneacetic acid

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naphthaleneacetic acid

[¦naf·thə‚lēn·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C10H7CH2COOH White, odorless crystals, melting at 132-135°C; soluble in organic solvents, slightly soluble in water; used as an agricultural spray. Abbreviated NAA. Also known as 1-naphthylacetic acid.
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The newest addition to VBC's biorational portfolio of pome fruit products, PoMaxa is based on the active ingredient 1-Naphthaleneacetic acid and offers growers the convenience of multiple uses in a single, easy-to-use formulation.