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


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Arabidopsis thaliana [Thale Cress]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
20
1
 
 Arithmetic Mean
150.5%
122%
 
 Standard Error
44%
0
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Boyes et al. (2001)

Increase in average plant growth rate from stage 1.0 (cotyledons opened fully) to 5.10 (first flower buds visible) of well watered plants grown from seed in 200 cm3 plastic pots in growth chambers
26%

 

 

Ekman et all. (2007)

Well watered plants grown from seed in pots within growth chambers for 13 days after the cotyledons had opened
85%

 

 

Gibeaut et al. (2001)

Plants grown for seven weeks in controlled environment chambers
 

122%

 

Jauregui et al. (2015)

Root biomass of plants grown hydroponically for 15 days and then transferred to other hydroponic containers filled with modified Rigaud and Puppo’s solution, where the nitrogen source (NH4NO3) was replaced every 3-4 days for a period of five more weeks
86%

 

 

Jauregui et al. (2015)

Shoot biomass of plants grown hydroponically for 15 days and then transferred to other hydroponic containers filled with modified Rigaud and Puppo’s solution, where the nitrogen source (NH4NO3) was replaced every 3-4 days for a period of five more weeks
82%

 

 

Lau et al. (2007)

Six-day-old plants grown out-of-doors under natural conditions in a FACE study for approximately five weeks (at which point flowering had ceased) in 164-ml pots filled with a low-nutrient potting mix
67%

 

 

Lau et al. (2010)

Plants grown from seed to maturity in small pots placed within open-field FACE arrays at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, Minnesota (USA)
65%

 

 

Lau et al. (2010)

Plants grown from seed to maturity (in competition with Bromus inermis) in small pots placed within open-field FACE arrays at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, Minnesota (USA)
78%

 

 

Lau et al. (2010)

Plants grown from seed to maturity (in competition with Andropogon gerardii) in small pots placed within open-field FACE arrays at the Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, Minnesota (USA)
71%

 

 

Lau and Tiffin (2009)

Adequately fertilized and watered plants grown from seed to senescence rooted in 164-ml \\\"conetainers\\\" at the BioCON FACE experiment at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area in Minnesota (USA) without foliar insecticide applications
110%

 

 

Lau and Tiffin (2009)

Adequately fertilized and watered plants grown from seed to senescence rooted in 164-ml \\\"conetainers\\\" at the BioCON FACE experiment at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area in Minnesota (USA) with foliar insecticide applications
180%

 

 

Takatani et al. (2014)

Shoots and roots biomass of seedlings of both a wild type and mutant grown in controlled-environment chambers under nitrogen-sufficient conditions on a medium that contained nitrate as the sole nitrogen source
83%

 

 

Teng et al. (2006)

Well watered plants grown from seed through growth stage 5.10, one each in pots containing a 1-to-1 mixture of vermiculite and peat in controlled-environment chambers, from growth stage 1.0 to 5.10
26%

 

 

Teng et al. (2009)

Total biomass of plants grown from seed to maturity in controlled-environment chambers, after which more plants were grown from the seeds produced in the prior growth cycle, and etc., until fifteen generations had been successfully grown and measured for total and reproductive plant biomass production
25%

 

 

Teng et al. (2009)

Reproductive biomass of plants grown from seed to maturity in controlled-environment chambers, after which more plants were grown from the seeds produced in the prior growth cycle, and etc., until fifteen generations had been successfully grown and measured for total and reproductive plant biomass production
33%

 

 

Tocquin et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis at 4 weeks of plants grown hydroponically from seed for 6 weeks in phytotronic cabinets at a low root-solution nitrogen (N) concentration (1/16 N)
210%

 

 

Tocquin et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis at 4 weeks of plants grown hydroponically from seed for 6 weeks in phytotronic cabinets at a medium root-solution nitrogen (N) concentration (1 N = 3.5 mM NO3-, considered optimum)
235%

 

 

Tocquin et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis at 4 weeks of plants grown hydroponically from seed for 6 weeks in phytotronic cabinets at a high root-solution nitrogen (N) concentration (6 N)
610%

 

 

Tocquin et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of plants grown hydroponically from seed for 6 weeks in phytotronic cabinets at a low root-solution nitrogen (N) concentration (1/16 N)
-7%

 

 

Tocquin et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of plants grown hydroponically from seed for 6 weeks in phytotronic cabinets at a medium root-solution nitrogen (N) concentration (1 N = 3.5 mM NO3-, considered optimum)
145%

 

 

Tocquin et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of plants grown hydroponically from seed for 6 weeks in phytotronic cabinets at a high root-solution nitrogen (N) concentration (6 N)
800%

 

 

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