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


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Beta vulgaris L. [Common Beet]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
33
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
65.7%
 
 
 Standard Error
19.3%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Burkart et al. (2009)

Well watered plants of cv. Wiebke grown from seed as per local farming practices in a FACE study conducted in Braunschweig, Germany, at adequate soil nitrogen (N)
12%

 

 

Burkart et al. (2009)

Well watered plants of cv. Wiebke grown from seed as per local farming practices in a FACE study conducted in Braunschweig, Germany, at 50% of adequate soil nitrogen (N)
37%

 

 

Caulfield and Bunce (1994)

outdoor chambers, experiment 1, no larvae, shoot mass
135%

 

 

Caulfield and Bunce (1994)

outdoor chambers, experiment 1, with larvae, shoot mass
203%

 

 

Caulfield and Bunce (1994)

outdoor chambers, experiment 2, no larvae, shoot mass
184%

 

 

Caulfield and Bunce (1994)

outdoor chambers, experiment 2, with larvae, shoot mass
229%

 

 

Caulfield and Bunce (1994)

outdoor chambers, experiment 3, no larvae, shoot mass
243%

 

 

Caulfield and Bunce (1994)

outdoor chambers, experiment 3, with larvae, shoot mass
572%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers,deficient nitrogen, 1993
8%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers,deficient nitrogen, 1994
7%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers,deficient nitrogen, 1995
16%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers, abundant nitrogen, 1993
20%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers, abundant nitrogen, 1994
24%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers, abundant nitrogen, 1995
22%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers,deficient nitrogen, roots
11%

 

 

Demmers-Derks et al. (1998)

controlled-environment chambers, abundant nitrogen, roots
23%

 

 

Ignatova et al. (2005)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from the 3- to 4-leaf stage for three days in controlled environment chambers
19%

 

 

Ignatova et al. (2005)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from the 3- to 4-leaf stage for eight days in controlled environment chambers
14%

 

 

Kumari et al. (2012)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity during December and January in the botanical garden of Banaras Hindu University on the eastern Gangetic plains of India within open-top chambers
46%

 

 

Manderscheid et al. (2010)

Total biomass in 2001 of adequately fertilized and irrigated plants grown out-of-doors at Braunschweig (Germany) in a FACE study of a typical North German crop rotation, with sugar beets appearing in 2001 and 2004, and with a shading treatment included in 2004, which reduced solar radiation received by the crop by 49% from 15 July until final harvest
12%

 

 

Manderscheid et al. (2010)

Total biomass in 2004 of adequately fertilized and irrigated plants grown out-of-doors at Braunschweig (Germany) in a FACE study of a typical North German crop rotation, with sugar beets appearing in 2001 and 2004, unshaded until final harvest
21%

 

 

Manderscheid et al. (2010)

Total biomass in 2004 of adequately fertilized and irrigated plants grown out-of-doors at Braunschweig (Germany) in a FACE study of a typical North German crop rotation, with sugar beets appearing in 2001 and 2004, and with a shading treatment included in 2004, which reduced solar radiation received by the crop by 49% from 15 July until final harvest
41%

 

 

Manderscheid et al. (2010)

White sugar biomass of adequately fertilized and irrigated plants grown out-of-doors at Braunschweig (Germany) in a FACE study of a typical North German crop rotation, with sugar beets appearing in 2001
21%

 

 

Manderscheid et al. (2010)

White sugar biomass of adequately fertilized and irrigated plants grown out-of-doors at Braunschweig (Germany) in a FACE study of a typical North German crop rotation, with sugar beets appearing in 2001 and 2004, and without shade until final harvest
22%

 

 

Manderscheid et al. (2010)

White sugar biomass of adequately fertilized and irrigated plants grown out-of-doors at Braunschweig (Germany) in a FACE study of a typical North German crop rotation, with sugar beets appearing in 2001 and 2004, and with a shading treatment included in 2004, which reduced solar radiation received by the crop by 49% from 15 July until final harvest
48%

 

 

Romanova et al. (2002)

phytotron chamber, leaf and petiole,low nitrogen
53%

 

 

Romanova et al. (2002)

phytotron chamber, leaf and petiole,medium nitrogen
34%

 

 

Romanova et al. (2002)

phytotron chamber, leaf and petiole,high nitrogen
27%

 

 

Romanova et al. (2002)

phytotron chamber, roots, low nitrogen
10%

 

 

Romanova et al. (2002)

phytotron chamber, roots, medium nitrogen
24%

 

 

Romanova et al. (2002)

phytotron chamber, roots, high nitrogen
4%

 

 

Weigel et al. (2005)

Aboveground biomass of well-watered plants grown from seed to harvest in a FACE study under standard nitrogen application
14%

 

 

Weigel et al. (2005)

Aboveground biomass of well-watered plants grown from seed to harvest in a FACE study under sub-standard nitrogen application (50% of standard)
11%

 

 

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