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


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Betula platphylla var japonica [Japanese White Birch]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
7
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
18.1%
 
 
 Standard Error
3.6%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Hoshika et al. (2012)

Well watered and fertilized two-year-old seedlings grown from July to October out-of-doors in 7-L pots within open-top chambers in the Sapporo Experimental Forest of Hokkaido University in northern Japan without (-) 60 nmol O3 per mol air during daytime hours
13%

 

 

Hoshika et al. (2012)

Well watered and fertilized two-year-old seedlings grown from July to October out-of-doors in 7-L pots within open-top chambers in the Sapporo Experimental Forest of Hokkaido University in northern Japan with (+) 60 nmol O3 per mol air during daytime hours
21%

 

 

Kitao et al. (2005)

Two-year-old seedlings grown for 45 days in pots in a natural-daylight phytotron at low soil nitrogen levels (100 mg/plant)
4%

 

 

Kitao et al. (2005)

Two-year-old seedlings grown for 45 days in pots in a natural-daylight phytotron at high soil nitrogen levels (700 mg/plant)
30%

 

 

Kitao et al. (2007)

One-year-old seedlings growing within a phytotron in 1.5-L pots filled with a clay loam soil mixed with pumice soil when WET (watered daily with 100 ml of water or nutrient solution)
9%

 

 

Kitao et al. (2007)

One-year-old seedlings growing within a phytotron in 1.5-L pots filled with a clay loam soil mixed with pumice soil when DRY (watered weekly with 100 ml of nutrient solution)
18%

 

 

Watanabe et al. (2016)

Two-year-old seedlings grown for five additional years in a FACE study in northern Japan in air of ambient CO2 (370 ppm) and enriched CO2 (500 pm)
32%

 

 

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