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


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Brassica napus L. [Oilseed Rape]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
38
7
 
 Arithmetic Mean
43.8%
29.7%
 
 Standard Error
5.2%
7
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Clausen et al. (2011)

Yield of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in 11-liter pots within controlled-environment chambers
11%

 

 

Dahal et al. (2012)

Well watered and fertilized fully-expanded third leaves of 3-week-old non-acclimated (NA) wild type (WT) B. napus plants grown from seed (one to each 0.5-L pot) in controlled-environment chambers
19%

 

 

Dahal et al. (2012)

Well watered and fertilized fully-expanded third leaves of 4-week-old BnCBF17-OE (over-expressing) B. napus plants grown from seed (one to each 0.5-L pot) in controlled-environment chambers
38%

 

 

Dahal et al. (2012)

Well watered and fertilized fully-expanded third leaves of 12-week-old cold-acclimated (CA) wild type (WT) B. napus plants grown from seed (one to each 0.5-L pot) in controlled-environment chambers
33%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2008)

Shoot biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in the field in a FACE study near Stuttgart, Germany
57%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2008)

Seed biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in the field in a FACE study near Stuttgart, Germany
50%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2011)

Shoot biomass of plants grown from seed for 142 days in 7-L containers filled with 8 kg of washed river sand supplied with adequate macro- and micro-nutrients, but at low nitrogen (N) fertility (75 kg N/ha) within controlled-environment chambers
16%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2011)

Shoot biomass of plants grown from seed for 142 days in 7-L containers filled with 8 kg of washed river sand supplied with adequate macro- and micro-nutrients, but at medium nitrogen (N) fertility (150 kg N/ha) within controlled-environment chambers
14%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2011)

Shoot biomass of plants grown from seed for 142 days in 7-L containers filled with 8 kg of washed river sand supplied with adequate macro- and micro-nutrients, but at high nitrogen (N) fertility (225 kg N/ha) within controlled-environment chambers
26%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2011)

Root biomass of plants grown from seed for 142 days in 7-L containers filled with 8 kg of washed river sand supplied with adequate macro- and micro-nutrients, but at low nitrogen (N) fertility (75 kg N/ha) within controlled-environment chambers
30%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2011)

Root biomass of plants grown from seed for 142 days in 7-L containers filled with 8 kg of washed river sand supplied with adequate macro- and micro-nutrients, but at medium nitrogen (N) fertility (150 kg N/ha) within controlled-environment chambers
76%

 

 

Franzaring et al. (2011)

Root biomass of plants grown from seed for 142 days in 7-L containers filled with 8 kg of washed river sand supplied with adequate macro- and micro-nutrients, but at high nitrogen (N) fertility (225 kg N/ha) within controlled-environment chambers
58%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Tanto cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at elevated temperature (ET = AT + 5C)
106%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Bolero cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at ambient (A) temperature (T)
14%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Bolero cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at elevated temperature (ET = AT + 5C)
46%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Mozart cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at ambient (A) temperature (T)
-1%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Mozart cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at elevated temperature (ET = AT + 5C)
13%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Mary cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at ambient (A) temperature (T)
46%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Mary cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at elevated temperature (ET = AT + 5C)
42%

 

 

Frenck et al. (2011)

Seed yield of the Tanto cultivar of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in eleven-L pots, filled with a standard sphagnum substrate, within controlled-environment phytotron chambers at ambient (A) temperature (T)
12%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2008a)

Leaf biomass of well watered non-transgenic plants grown for 17 to 18 days in controlled-environment chambers
23%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2008a)

Leaf biomass of well watered Bt-transgenic plants grown for 17 to 18 days in controlled-environment chambers
21%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2008b)

Plants grown from seed for 30 days in 0.66-L pots filled with a 2:1:1 mix of fertilized soil, sphagnum peat and sand within computer-controlled growth chambers maintained at day/night temperatures of 20/16C (ambient T)
57%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2008b)

