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


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Cucumis sativus L. [Garden Cucumber]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
12
11
5
 Arithmetic Mean
44.8%
45.6%
138.4%
 Standard Error
6%
5.8
62.1%

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Adamse and Britz (1992)

growth chambers
85%

 

 

Aguera et al. (2006)

Stem biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for 14 days in growth chambers
 

 

72%

Aguera et al. (2006)

Leaf biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for 14 days in growth chambers
 

 

77%

Hartz et al. (1991)

field, polyethylene tunnel
 

54%

 

Heij and van Uffelen (1984)

glasshouse
24%

36%

 

Jiang et al. (2012)

Shoots of well watered and fertilized plants grown for one additional week after reaching the 3-leaf stage in pots containing a 6:3:1 (by volume) mixture of peat, vermiculite and perlite within controlled environment growth chambers without (WO) being sprayed with an aqueous solution of brassinosteroids (0.1 ÁM 24-epibrassinolide)
13%

 

 

Jiang et al. (2012)

Shoots of well watered and fertilized plants grown for one additional week after reaching the 3-leaf stage in pots containing a 6:3:1 (by volume) mixture of peat, vermiculite and perlite within controlled environment growth chambers with (W) being sprayed with an aqueous solution of brassinosteroids (0.1 ÁM 24-epibrassinolide)
32%

 

 

Jokinen et al. (2011)

Well watered and irrigated plants having an initial height of 40 cm grown in peat boards for eleven harvesting weeks within two controlled-environment greenhouses
40%

 

 

Klapwijk and Wubben (1984)

pots, glasshouse
 

16%

 

Kriedemann and Wong (1984)

containers, greenhouse
 

 

416%

Madore and Grodzinski (1985)

pots (6 liter), growth chambers
 

 

66%

Mortensen (1984)

growth chambers
 

28%

 

Mortensen (1985)

pots (11-cm)
 

42%

 

Peet (1986)

pots (0.24 liter)
 

83%

 

Peet and Willits (1987)

pots (10 cm diameter)
54%

 

 

Sanchez-Guerrero et al. (2005)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in perlite bags in greenhouses: yield
30%

 

 

Sanchez-Guerrero et al. (2009)

Stem, petiole and leaf biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in standard perlite bags within greenhouses
28%

 

 

Sanchez-Guerrero et al. (2009)

Fruit biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in standard perlite bags within greenhouses
52%

 

 

Slack and Hand (1985)

pots (23-cm), glasshouse, day/night,20/20┬░ C
 

62%

 

Slack and Hand (1985)

pots (23-cm), glasshouse, day/night, 25/16.5┬░ C
 

71%

 

Tischler et al. (2000)

greenhouse
74%

 

 

Willits and Peet (1989)

bags (19 liter)
64%

31%

 

Willits and Peet (1989)

bags (19 liter)
41%

 

61%

Willits and Peet (1989)

field
 

44%

 

Willits and Peet (1989)

bags (19 liter)
 

35%

 

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