1-Naphthaleneacetic acid (NAA) is an organic compound with the formula C10H7CH2CO2H. This colorless solid is soluble in organic solvents. It features a carboxylmethyl group (CH2CO2H) linked to the "1-position" of naphthalene.NAA is a synthetic plant hormone in the auxin family and is an ingredient in many commercial plant rooting horticultural products.
1-Naphthylacetic Acid Usage 1-Naphthylacetic Acidis a rooting agent and used for the vegetative propagation of plants from stem and leaf cutting. It is also used for plant tissue culture. It can stimulate root formation in cuttings of woody and herbaceous plants, and vines;prevent premature flower and fruit drop in apples, pears, grapes, guavas, mangoes, water melons, pawpaws, citrus fruits, aubergines, cucumbers, cotton, soya beans, etc.;improve setting in fruit;induce flowering in pineapples and it's a fruit thinning agent in apple, pears, olives, citrus and other fruit.