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(indole butyric acid)
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Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts

Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts

USE WATER TO MAKE FRESH IBA ROOTING SOLUTIONS TO OVER 100,000 ppm.
Always in solution. This product is 1/3-1/5th the cost, and "Research" IBA/KIBA and "DIP" alcohol based "Rooting Solutions". When asking to purchase IBA WATER SOLUBLE SALTS, ask for it by name: HORTUS IBA WATER SOLUBLE SALTS.
For Distributor referral and Distributor ordering, contact:
Phytotronics, 314-770-0717,  sales@phytotronics.com

See Phytotronics: Rooting Products & Growing Supplies


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Rhizopon AA #1 #2 & #3 (dry powder rooting hormones)
Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablets (for rooting solutions)
Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts (for rooting solutions)

 

Hortus IBA

Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts
Mix with Ordinary Water to Make Rooting Solutions. Soluble to over 100,000 ppm IBA
Replaces Technical IBA and K-IBA, and "DIP type (alcohol based) rooting solutions.
Measure the Salts by weight and mix with water to make any solution concentration
.

 

 

USE BY ALL FOLIAR and BASAL METHODS
Spray Drip Down Method

First stick cuttings in media then spray with solution until drip down.
Total Immerse Method
Totally immerse the cuttings in the solution a few seconds then stick in media.
Quick Dip Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into solution a few seconds then stick in media.
Basal Long Soak Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into solution a few hours then stick in media.

 

Rhizopon AA dry dip rooting hormones

Rhizopon AA #1, #2 and #3
Dry Powder Rooting Hormones

Ready to use Rooting Powders in the three most popular concentrations. Use to root plant cutting by the Dry Dip Method.

 

 

Rhizopon AA #1: used on easier to root cuttings. Contains 0.1% IBA. Color coded PINK.
Use to root cuttings of house, foliage, tropical and hardy ornamental plants. Herbaceous, leaf, greenwood and softwood cuttings.

Rhizopon AA #2: used on a wide range of cutting types. Contains 0.3% IBA. Color coded GREEN
Use to root cuttings of house, foliage, tropical and hardy ornamental plants. Herbaceous, greenwood, softwood and hardwood cuttings

Rhizopon AA #3: used on harder to root cuttings. Contains 0.8% IBA. Color coded White.
Use to root cuttings of more difficult to root woody ornamental plants. Softwood & hardwood cuttings.

Dry Dip Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into the powder then stick in media.

 

Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablets

Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablets
Mix with Ordinary Water to Make Rooting Solutions. Replaces Technical IBA and K-IBA, and "DIP type (alcohol based) rooting solutions.
Measure the number of tablets and mix with water to make any solution concentration.


USE BY ALL FOLIAR and BASAL METHODS
Spray Drip Down Method

First stick cuttings in media then spray with solution until drip down.
Total Immerse Method
Totally immerse the cuttings in the solution a few seconds then stick in media.
Quick Dip Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into solution a few seconds then stick in media.
Basal Long Soak Method
Dip the basal end of the cutting into solution a few hours then stick in media.

     

Methods
TRICKS!
Support documents (index)
Dry Dip Method
Dry Dip demo
Foliar methods
METHOD REVIEW
Simple plant propagation methods
Root regeneration
SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
STENTING
Transplanting

"Cloning" IS Plant Propagation from Cuttings!