Plants grown from seed for 30 days in 0.66-L pots filled with a 2:1:1 mix of fertilized soil, sphagnum peat and sand within computer-controlled growth chambers maintained at day/night temperatures of 24/20C (elevated T)
33%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2008b)

Transgenic (Bt) plants grown from seed for 30 days in 0.66-L pots filled with a 2:1:1 mix of fertilized soil, sphagnum peat and sand within computer-controlled growth chambers maintained at day/night temperatures of 20/16C (ambient T)
22%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2008b)

Transgenic (Bt) plants grown from seed for 30 days in 0.66-L pots filled with a 2:1:1 mix of fertilized soil, sphagnum peat and sand within computer-controlled growth chambers maintained at day/night temperatures of 24/20C (elevated T)
46%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2009)

Shoot biomass of transgenic plants (containing a truncated synthetic Bt cry1Ac transgene) grown from seed for 17-18 days within controlled-environment chambers in 0.66-liter pots filled with a 2:1:1 mixture of fertilized compost, Sphagnum peat and sand
21%

 

 

Himanen et al. (2009)

Shoot biomass of non-transgenic plants grown from seed for 17-18 days within controlled-environment chambers in 0.66-liter pots filled with a 2:1:1 mixture of fertilized compost, Sphagnum peat and sand
23%

 

 

Hogy et al. (2010)

Aboveground biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in a mini-FACE experiment conducted at Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany
59%

 

 

Hogy et al. (2010)

Seed yield of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in a mini-FACE experiment conducted at Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany
52%

 

 

Hogy et al. (2010)

Oil yield biomass (per unit ground area) of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in a mini-FACE experiment at Stuttgart-Hohenheim (Germany)
56%

 

 

Morison and Gifford (1984)

pots (3.2 kg soil)
62%

 

 

Qaderi et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of well fertilized seven-day-old plants grown for an additional 11 days in controlled-environment growth chambers in well-watered (to field capacity) soil moisture conditions at low day/night temperatures (22C/18C)
130%

 

 

Qaderi et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of well fertilized seven-day-old plants grown for an additional 11 days in controlled-environment growth chambers in well-watered (to field capacity) soil moisture conditions at high day/night temperatures (28C/24C)
82%

 

 

Qaderi et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of well fertilized seven-day-old plants grown for an additional 11 days in controlled-environment growth chambers in drought-stressed (at the wilting point) soil moisture conditions at low day/night temperatures (22C/18C)
66%

 

 

Qaderi et al. (2006)

Photosynthesis of well fertilized seven-day-old plants grown for an additional 11 days in controlled-environment growth chambers in drought-stressed (at the wilting point) soil moisture conditions at high day/night temperatures (28C/24C)
150%

 

 

Qaderi and Reid (2005)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to harvest in pots in controlled environment chambers with a daily dose of UV-B radiation in the amount of 4.2 kJ m-2
21%

 

 

Qaderi and Reid (2005)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to harvest in pots in controlled environment chambers without a daily dose of UV-B radiation
35%

 

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in pots in controlled environment cabinets harvested at 16 days after planting
 

55%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in pots in controlled environment cabinets harvested at 30 days after planting
 

55%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in pots in controlled environment cabinets harvested at 43 days after planting
 

0%

 

Tohidimoghadam et al. (2011)

Oil yield of plants (cultivar Okapi) grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in clear-plastic enclosures under well-watered (WW, soil at field capacity) conditions
 

20%

 

Tohidimoghadam et al. (2011)

Oil yield of plants (cultivar Okapi) grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in clear-plastic enclosures under water-stressed (WS, soil at 60% field capacity) conditions
 

26%

 

Tohidimoghadam et al. (2011)

Oil yield of plants (cultivar Talaye) grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in clear-plastic enclosures under well-watered (WW, soil at field capacity) conditions
 

20%

 

Tohidimoghadam et al. (2011)

Oil yield of plants (cultivar Talaye) grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in clear-plastic enclosures under water-stressed (WS, soil at 60% field capacity) conditions
 

32%

 

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