N-1-naphthylphthalamic acid

N-1-naphthylphthalamic acid

[¦en ¦wən ¦naf·thil·thə′lam·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C10H7NHCOC6H4COOH A crystalline solid with a melting point of 185°C; used as a preemergence herbicide.
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AUXIN TRANSPORT INHIBITOR N-1-NAPHTHYLPHTHALAMIC ACID ON
IAA is transported downward in the plant by a complex cell to cell mechanism that is sensitive to inhibition by N-1-naphthylphthalamic acid (NPA).