Litvay Macroelements is supplied by HiMedia. It is available in the form of a white to off-white, homogeneous, free flowing powder with a pH in the range of 4.0 to 5.0. Since this product is extremely hygroscopic, it is advisable to store it at 2-8C, in air tight containers. The composition (mg/ml) is as follows:
Potassium nitrate (19000.00)
Ammonium nitrate (1650.00)
Calcium chloride.2H2O (22.00)
Magnesium sulphate (903.37)
Potassium phosphate monobasic (340.00)
Litvay macroelements has been specially formulated for plant cell, tissue and organ cultures. Potassium nitrate and ammonium nitrate serves as the sources of nitrate.