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


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Brassica oleracea L. [Broccoli]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
11
9
 
 Arithmetic Mean
47.2%
59.6%
 
 Standard Error
8.2%
11.7
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

111%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

120%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

18%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

74%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

28%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

28%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

46%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

74%

 

Reekie et al. (1998)

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

37%

 

Sage et al. (1989)

Cabbage grown in a greenhouse
59%

 

 

Schonhof et al. (2007)

Fresh-weight biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown to full-head consumer stage in a controlled greenhouse environment
7%

 

 

Vuorinen et al. (2004)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for 25 days in 1-liter pots filled with Sphagnum peat and sand (3:1 v/v) in growth chambers maintained at either 360 or 720 ppm CO2; no larval insect feeding
39%

 

 

Vuorinen et al. (2004)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for 25 days in 1-liter pots filled with Sphagnum peat and sand (3:1 v/v) in growth chambers maintained at either 360 or 720 ppm CO2; 48 hours feeding by Plutella xylostella
11%

 

 

Vuorinen et al. (2004)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for 25 days in 1-liter pots filled with Sphagnum peat and sand (3:1 v/v) in growth chambers maintained at either 360 or 720 ppm CO2; 48 hours feeding by Spodoptera littoralis
28%

 

 

Zaghdoud et al. (2013)

Shoot biomass (dry weight) of three-day-old seedlings grown within a controlled-environment chamber for an additional two weeks in 15-L containers filled with continuously-aerated Hoagland nutrient solution that was replaced each week, after which a salinity treatment (0 mM NaCl) was applied for 15 more days, whereupon the plants were harvested
38%

 

 

Zaghdoud et al. (2013)

Shoot biomass (dry weight) of three-day-old seedlings grown within a controlled-environment chamber for an additional two weeks in 15-L containers filled with continuously-aerated Hoagland nutrient solution that was replaced each week, after which a salinity treatment (60 mM NaCl) was applied for 15 more days, whereupon the plants were harvested
43%

 

 

Zaghdoud et al. (2013)

Shoot biomass (dry weight) of three-day-old seedlings grown within a controlled-environment chamber for an additional two weeks in 15-L containers filled with continuously-aerated Hoagland nutrient solution that was replaced each week, after which a salinity treatment (90 mM NaCl) was applied for 15 more days, whereupon the plants were harvested
94%

 

 

Zaghdoud et al. (2013)

Root biomass (dry weight) of three-day-old seedlings grown within a controlled-environment chamber for an additional two weeks in 15-L containers filled with continuously-aerated Hoagland nutrient solution that was replaced each week, after which a salinity treatment (0 mM NaCl) was applied for 15 more days, whereupon the plants were harvested
51%

 

 

Zaghdoud et al. (2013)

Root biomass (dry weight) of three-day-old seedlings grown within a controlled-environment chamber for an additional two weeks in 15-L containers filled with continuously-aerated Hoagland nutrient solution that was replaced each week, after which a salinity treatment (60 mM NaCl) was applied for 15 more days, whereupon the plants were harvested
55%

 

 

Zaghdoud et al. (2013)

Root biomass (dry weight) of three-day-old seedlings grown within a controlled-environment chamber for an additional two weeks in 15-L containers filled with continuously-aerated Hoagland nutrient solution that was replaced each week, after which a salinity treatment (90 mM NaCl) was applied for 15 more days, whereupon the plants were harvested
94%

 

 

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