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Knop's Solution

Dissolve each of the following four salts in one liter of distilled water:


1 g potassium nitrate (KNO3)

1 g magnesium sulfate
(MgSO4)

1 g potassium phosphate dibasic
(K2HPO4)

3 g calcium nitrate
(Ca(NO3)2)

For immediate use, add five liters of
distilled water to the original stock solution. This 1% solution may need to be
shaken before use to mix undissolved salts. Pour solution into containers and
autoclave.

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