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Economou & Read Basal Medium
Product ID: E575


Description: Contains the macro- and micronutrients and vitamins as described by Economou & Read (1984).

Solubility Water
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Grams of powder to prepare 1 Liter 1.84
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
UPC / SKU E575
Storage Temp. 2-6 °C
Tariff Code 3822.00.5090
Risk Info (R) 8-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 17-26-36
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A300 Ammonium Nitrate 400
A305 Ammonium Sulfate 132
B210 Boric Acid 6.2
C266 Calcium Chloride, Anhydrous 332.2
C350 Cobalt Chloride Hexahydrate 0.025
C375 Cupric Sulfate, Pentahydrate 0.025
I331 Iron Chelate, Sequestrene 330 56
M150 Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous 180.7
M250 Manganese Sulfate 16.9
P100 Potassium Nitrate 202
P846 Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic, Anhydrous 408
M651 Sodium Molybdate (VI), Dihydrate 0.25
Z101 Zinc Sulfate, Heptahydrate 8.6
I703 myo-Inositol 100
T390 Thiamine HCl 0.4

E575 Economou and Read Basal Medium

Form: Powder
Appearance: Off-White to Yellow
Application: Plant Tissue Culture
Solubility: Soluble in Water
Typical Working Concentration: 1.84g/L
Storage Temp: 2-6°C
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: Preparation of concentrated solutions is not recommended as insoluble precipitates may form.
Other Notes: Contains the macro- and micronutrients and vitamins as described by Economou & Read (1984). Plant Tissue Culture Tested
Formula (mg/L)
Ammonium Nitrate  400
Ammonium Sulfate 132
Boric Acid  6.2
Calcium Chloride, Anhydrous  332.2
Cobalt Chloride.6H2O 0.025
Cupric Sulfate.5H2O  0.025
Ferric Sodium DTPA 56
Magnesium Sulfate, Anhydrous  180.7
Manganese Sulfate.H2O  16.9
Molybdic Acid (Sodium Salt). 2H2O  0.25
Potassium Nitrate  202
Potassium Phosphate, Monobasic  408
Zinc Sulfate.7H2O 8.6
myo-Inositol  100
Thiamine.HCl  0.4

Application Notes
Plant species: Rhododendron spp. (Economou, 1984); Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Hosier et al., 1985)
This medium was originally developed for northern-hardy, deciduous azaleas.

Economou, AS and PE Read (1984) In vitro shoot proliferation of Minnesota deciduous azaleas, HortSci. 19(1):60-61. Hosier MA, Flatebo G, Read PE (1985) In vitro propagation of lingonberry. HortSci, 20: 364-365.