Percent Dry Weight (Biomass) Increases for
300, 600 and 900 ppm Increases in the Air's CO2 Concentration:


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Andropogon gerardii Vitman [Big Bluestem]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
12
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
20.3%
 
 
 Standard Error
7.2%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Hamerlynck et al. (1997)

open-top chamber around tallgrass prairie, wet
6%

 

 

Hamerlynck et al. (1997)

open-top chamber around tallgrass prairie, dry
37%

 

 

Kakani and Reddy (2007)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in fine sand within naturally-sunlit controlled-environment growth chambers at a day/night temperature of 20/12?C
25%

 

 

Kakani and Reddy (2007)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in fine sand within naturally-sunlit controlled-environment growth chambers at a day/night temperature of 25/17?C
15%

 

 

Kakani and Reddy (2007)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in fine sand within naturally-sunlit controlled-environment growth chambers at a day/night temperature of 30/22?C
4%

 

 

Kakani and Reddy (2007)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in fine sand within naturally-sunlit controlled-environment growth chambers at a day/night temperature of 35/27?C
0%

 

 

Kakani and Reddy (2007)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in fine sand within naturally-sunlit controlled-environment growth chambers at a day/night temperature of 40/32?C
15%

 

 

Knapp et al. (1993)

open-top chambers, 1991
35%

 

 

Knapp et al. (1993)

open-top chambers, 1992
21%

 

 

LeCain and Morgan (1998)

Well-watered and fertilized C4 plants grown from seed in 8-liter pots for 39 days in controlled environment chambers
90%

 

 

Millhollen et al. (2006)

Aboveground biomass of well watered potted plants grown from seed in naturally-lit growth chambers for 31 weeks
0%

 

 

Reich et al. (2001)

FACE
-5%

 

 

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