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Volume 22: May 2019
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Last 15 Postings

Plant Growth Database (17 May 2019)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Red Maple (Hao et al., 2018). To access the entire database, click here.

The Interactive Effects of CO2 and Light Intensity on Orchid Flowering (16 May 2019)
Six hours of CO2 enrichment per day for 16 weeks was sufficient to improve the growth and flowering percentage of an orchid plant...

The Impact of Elevated CO2 on Soybean Growth and Herbivore Resistance (15 May 2019)
Not only does elevated CO2 improve soybean yields, it induces changes in plant foliar chemistry that negatively impacts the growth, development and fecundity of a leaf-chewing herbivorous insect...

Plant Growth Database (14 May 2019)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Cassava (Cruz et al., 2018). To access the entire database, click here.

The Effects of Elevated pCO2 Seawater on Pacific Cod Larvae (13 May 2019)
A presumed negative effect observed after two weeks disappears when re-measured three weeks later...

Plant Growth Database (10 May 2019)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Common Bean (Ma et al., 2018). To access the entire database, click here.

Response of a Tropical Tree Exposed to Elevated CO2 and Drought (9 May 2019)
Rising concentrations of atmospheric CO2 will likely stimulate growth and improve the water use efficiency of this Amazon tree species, especially so during times of drought...

Interactive Effects of Elevated CO2 and Temperature on Brassica napus (8 May 2019)
If future atmospheric CO2 concentrations rise to 800 ppm, this key European crop will experience biomass enhancements of 30%. And if temperatures rise by 4 °C in concert with CO2, the biomass enhancements will reach a whopping 140%...

Plant Growth Database (7 May 2019)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Maize (Xie et al., 2018). To access the entire database, click here.

Improved Growth and Nitrogen Fixation from Elevated CO2 in Two Lentil Cultivars (6 May 2019)
Under adequate soil water conditions, elevated CO2 will increase both the quantity (grain yield) and quality (grain N concentration) of two lentil cultivars...

A Review of Coral Thermal Tolerance Abilities (3 May 2019)
In coping with rising temperatures, corals have multiple mechanisms by which they can acclimatize and adapt to ensure their resilience long into the future...

A CO2-induced Enhancement of Wheat Grain Yields on Acidic Soils (2 May 2019)
A 150 ppm rise in atmospheric CO2 improves the grain yield of wheat lines with aluminum toxicity-resistant genes, making it possible for farmers to reap enhancements of 30 percent of more on low-quality acidic soils...

Plant Growth Database (2 May 2019)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Sweet Pepper (Piñero et al., 2018). To access the entire database, click here.

Plant Growth Database (30 April 2019)
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Cucumber (Dong et al., 2018). To access the entire database, click here.

The CO2-induced Up- and Down-regulation of Cucumber Metabolites to Alleviate Drought Stress (29 April 2019)
The results of this analysis demonstrate that the benefits of atmospheric CO2 enrichment typically reported in most studies (e.g., leaf, stem and/or root biomass enhancements) begin at a metabolic level, where multiple metabolites are differentially expressed to help improve growth under both stressful and non-stressful growing conditions...

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