Videos
ROBOT: application of Rhizopon dry dip rooting hormones

Auxin use (video)
Basal Long Soak- grapes (video)
Spray Drip Down Method (video)
Robotic application (video)
Stenting (graft and root) (video)
Rhizopon Tablet counter (video)
Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablet (video)

Distributors and BUY NOW
Distributors US and worldwide

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Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablets

Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts


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Rooting Guides
Rhizopon Rooting Guide (Dutch)
Rooting Guide (English)

Rates
Plant List and products
Rates Basal Long Soak Method
Rates Basal Quick Dip Method
Rates: Dry Dip Method product selection
Rates Spray Drip Down and Total Immerse Methods


Discussions
FAQ (general information)
Interesting questions
Christmas trees
Grafting
Review of plant propagation (student paper)
Root formation symposium
The simple techniques to propagate plant from cuttings

Yoder, Aris information
(USER RECOMMENDATIONS)

Yoder recommendations (website)
Yoder recommendations (pdf)

Yoder webpage (website)
Yoder website (pdf)

Cutting selection and care
Taking cuttings
Cutting care
Cutting selection
Plant selection (index)

Applications
Propagation of Blueberry by Cuttings and Tissue Culture

Prunus

Handling products

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BOOK DOWNLOAD:
Hortus Plant Propagation from Cuttings

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"Propagation Book

BOOK DOWNLOAD:
Rhizopon Rooting Guide (old version)

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How to handle unrooted chrysanthemum cuttings such as provided by Syngenta Yoder Brothers & Aris Horticulture:

Use the Spray Drip Down Method with the following products and rates:
Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts at 200 ppm IBA or
Rhizopon AA Water Soluble Tablets at 4 tablets per liter water

See the short video on the Spray Drip Down Method

Get the FREE book:
Hortus Plant Propagation from Cuttings (pages 17-22)

 

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Company Information and Contact
Company Profile: Hortus USA & Rhizopon
Employment Opportunities
Sample Policy
Favorite Sites
Press Release: Zero Hour REI
Warranty

 
 
 

Articles and Downloads

   

ARTICLE INDEX

Advantage of liquid rooting hormones


DISCUSSIONS:

 

 


Shoot RNA, Cambrial Activity and Indolebutyric Acid Effectivity in Seasonal Rooting of Juvenile and Mature Ficus Pumila Cuttings

Stimulation of Bud and Shoot Development of Rieger Begonia Leaf Cuttings with Cytokinins

On the Development of Foliar Applied Rooting Solutions (2014)

Foliar Application of Water Based Rooting Solutions-do's and don'ts (2014)

Presentation on foliar applied rooting solutions - pdf from powerpoint (2014)


Primary Research on Root Forming Substances:
The first article published identifying the natural root forming substance (IAA, auxins):

On the Chemical Nature of the Root Forming Substances (1934)

Identification of IBA as a natural rooting substance:

Indole-3-butyric acid in plants : occurrence, synthesis, metabolism and transport

Identification of indole-3-butyric acid as an endogenous constituent of maize kernels and leaves

Improving Plant Propagation:

Propagation of Blueberry by Cuttings and Tissue Culture

Optimizing the Water Relations of Cuttings During Propagation

The Most Important Research on Foliar Applied Aqueous IBA Solutions:
A Histological and Physiological Analysis of Adventitious Root Formation in Juvenile and Mature Cuttings of Ficus Pumila L.

The Physiological Basis Of Adventitious Root Formation

Growth Regulator Effects on Adventitious Root Formation in Leaf Bud Cuttings of Juvenile and Mature Ficus pumila

Auxins and the Pathways for Foliar Applications
Joel Kroin

 

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Went

F.W. Went's research on the natural root forming substance and later important studies

'Wuchsstoff und Wachstum' Growth-Substance and Growth (1928)
Fritz W. Went

In 1928 Fritz W. Went published his doctorial thesis "Wuchsstoff und Wachstum" Growth-substance and growth. Went's thesis describes the theory of natural substance production and a method, 'bioassay', to determine the substance.
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Went's (1985) comments (pdf)

The Chemical Nature of the Root forming Substance
F. W. Went and K. Thimann (1934)
Following up with "Wuchsstoff und Wachstum", Went joined Kenneth Thimann at Cal Tech, In 1934 they discovered the natural rooting substance and related chemical compounds, now called 'auxins'.

     

Special pages
Pinhole camera photographs

 

 

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